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2009 | Sistema Fellows program launches

Galvanized by José Antonio Abreu’s TED Wish to Change the World, the Conservatory commits to training 50 talented musicians, 10 per year for five years, to lead and develop community-based music programs modeled after Venezuela’s nucleos. More about this

In addition to the programs created or led by Sistema Fellows program alumni nationwide, in 2017 Stanford Thompson '10 was himself named a TED Fellow. More about this