Sistema England projects

Sistema England’s projects focus on musical progression for young people, leadership and teacher development, international practice sharing and improving impact.

Young Leaders Programme

Committed young musicians from In Harmony Lambeth, Liverpool, Newcastle and Telford, Sistema in Norwich and The Nucleo Project are creating a vibrant orchestra together. Read more.

Youth Music Spotlighting

Our goal was to bring together music teachers from Sistema programmes in England to share effective practices with each other and with the wider music education sector. Read more.

Sharing Notes

This project explored methods used by music educators from around the world. In 2015, Ron Alvarez and Félix Briceño from Venezuela’s El Sistema worked with children and teachers from Sistema programmes in England. Read more.

Sistema Sounds!

Sistema Sounds! brought 20 musicians and teachers together to work with El Sistema teachers Félix Briceño (conductor) and Ron Davis Alvarez (violin) and learn some Venezuelan repertoire. Read more.


The Sistema-inspired Music Education Exchange with Canada (SMEEC) enabled young musicians and teachers to perform in Canada, Italy and Sweden. This project was co-funded by European Union’s Culture Programme. Read more.