El Sistema Santa Cruz

Location

Santa Cruz, CA

Website

http://sceftestsite.wordpress.com/programs/el-sistema-santa-cruz/

Organization Description

El Sistema Santa Cruz is a pilot after school orchestral program that debuted at Gault Elementary School in May, 2012. With an initial grant from the Yahoo Employee Foundation, sponsored by a Gault parent and Yahoo employee, El Sistema seeks to provide high quality music instruction and ensemble performance. The program began with kindergartners, expanding to Kindergarten and first grade in 2012-13.



El Sistema Santa Cruz

Affiliated with:

Santa Cruz Education Foundation

P.O. Box 8501
Santa Cruz, CA, 95061-8501
p. 831-421-0920    f.

Primary Contact:

Isabelle Tuncer
Title: Program Coordinator
isabelle.tuncer@gmail.com


Curriculum

Strings Woodwind Choral/Vocal Orff


Student Population

Number of Students % receiving public subsidy
Pre K – K
45
75%
Grades 1-3
30
75%
Grades 4-5
Grades 6-8
Grades 9-12
Post HS

Hours of Instructions per week

Instruction PreK-K 1-3 4-5 6-8 9-12
General Music
4
4
Group Lessons
1
Ensemble/Rehearsals
1
Private Lessons
Improv/Composition
Performance

Program Structure and Staffing

Year Founded 1
Program duration 30 weekd weeks
Days of instruction Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday days
FT employees 4
PT employees
Volunteers 1
Program Fee $free

Program Type

on

Annual Budget

$100,000

Sources of Income

Grants100%
Other %

Partners

Yahoo Employee Foundation
Young Performer Show