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Program helps children find harmony in life

El Sistema challenges students in Kalihi to expand and refine their musical skills

By Pat Gee

~~<p>By teaching children how to make music together, Jose Antonio Abreu has helped transform the lives of some of Venezuela's most vulnerable residents.</p>
<p>Four decades ago he began the &quot;El Sistema&quot; program with 11 children living in poverty. Today 500,000 youngsters are inspired yearly in that country as well as other youth across the globe.</p>
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By teaching children how to make music together, Jose Antonio Abreu has helped transform the lives of some of Venezuela's most vulnerable residents.

Four decades ago he began the "El Sistema" program with 11 children living in poverty. Today 500,000 youngsters are inspired yearly in that country as well as other youth across the globe. Login for more...



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