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National Take A Stand Festival

High-caliber students from Sistema-inspired across the U.S. fine-tune their talent with this renowned youth orchestra, culminating in a national music festival that celebrates unity, diversity and excellence.

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Take A Stand Symposium 2018

Key stakeholders with a vested interest in the El Sistema movement and in progressive music education come together to help pioneer the future of the field.

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National Composers Intensive

The National Composers Intensive supports up-and-coming talent by nurturing the creation and performance of new music by bringing together aspiring composers with their established peers.

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