El Sistema Colorado is a visionary movement that transforms the lives of children through music; a new model for social change. Our mission is to empower children by providing an intensive music program that teaches the importance of teamwork, promotes self-confidence, and instills the value of social responsibility. Read more
Almost 40 years ago, Dr. José Antonio Abreu gathered 11 children in a parking garage in Carácas, Venezuela, to play music—and El Sistema was born. The El Sistema model, using ensemble music to transform the lives of at-risk youth and communities, has now become a world-wide phenomenon. Read more
Student Spotlight: Brayan *He’s the enthusiastic student on the top left! Brayan joined El Sistema when he was in 4th grade. At the time, he didn’t know what El Sistema was but says he was very interested in what was going to happen when he joined. “On the first day, I was super excited.” Brayan began […]
This December, El Sistema Colorado will partner with Prodigy Coffeehouse to provide live music on Friday afternoons. Featuring students, local musicians, and teaching artists, El Sistema Colorado and Prodigy Coffeehouse will bring the joy and thrill of live music while supporting the development and skill building of our local youth.