A day of music and young leadership at the Southbank Centre

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

Young Leaders Orchestra will perform at Southbank Centre

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

Sistema England Young Leaders – Highlights of performance at Epic Studios

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.

Young leaders from Sistema programmes created their own orchestra in a week

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

Midweek report: Sistema England Young Leaders Programme

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

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

A life-changing experience in Sweden for young musicians from Telford and Norwich

'These kids have matured by three years in one week,' said one of the teachers as we walked through Gothenburg. That really is the best description of the effect that the trip to Sweden has had on this group of young musicians from In Harmony Telford and Sistema in Norwich. They arrived on the 14th of June, clearly excited but

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