[José Antonio Abreu]
John Malveaux of www.MusicUNTOLD.com sends this news:
“I attended a Los Angeles Library conversation with author Tricia Tunstall (Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music), Leni Boorstin (community affairs director, L.A. Philharmonic) moderated by Brian Lauritzen (producer/host of L.A. Philharmonic radio broadcasts, KUSC 91.5 FM).
"The idea of music and children to forge society transformation and disrupt the cycle of poverty began without resources but with an unyielding vision. El Sistema projects are now in over 55 cities with Los Angeles, New York, San Antonio, and Baltimore as flagship programs. Please see founder José Antonio Abreu: http://www.ted.com/talks/jose_abreu_on_kids_transformed_by_music.html