Venezuela: Fundamusical in Venezuela has produced an excellent new 13-minute advocacy film about El Sistema, featuring Maestro Abreu. http://tinyurl.com/l8puqr3
North America: LA Take a Stand was also inspiring.
A census of the U.S. Sistema movement, produced by Joe Hamm, is available here.
A report by the Sistema Fellows on their residency experiences in Venezuela is here.
England: England’s latest edition of Ensemble is available here: http://sistemaengland.org.uk//ensemble_february_2014.html and great interviews with Julian Lloyd Webber here and here.
April In Birmingham England: Bruno will be joining us in person and Etienne hopes to join us via the internet at our next meeting in Birmingham on April 17th. All arrangements for accommodation and meeting have been made. If you haven’t let me have your approximate arrival time, please do so, as that will be most helpful. Also, please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements. Several colleagues are arriving on Tuesday, and a few are staying over to Friday. The timetable for the conference is available here. A special meal has been arranged for Wednesday evening for us all to be together.