Sistema England extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of José Antonio Abreu, visionary founder of the National System of Orchestras and Youth and Children's Choirs of Venezuela, known worldwide as El Sistema. Thanks to his incredible global legacy, Sistema-inspired programmes in England engage thousands of children and their communities through music. ‘It
Our Golden Thread for this year's Young Leaders Camp is 'Music so Powerful it Influences Change' We've been exploring this idea in a myriad of different ways throughout the camp; by supporting leadership in our music sectionals, analysing video clips of both ourselves and others, by discussing what a powerful performance might look like and exploring how we can harness our
This week our mantra is – ‘Making music so powerful, it influences change.’ Kieran (trumpet), Eric (bassoon) and David (double bass) have been chatting with us during our afternoon of games about what this means to them. How do we produce powerful Music? Kieran: 'Practising hard and making everyone else.... I don't know how to put it...' Eric: '...Like work
Melek joins us from our Welsh programme Codi’r To which translates as Raise the Roof. This is her first Sistema England Young Leaders Camp and we caught up with her on Thursday to find out more about her tuba playing back home in North Wales. Diolch yn fawr i Melek am siarad a ni!
"Hi I’m Melek and I’m 11 years old and I live in Bangor which is in North Wales. When we were all in year 3 we had try outs of lots of different instruments and we were asked which instrument we wanted to play. I really wanted to play the tuba so I got
Today we caught up with Diamond [oboist from the Nucleo project] to see how he was enjoying this year’s Young Leaders camp and to hear more about his chosen instrument. "I’ve been playing the oboe for over one year but not for much longer than that so I’m quite happy with the progress I’ve made.
This week our mantra is – ‘Making music so powerful, it influences change.’ Yabsirra [double bass], Lily [oboe] and Miecha [violin] from the Nucleo project have been chatting with us during their lunch break about what this means to them. What can we say with our music? Lily: You can express your feelings, emotions and thoughts! Yabsirra:
This week our mantra is - 'Making music so powerful, it influences change.' Each day we will be picking apart the elements of the sentence and truly exploring what this means! Jess, [Cello], Elhana, [Viola], Kayleigh [Cello] and Courtney [Violin] from Norwich Sistema have been chatting with Kaisle during their lunch break, and also have taken some funny pictures
“The energy and the vibe that we get off each other during the camp just energises us and motivates us to keep going, no matter what the challenges are. That’s what’s great about Sistema England.” Simi, Cellist, In Harmony Lambeth, Sistema England Young Leader We are delighted to announce that the Sistema England Young Leaders
Sistema England Young Leaders from The Nucleo Project and In Harmony Lambeth will join young musicians from 27 countries for one of the summer’s cultural highlights - the Sistema Europe Youth Orchestra camp 2017 in Athens. “We are excited and inspired by the idea of meeting some of the Sistema Europe family, and to be
‘The summer camp was an amazing experience for all our new and current Young Leaders. Throughout the week the kids were able to go beyond the normal expectations of them.’ Teacher For a week in August 2016 at Shrewsbury School, 60 young musicians, 30 staff and 7 mentors gathered to take the Sistema England Young Leaders