The South American guests arrive in Vancouver for a week of teaching in Canada's toughest neighbourhood.
Fiesta en Canadá
A 2-week musical party kicks off in Canada, with South American guests of honour
El Sistema in Canada – 2012 Update
Canadian núcleos are some of the oldest in North America; Canadian universities have hosted the first academic conferences related to el Sistema; a national foundation presented the Símon Bolívar Orchestra in its largest venue to date and formally honoured Maestro Abreu's achievements in 2008; and a Canadian youth orchestra has set the current gold standard internationally in advocating for and securing major government funding.