Music Is Important
Jose Antonio Abreu Bestows Musical Opportunities To Poor Venezuelan Kid
there is a huge gap between rich and poor. His mission was to help poor
Venezuelan kids to improve the quality of their lives through learning
classical music. Abreu states "Music has to be recognized as an ...
agent of social development in the highest sense, because it transmits
the highest values -- solidarity, harmony, mutual compassion. And it
has the ability to unite an entire community and to express sublime
Founder of El Sistema
("the system") - Giving Children Hope and a Future
Sistema, Abreu created 102 youth orchestras, 55 children's orchestras
and close to 1/4 of a millian young musicians, some of whom have gone
on to professional careers with major international orchestras.
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