Click through to read 10 facts about In Harmony Sistema England and the Sistema-inspired programmes of social action through music.
The charity will support the Sistema-inspired programmes in England in an effort to adopt and adapt to the English context the values, principles and methodologies of the Venezuelan El Sistema programme of social action through music.
Jessica Lee, Principal Clarinet of the British chamber orchestra, writes about her experience demonstrating woodwind instruments at Hawthorn Primary School and Ashfield Nursery School.
The West Everton Children’s Orchestra will perform with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Liverpool Philharmonic Children’s Choirs at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
All the children were thrilled by the experience, and they rose to the challenge admirably. Over 170 very proud parents, family, friends and teachers joined an already large audience and the concourse was filled to capacity!
The director and trustee of the In Harmony Sistema England charity will lead the United Kingdom’s professional body for musicians and subject association for music.
Pupils at Hawthorn Primary School in Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne received a surprise visit from Sting, joining Kathryn Tickell, to express their support for the In Harmony project led by The Sage Gateshead.
The West Everton Children’s Orchestra performed at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, along with musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, which leads the In Harmony project. Click here for photos and a video.
In Harmony Opera North in Leeds is running an open day allowing guests to see the children perform, watch instrumental and singing lessons, and participate in singing and instrument workshops.
The In Harmony Liverpool project has been nominated for Best Classical Music Education Initiative, part of Rhinegold Publishing's inaugural Music Teacher Awards For Excellence sponsored by Classic FM.