El Sistema: A Social Rescue Music Program in Venezuela

Founded in 1975 by Jose Antonio Abreu, El Sistema is a program of social rescue, and deep cultural transformation designed for the entire Venezuelan society, with absolutely no distinctions whatsoever, and emphasizing on the vulnerable and endangered social groups. This youth orchestra system has transformed thousands of kids’ lives in Venezuela. In the second video you can watch their performance.

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Jose Abreu on kids transformed by music

Gustavo Dudamel leads El Sistema’s top youth orchestra

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