El Sistema resource materials
The Generous Laboratory by Eric Booth
Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music by Tricia Tunstall about El Sistema can be purchased at Amazon. Now she has created a website which is the online home of Changing Lives, and home to her new blog about the El Sistema movement, which is full of information and resources.
- Eyes on the Right Prize by Eric Booth
Composing Change: YOLA and the El Sistema Movement
From May 6—8, 2010, the LA Phil hosted an international symposium in partnership with the League of American Orchestras and El Sistema USA entitled Composing Change: YOLA and the El Sistema Movement. Notes from the roundtables, symposium materials, a photo gallery, and videos, as well as press links from the event are available
- El Sistema: An afternoon with José Antonio Abreu by Ann Drinan from Polyphonic.org
- El Sistema's Open Secrets by author and arts educator Eric Booth
- Toolbox Session at 2009 Conference
El Sistema USA: Taking the Next Steps
Three orchestras – the Baltimore and Chicago Symphonies, and Los Angeles Philharmonic- and the New England Conservatory have done significant work in the last year inspired by the El Sistema model. Learn about their accomplishments and what they might mean for your orchestra.
A Distinct Approach: