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First Annual NJ/NY El Sistema [email protected] Museo del Barrio

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Click above to watch "Guantanamera"

On December 15th, 2012 the UpBeat NYC Children's Orchestra performed in the First Annual NJ/NY El Sistema Showcase at El Museo del Barrio in Manhattan. This marks the second collaboration of local El Sistema-inspired projects in and around NYC, the first being the NYC Seminario at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music which took place earlier this week.

Click above to watch "Lean On Me."

A very special thanks and congratulations to all the participating programs:

Corona Youth Music Project

Union City Music Project

Washington Heights/Inwood Music Project

And thank you to everyone at El Museo del Barrio for graciously hosting this event. The museum and El Teatro are truly beautiful spaces for NYC's children!

2012 Spring Benefit Concert

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Our first benefit concert was held on February 20, 2012 at Christ and St. Stephens at 120 West 69th Street in Manhattan. The event was produced by the wonderful Paul Dunkel and proceeds benefited UpBeat NYC as well as Music from Copland House. It was the first time most of the kids had played…