El Sistema USA® supports a
nationwide alliance of
El Sistema-inspired organizations.
El Sistema USA stands for musical excellence and equity.
El Sistema USA connects itself to and invests in developing the change-makers in the lives of young people. El Sistema USA has 140 Member Organizations that serve over 25,000 students, supporting more than 6,000 Teaching Artists across 35 states! We support our member organizations, administrators, teaching artists, and students through professional development, youth leadership, an annual National Symposium, regional gatherings, partner discounts & scholarships, consulting, evaluation & data resources, and more.
El Sistema USA supports a nationwide movement of programs inspired by El Sistema to effect social change through music for children.
El Sistema USA is a national voice for the intersection of excellence and equity in music education, with a focus on student agency and voice. We are a central resource and dialogue space for music teaching artists, organizations, researchers, educators, policy makers and funders to understand this intersection.