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:
“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
Sistema England has donated over £200,000 in musical instruments to Sistema-inspired programmes in the last five years. Over 1,800 instruments have been handed to children and young people in England and in support of El Sistema Greece.
The 46 members of the Sistema England Young Leaders Orchestra gathered on 16 January at the Southbank Centre, for a day of discussion, rehearsal and performance in celebration of the residency of Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. See below a selection of photos of the day, taken for Sistema England
5:00pm (whole performance approx. 60 mins) Clore Ballroom Southbank Centre, London FREE Following the Sistema England Young Leaders residency in October 2015, young musicians from In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project will come together again at Southbank Centre in London on Saturday, 16 January 2016, for a day
The Sistema England Young Leaders Orchestra, conducted by Félix Briceño, performed at Epic Studios in Norwich in October 2015. The orchestra is composed of 35 young musicans from In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project. To read more about this programme click here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHOPBKwcscY ‘It’s been an amazing week and a week that I will never forget… I can’t wait until next year’. Kayleigh (12, cello, Norwich). 'This is your orchestra. It is up to you to lead on how it sounds, what it looks like and whether it continues to exist,' said Fiona Cunningham, CEO of Sistema
The first half of the week of the Sistema England Young Leaders Programme is proof that working hard and having fun are entirely compatible. Young musicians from In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project have gathered at Kingswood’s Overstrand Hall. 'It’s been really difficult but good at the same