El Sistema

Performance Date and Time : 
Saturday, July 20 12:00 PM

El Sistema Somerville is a daily, intensive, after school orchestra program housed in the East Somerville Community School that is inspired by the Venezuelan program that utilizes music as a vehicle for social change. Young musicians from El Sistema Somerville are joined by other members of Somerville String Camp on stage for ArtBeat 2013 to perform musical selections we have been working on in camp this summer!

Check out what Mayor Curatone said about El Sistema in The Somerville News

Watch El Sistema's performance from MLK day 2013 here
Watch a 3rd grade student from El Sistema play Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal on the violin here