Musicians from Orquestra Geração and Chineke! join Young Leaders Programme

Teachers and mentors from the new Chineke! orchestra and from Portugal’s Orquestra Geração will join Venezuelan conductor Félix Briceño and young musicians and staff from In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project for a week of inspiring music making in Sistema England's Young Leaders Programme. Guest consultant is Chi-chi

Young musicians from across England build a Sistema Orchestra in a week

Thirty-six talented and committed young musicians from Sistema programmes in England will come together in October to build an orchestra in a week. This year In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project will send some of their most experienced musicians to pursue musical excellence together. “With our Young Leaders

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

Photos and video: Sistema Sounds!

20 music teachers and performers got together at Wheatsheaf Hall, home of In Harmony Lambeth, to play Venezuelan music. Sistema Sounds!, organised by Sistema England, was a rehearsal/workshop led by El Sistema teachers Félix Briceño (conductor) and Ron Alvarez (violin). At the end of the event, young musicians from The Nucleo Project joined in for a performance of

El Sistema teachers shared notes in London, Liverpool and Norwich

In April and May this year, the teachers and young musicians of In Harmony Lambeth, In Harmony Liverpool, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project welcomed two teachers from Venezuela’s El Sistema, violinist Ron Alvarez and conductor Félix Briceño, to work with them for two weeks each. The exchange was part of the Sharing Notes project led by