Top conductor set to work with young New Brunswick musicians

KEVIN NIMMOCK TIMES & TRANSCRIPT The key to working with children is to challenge them with high demands and complex ideas, says One of Canada’s most respected orchestral conductor, who will bring that strategy to Moncton this weekend. “If you challenge young people, and really push them, they... Read more

Sistema NB Kids are Set to “Play with the Pros” on April 29

Moncton, NB: For two hundred and forty Sistema NB students from across the province, it will be like lacing up their skates, putting on their gear and playing on the same line with Sidney Crosby! On Saturday, April 29, students from Richibucto, Tobique First Nation, Saint John and Moncton centres... Read more

Sistema New Brunswick Continues to Grow in Reputation and Reach

Apr 25, 2017 (Source: Huddle , April 24, 2017 online edition) by Cherise Letson A New Brunswick program that provides disadvantaged kids with a chance to achieve their full potential through learning and performing orchestral music is garnering some international attention. Ken MacLeod, president... Read more

Young musicians hit all the notes at Riptide game

Photos and Article by MICHAEL ROBINSON TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL Conductor Michael DePasquale gets ready to direct the Sistema New Brunswick’s Saint John Centre musicians at halftime during the Saint John Riptide and Windsor Express match-up on Wednesday night. Johnson Mazimpaka of the Sistema New... Read more

Sistema Miramichi wows crowd at spring concert

The Sistema New Brunswick Miramichi Centre presented their Spring Concert taking place on Friday, March 24, at St. Andrews Elementary School. The event had 38 memb ers of Sistema divided into Beethoven String Orchestra under direction of Carlos Armao, and Corelli String Orchestra under direction of... Read more

YOA Global Leader Liz Ramirez making music with NBYO & Sistema NB

YOA Orchestra of the Americas Global Leader Liz Ramirez spent two action-packed January 2017 weeks making friends and making music at Sistema NB centres in Elsipogtog First Nation, Richibucto, Moncton, and Saint John…and performing in concert with NBYO. Global Leaders Program is a professional... Read more


Posted: December 15, 2016 ELSIPOGTOG sistema project: Changing lives through the gift of music! View the photo gallery at The innovative New Brunswick Youth Orchestra Sistema NB music program for 24 grade one and two students was initiated in October 2016... Read more