SerHacer grants awarded

Congratulations to Julie Davis (Sistema Fellow '12), Avi Mehta (Sistema Fellow '12), and Graciela Briceno (Sistema Fellow '11) whose El Sistema-inspired programs are among 18 intensive ensemble-based music education programs across the state to be awarded three-year operating funding, instruments, and professional development opportunities by the Massachusetts Cultural Council! Learn... Sistema Fellows Program

The Ensemble, September edition

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, including an essay about student instruments by Avi Mehta (Sistema Fellow '12), is found here. Sistema Fellows Program

Striving to be better

It is absolutely invigorating to be in the room with 60 children completely immersed in performing a piece of music together – counting under their breath, listening and watching as if their life depended on it, eyes shining with pride when they hit their highest note without a squeak. Our... Sistema Fellows Program

More Innovation Grants Awarded

During the second year of the Sistema Fellowship Resource Center, I am pleased to announce that the following Innovation Grants (matching funds for projects that advance personal knowledge while also building capacity in the field) have been awarded to alumni of the Sistema Fellows Program: Lorrie Heagy '10: Support for... Sistema Fellows Program

Music For All: Austin Soundwaves

Click here to enjoy a short film about Austin Soundwaves and its director, Patrick Slevin (Sistema Fellow '12), featured on Arts In Context, a program of KLRU, Austin's public television station. Sistema Fellows Program