EDITORIAL: Bravo to the Sistema NB program

Aboubacar Kaba, 11, started playing the drums in Sierra Leone. Now, he's getting professional training at Sistema New Brunswick. Photo: Robert Williams/Telegraph-Journal Anyone who's had a child become passionate about a musical instrument can tell you what a joy this art form can bring. Learning... Read more

Quand la musique favorise l’apprentissage scolaire

Après les cours, certains enfants vont faire leurs devoirs et d’autres vont apprendre la musique. C’est le cas des participants du programme Sistema qui, chaque jour après la classe, se déplacent à l’école Le Tremplin de Tracadie. Le transport depuis leur école respective est assuré, ils ne doivent... Read more

St. Patrick's Day--Fundy Ceilidh supporting Sistema NB

Sistema NB friends Peter & Dorothy Brzezicki want everyone to know that this year's Fundy Ceilidh at the Bohan Family Centre on Saturday, March 16th will support Sistema NB programming. Here is their invitation... From Fundy Ceilidh, Dorothy & Peter and the Organizing Committee It is our... Read more

Optimist Club of Moncton provides grant to Sistema NB

Sistema NB CEO Ken MacLeod, and members of other community organizations received generous grants from the Optimist Club of Moncton. From left to right: Martin Waltz, Jeunesses Musicales Canada Dieppe; Stella Lemay, club optimiste Moncton -Dieppe; Jean Gaudet, Lire et faire Lire Acadie, Robert... Read more

Bad to the 'bone

January 16, 2019 -- CBC Information Morning Moncton Moncton trombonist Kim Conway is attending a conference in Toronto this week organized by the Canadian Women's Brass Collective. Issues discussed will include getting more women to play in a field traditionally dominated by men. Listen to CBC... Read more

Sistema students wish everyone a musical Christmas at concert

CORINNE FITZHERBERT THE VICTORIA STAR The Sistema family keeps on growing and making music. Almost 50 children and youth took part in the Sistema NB Tobique Centre Christmas concert held at Andover Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 14. The group includes 21 new members who joined the orchestral... Read more

‘These kids work so hard to achieve so much’

ERNESTO CARRANZA MIRAMICHI LEADER -- December 10, 2018 Samantha Murphy listens to her son Pay-don Corbin practise his viola every night since joining Sistema New Brunswick’s after-school classical music training program in Miramichi two years ago. Now, the 10-year-old Corbin plays viola, guitar,... Read more

Showcasing the NBYO Experience at Sistema NB Saint John Open House

The Sistema Saint John Centre was buzzing with activity on Saturday November 24th from its Open House - parents had the opportunity to watch their kids work with their Sistema teachers while also enjoying a short performance from the Saint John Youth Orchestra and Teaching Artists! The morning... Read more

Félicitations à notre collègue Sara Liptay

Félicitations à notre collègue Sara Liptay, musicienne enseignante de Sistema NB et directrice de notre centre de Hillsborough! Sara a été nommée Éducatrice de l’année de Musique NB pour son travail d’autonomisation des jeunes par la musique. Elle partage cet honneur avec Eva George, du Centre des... Read more