Kōrero: Young people and the arts

Sistema Aotearoa, 2011

Sistema Aotearoa, 2011

Sistema Aotearoa is a project that uses music as a force for social development. It is based on the El Sistema programme devised in Venezuela in 1975. The New Zealand version started in 2011 and is a partnership between the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Children from Auckland-based decile 1 schools (those in poorer communities) are provided with instruments and music tuition. All participants play in the full orchestra, regardless of ability. 

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Adrian Malloch Photography
Photograph by Adrian Malloch

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Courtesy of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Young people and the arts - Music', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44319/sistema-aotearoa-2011 (accessed 31 March 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014