A ground breaking study at two Victorian low socio-economic schools has shown that music lessons dramatically improved the scholastic and personal wellbeing of disadvantaged children. The studies were inspired by the El Sistema approach, which helps disadvantaged children to reach
Christopher Nicholls is the CEO of the Symphony For Life Foundation, which has the purpose of establishing El Sistema programs nationally in Australia. As of October 2016 it is working towards establishing its first programs, in Sydney’s western suburbs.
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