Recommended Reading

  • Five Encounters with El Sistema International: An Informal Essay by Eric Booth and Tricia Tunstall

  • 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
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