Jose Antonio Abreu – In His Own Words

Jose Antonio Abreu is the charismatic founder of a youth orchestra system that has transformed thousands of kids’ lives in Venezuela. Here he shares his amazing story.

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See also The Sound of El Sistema

The Future of Classical Music lies in Venezuela

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Venezuelan Music: The Rhythms of the Cuatro

Un video donde prodrás disfrutar de una demostración de las posibilidades expresivas del cuatro venezolano. / A demonstration of the expressive possibilities of the Venezuelan cuatro courtesy of google video.


Ponente: Jesus Castro
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Venezuelan Music: El Cuatro

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