Music is crucial to educational success

DAVID COON COMMENTARY (Brunswick News--15-March-2018) I walked into the Gibson-Neill Memorial Elementary School in Fredericton the other night and was instantly captured by the music being performed by students from the Saint John Youth Chamber Orchestra. It’s hard to describe the joy I felt, and I... Read more

New Sistema NB teaching artists welcomed in the New Brunswick Legislature

Thank you to the Honourable Cathy Rogers for hosting our new Sistema NB teaching artists today at the provincial legislature in Fredericton. We are grateful to the New Brunswick government for its support of our program and for the difference we are able to make in the lives of NB youth. This year... Read more

Sistema NB – A 2017 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program

Meet Sistema NB – Recipients of the 2017 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program For the past five years, MusiCounts in partnership with TD Bank Group have supported diverse music programs across Canada. This year, 27 music programs benefited from instrument grants through the MusiCounts TD Community... Read more


Au lieu de ne présenter qu’un concert de Noël à Edmundston, les musiciens du programme Sistema NB - Edmundston offriront également une représentation dans le Haut-Madawaska. Deux dates à retenir pour les mélomanes : 16 et 19 décembre. Christine Thériault, L’ÉTOILE NORD-OUEST ★ Selon la directrice... Read more

Sistema NB’s final concert was top notch

Letter to the Editor, Telegraph-Journal 21-June-2017 I had the privilege of attending the Sistema Season Finale Concert, June16. I want your readers to know that the concert was impressive. Some of the students have been playing a musical instrument for less than a calendar year. The musical... Read more

Sistema NB Miramichi performs its final concert of the year

Students from the Miramichi Sistema program show off their brightly coloured Sistema shirts near the Miramichi river. PHOTO: SUBMITTED/MIRAMICHI LEADER ERNESTO CARRANZA MIRAMICHI LEADER While local Sistema New Brunswick students are preparing for their final performance of the year, one of its... Read more

Sistema NB Students Lend their Voices to a Global Peace Project

Earlier this spring, 53 students from Sistema NB Centres in Richibucto and Elsipogtog First Nation lent their voices to a special international Peace Project called “ Love People ”. The project brought together children from El Sistema-inspired programs from around the world, all singing the... Read more