Sistema Side by Side

Longy’s innovative music initiative brings together students from El Sistema-inspired music programs across Massachusetts and musicians from the Longy Conservatory Orchestra for a series of intensive rehearsals and performances featuring nationally renowned guest artists and conductors.

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The Sistema Side by Side Orchestra with Maestro José Antonio Abreu on September 20, 2014.    

Side by Side student participants receive: 

  • Top-quality orchestral training led by internationally recognized Sistema Side by Side faculty, combined with private and small-group instruction from Longy Conservatory Orchestra musicians. 
  • Opportunities to build meaningful connections with youth El Sistema-inspired musicians from across Massachusetts. 
  • Performance experience in celebrated concert venues, including Harvard’s Sanders Theatre and the Fisher Center of Bard College. 

 

Stay tuned for details about the 2016-2017 season, which will be posted here as they become available.  

Watch the Longy Side by Side video