Tags > Jose Abreu

Stories for "Jose Abreu"

Art

TED Prize baton pass: How one man’s passion created a musical ripple effectTED Prize baton pass: How one man’s passion created a musical ripple effect

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

In 1975, economist and musician José Abreu founded El Sistema (“The System”), a classical music education plan for kids in Venezuela. Over the years, El Sistema has grown into a powerhouse in Venezuela, and today comprises more than 150 youth and 70 children’s orchestras. It’s estimated that more than 310,000 children currently play an instrument […]