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A window into the adventures of the 50 alumni of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory TypePad
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Storytelling

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:02
Steven Liu, Adrienne Taylor, Andrea Profili (2011 Sistema Fellows) For young musicians to have storytelling as part of their portfolio of skills will give them an edge in our incredibly competitive world. I suppose you could call it "presentation skills," or "good communication," but I like to stay with "storytelling"... Sistema Fellows Program

The Ensemble, October edition

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:34
The October edition of Tricia Tunstall and Eric Booth's publication chronicling the emerging field of El Sistema-inspired activity in the US and beyond, and featuring an essay by Julie Davis, Sistema Fellow '12, is found here. Sistema Fellows Program

Where are they now?

Thu, 2014-10-09 22:23
An interactive map showing the current locations of the 50 Sistema Fellows, as of October 2014. Sistema Fellows Program

Teaching social change through song

Thu, 2014-10-09 14:42
While growing up in Baltimore, current Fishtown resident Alysia Lee was a bit of a problem child with a lot of attitude. "As a kid, I was really smart mouthed and prone to violence. I’d throw desks and chairs in school," Lee said. "I just had a lot of issues... Sistema Fellows Program

El Sistema@University Circle in the news

Thu, 2014-10-09 14:35
The Music Settlement, which offers music therapy, early childhood education and music instruction to people of all ages, announced it has absorbed the assets of El Sistema@University Circle and is offering scholarships to former El Sistema students. Isabel Trautwein (Sistema Fellow '11) in action. Terms of the arrangement were not... Sistema Fellows Program

The Ensemble, September edition

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:16
The September edition of Tricia Tunstall and Eric Booth's publication chronicling the emerging field of El Sistema-inspired activity in the US and beyond, and featuring an essay by Lorrie Heagy, Sistema Fellow '10, is found here. Sistema Fellows Program

Experiencing El Sistema

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:11
The fifth class of Sistema Fellows was incredibly privileged to experience El Sistema in Venezuela for four weeks in November and December 2013. The five classes of the Fellowship were granted unprecedented access to observe and engage with different aspects of programming as well as meetings with key members of... Sistema Fellows Program

Atlanta Music Project featured on ESPN

Thu, 2014-09-11 12:42
Photo: Anthony Alston. Go here for a gallery of behind-the-scenes images of the Atlanta Music Project video shoot, including Dantes Rameau '10 and Aisha Bowden '12. Sistema Fellows Program

El Sistema Lehigh Valley

Fri, 2014-08-29 13:48
Promotional video shared by El Sistema Lehigh Valley's Program Director Steven Liu, Sistema Fellow '11. Sistema Fellows Program

Why wait for the dust to settle?

Fri, 2014-08-29 13:46
Being from Minnesota, also known as “the land of 10,000 choirs” – and taking to heart Dr. Abreu’s advice to “do what I know best” – I knew I had to start a Sistema-inspired choral program in my home state after graduation. After two months of extensive community mapping, I... Sistema Fellows Program

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