orchestra. singing. movement. homework. field trips.                                               concerts. intensive. every day. after school. transformative. 

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Community Partners

El Sistema Somerville is proud to be a program of the City of Somerville and the Somerville Public Schools with numerous community stakeholders and partners. 

El Sistema Somerville is the first program in the nation to be founded by a municipal government and integrated fully into an existing public school music department, elementary school, and city-wide after school program. 

Community Supporters

El Sistema Somerville is a program designed to unite Somerville through music.  This could not be accomplished without support from the community.  Our community partners play a vital role in the program's success, and are deeply appreciative of our partners in this mission. Our supporters include RISO Printing, Johnson String, Acoustic String of New England, The New England Conservatory of Music, Longy School of Music, andTufts University.