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As a subsidiary of the Oquirrh Mountain Symphony, Crescendo! is a movement of social change that is created to inspire young people with the desire to learn and educate themselves in order to make a difference in not only their own lives, but the lives of others around them. Riding on the inspiration of El Sistema, “the most dynamic and transformative music education program in the world”, started by Dr. Jose Antonio Abreu in 1975, it hopes to continue the phenomenon that is now conducted with over 400,000 participants; the majority of whom live in poverty. Crescendo! was founded in 2012 by Oquirrh Mountain Symphony and, with the support of the Crescendo! Stakeholders Network, is developing programs and funding to expand the program.

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Recent Articles

January 28, 2012 |

The Ensemble, January 2012

By Stephanie Lin Hsu and José Luis Hernández-Estrada Now we can say it for sure: the El Sistema movement in the...

December 28, 2011 |

The Ensemble, December 2011

By Dan Trahey, CoFounder and Artistic Director, OrchKids, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra The vibrant atmosphere...

November 28, 2011 |

The Ensemble, November 2011

By Judy Hill Bose, Director of Teacher Education, Longy School of Music As Sistema-inspired programs spread across...

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