Social Development Through Music Education

Sistema Toronto’s free after-school program delivers ten hours of intensive musical instruction per week throughout the school year. Our children make music together in orchestras, choirs and percussion ensembles. Sistema is a social program first and foremost. We use music ensembles as a model to teachstudents their role in the success of a team. 

By working toward a common goal, our students learn about cooperation, mutual support, empathy, self-respect, perseverance, and resilience. 

"It’s easier to talk to my kids now, they are more open. There is joy in the house, there is peace in the house!” - Sistema Toronto parent







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