Day 3 of Young Leaders Camp – Power [with Kieran, Eric and David]

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

Coming Up: Sistema England Young Leaders Orchestra Camp 2017

“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

Headteachers discuss the impact In Harmony is having in their schools and communities

Arts Council England have just published a report with Headteachers’ perspectives on the impact In Harmony is having in their schools and communities. It makes fascinating reading. The report looks at: The distinctive features of In Harmony Evidence and examples of impact In Harmony pedagogy In Harmony sustainability The headteachers all agreed that In Harmony

Ronnie Scott’s jazz club announces musical instrument amnesty for Sistema programmes

Ronnie Scott’s, the legendary jazz club in London’s Soho, has today announced a musical instrument amnesty that will benefit Sistema-inspired programmes in England. Sistema England is proud to be one of two charities being supported by the Ronnie Scott's instrument amnesty, alongside Music Fund, an important humanitarian project that supports musicians and music schools in

Teachers in England spotlight good practice together

Teachers from Sistema in Norwich and the In Harmony programmes in Lambeth, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham and Telford will meet at Sage Gateshead on 27 May to discuss best practices, as part of a Youth Music funded project led by Sistema England. ‘This day is for teachers to share practical tips and ideas with each another, to

Julian Lloyd Webber visits In Harmony Newcastle Gateshead

Julian Lloyd Webber, the chairman of Sistema England, praised the brilliant children of In Harmony NewcastleGateshead during a visit to Hawthorn Primary School. "We've had a fantastic day," said Julian. "It's just been a brilliant experience, and I'm so impressed with the concentration of the children." Julian observed the string lessons for Year