Emily Kubitskey came to England from Los Angeles in August 2016 to lead the woodwind section and tutor the clarinet players of the Sistema England Young Leaders Orchestra. Since then, the landscape in America has changed dramatically, and we caught up with her to discuss music, social change and the courage to cope with difficult times.
El Sistema Greece was launched in August 2016. We spoke to founder Anis Barnat, who is working with refugees in Athens and Lesbos. Key Information: Number of children: About 500 by the end of 2016, and 2,000 by 2017 Countries they are from: Syria, Afghanistan, Palestine, Pakistan, Iraq Ages: 4 to 18 years old Taking
Juan Carlos Maggiorani, a violinist from Venezuela, is Artistic Director at Orquestra Geração, a Sistema programme in Portugal. We are delighted to announce that he is returning to work with the Young Leaders orchestra as a violin teacher and consulting artist during their August residency. He has also been recently elected to the board of Sistema Europe. We congratulate Juan Carlos and