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Jose Antonio Abreu: The El Sistema music revolution. La Sinfónica Juvenil "Teresa Carreño" se reencuentra con Europa. El Sistema. El Sistema is a publicly financed voluntary sector music education program in Venezuela, founded in 1975 by economist and musician José Antonio Abreu under the name of Social Action for Music.

El Sistema

For many years its official name was Fundación del Estado para el Sistema Nacional de las Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela, (FESNOJIV), which is sometimes translated into English as "National Network of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela". It has recently changed to Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar (FMSB) but it is still widely known by the FESNOJIV acronym.[1] El Sistema is a state foundation which watches over Venezuela's 125 youth orchestras and the instrumental training programmes which make them possible. The organization has 31 symphony orchestras, and between 310,000 to 370,000 children attend its music schools around the country.[2] 70 to 90 percent of the students come from poor socio-economic backgrounds.[2] History[edit] El Sistema. José Antonio Abreu. José Antonio Abreu Anselmi (born May 7, 1939) is a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician.

José Antonio Abreu

He was honored with the 2009 Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences' Trustees Awards, the highest honor given to the career of personalities that have contributed to music by the organization that puts together the Latin GRAMMY Awards. Politics and academics[edit] Born in the city of Valera in 1939, Abreu graduated ¨Summa Cum Laude¨ as an Economist at Universidad Católica Andres Bello and he was awarded a PhD degree in Petroleum Economics from the same university in 1961.[1] Abreu also did some graduate work at the University of Michigan.[1] He served as a Deputy at the Chamber of Deputies in the Congress of Venezuela. After his political career, he also worked as a professor of economics and law at Universidad Simón Bolívar and his Alma Mater.

He would return to politics briefly in 1983 to serve as Minister of Culture. Victor Rojas parle d'El Sistema Venezuela. Jose Antonio Abreu: The El Sistema music revolution. José Antonio Abreu on Venezuela's El Sistema miracle. Maestro José Antonio Abreu works in an office situated in an unremarkable shopping mall in central Caracas, a few steps from one of the city's major thoroughfares.

José Antonio Abreu on Venezuela's El Sistema miracle

On the afternoon we meet, the sun is shining and the streets are bustling. Nevertheless, to make the short journey by foot from a nearby car park, we are accompanied by three conspicuously armed guards. This is Caracas, one of the most violent cities in the world. Venezuela's murder rate is three times that of Iraq and four times that of Mexico. On average, 53 people are murdered here every day. This grisly statistic is on my mind as I am ushered in to meet Abreu, the 73-year-old former economist and conductor whose visionary philosophy has, since 1975, been based on the notion that a free, immersive classical music education for the poorest of the poor might positively influence the social problems plaguing the country.

Abreu agrees that the statistics are "extremely grave". The slogan is more applicable today than ever. El Sistema, Venezuela’s Plan to Help Children Through Music. El_sis_fundamentals_jan_2013. "Tocar y Luchar" (2004) Fenomeno de las orquestas en Venezuela. Trailer for the upcoming film. 1/8 El Sistema Gustavo Dudamel Dokumentär 2009 Del 1/8. El sistema. El Sistema Trailer. L'orchestre de papier - El Sistema. 1/11 El Sistema - The Promise of Music Dokumentär + Konsert. El Sistema: Changing Lives Through Music. This segment was originally broadcast on April 13, 2008.

El Sistema: Changing Lives Through Music

It was updated on July 16, 2008. What comes to mind when you mention Venezuela? Hugo Chavez probably, or oil, or baseball? What probably does not come to mind is classical music. And yet, Venezuela is the home of a music program that's so extraordinary it has been hailed as the future of classical music itself. As correspondent Bob Simon first reported in April, it's called "el Sistema" - "the system" - and it's all about children, about saving them - hundreds of thousands of children - through music.

In the world of classical music, the Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra is unique. It recently made its Carnegie Hall debut with Gustavo Dudamel, its celebrated young conductor. Carnegie Hall was the last stop on the orchestra's first American tour, and a long way from its home in Venezuela. Instead, these kids travel the world, playing to sell-out audiences. Asked if he remembers the night he first started, Dr. Copyright 2008 CBS. Captan Nuevos Integrantes en Núcleos de El Sistema. El SISTEMA: JUVENILE DETENTION/JAIL. Orquesta Juvenil Simón Bolívar de Venezuela. La promesa de la música. Sistema Nacional de Orquestas y Coros Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela, How Music Saved Venezuela's Children. El Sistema - Videos. Inauguration première maison Passeurs d'Arts Fougères 26 octobre 2013.

Dudamel: Conducting a Life. Miami music project. El Sistema: From Venezuela to the United States. Imagine a group of 4th-grade students excited to remain after school for classical music instruction.

El Sistema: From Venezuela to the United States

They play instruments, study Mahler’s first symphony, train with their ensemble, and practice again at home. Day after day, they are dedicated to learning and playing music. But most importantly, they think it’s fun. They are passionate about classical music. They can’t wait to pick up their instruments again; they dream of performing in an orchestra. Music student in Caracas, Venezuela The students are not child prodigies, born into well-heeled families and studying at the top music academy in their region. The vision, the network and the program make up what is known in Venezuela as El Sistema.

El Sistema Venezuela Dr. Dr. The emphasis within El Sistema is on community-based orchestra training from pre-school and early grade school, with a focus on making music fun and making the young musician passionate about music. Coming to America In 2009, Dr. And the U.S. really needed the help. Welcome to El Sistema USA. Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) Flashmob SISTEMA DE ORQUESTAS Y COROS JUVENILES E INFANTILES DEL ZULIA.