Sistema Cyprus is an El Sistema inspired program which aims to provide all children and young people with free music education through orchestras and choirs. The second aim is to promote respect and recognition of vulnerable population groups from the society. Sistema Cyprus operates in the area of Faneromeni in Nicosia, in the “Home of Hope” (Hope for Children CRC Policy Centre) and in the area of Faneromeni in Larnaca, providing more than 100 children and young people with free instruments and lessons.
Each student gets an instrument
Five hours per week, with professional teaching artists
Each student becomes a part of a music ensemble
Students perform regularly in concerts
”I would teach children music, physics and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning”
"Let us reveal to our children the beauty of music, and music shall reveal to our children the beauty of life" - José Antonio Abreu, Founder of El SIstema