What we do

El Sistema Greece works closely with Greek music teachers. Our pedagogical coordinator supports the teachers and works with them to continuously adapt our programs to Greece’s changing environment. Our Venezuelan artistic director works with the pedagogical coordinator and El Sistema Greece teachers as well as international pedagogues to design our overall pedagogy.

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Who we are

El Sistema Greece works closely with Greek music teachers. We have a pedagogical coordinator who supports the teachers and works with them to continuously adapt our programs to Greece’s changing environment. A Venezuelan artistic director works with our pedagogical coordinator and our El Sistema Greece teachers as well as international pedagogues to design our overall pedagogy.

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Social inclusion through music

El Sistema Greece is a community music project that provides free music education to children and young people in Greece.  All children—no matter their origin, nationality, or religion—are not only inspired to strive for a better future, but thanks to music, they are given a platform for dialogue and togetherness across diverse communities.

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Our mission

Inspired by the philosophy and innovative methodology of El Sistema in Venezuela, El Sistema Greece offers free choir and orchestral instrument classes to children and youth from different backgrounds.

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Our story

El Sistema Greece is a community music project that provides free music education to children and young people in Greece. All children — no matter their origin, nationality, or religion — are not only inspired to strive for a better future, but thanks to music, they are given a platform for dialogue and togetherness across diverse communities.

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El Sistema Greece Youth Orchestra

El Sistema Greece Youth Orchestra (ESGYO) is not just another youth orchestra. In fact, ESGYO is an educational orchestra offering a unique process of orchestral learning based on the El Sistema Venezuela teaching principles and practices.

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What we’ve achieved so far

 
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1500+

students since 2016

Over 1500 children and youth between 5-26 years old have had access to El Sistema tuition since the programme started.

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1834

HOURS OF MUSIC EDUCATION IN 2018

In 2017-2018 we offered 1331 hours of choir, violin, cello and viola classes. In 2018-02019 trumpet and french horn were added to our weekly schedule and we managed to offer 1834 hours of music.

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LOCATIONS ACROSS ATHENS

Skaramagkas and Eleonas Refugee Camp, Moschato NGO Apostoli, ESG headquarters (Kypselis 62) and Malliaras School are the main nucleos of El Sistema Greece and we also offer music classes in other locations in the center of Athens, in collaboration with the organizations Elix, Zeuxis and International Organization of Migration (IOM).

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