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El Sistema de Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles is the world renowned Venezuelan music program that has changed the lives of millions of children. Founded in 1975 by the late Maestro Jose Antonio Abreu, El Sistema has been replicated around the world in over 60 countries.

In the United States, there are over 120 programs. UCMP is the first El Sistema nucleo in the Garden State.

UCMP is a founding member of El Sistema USA, which supports a nation-wide alliance of El Sistema organizations; and of El Sistema New Jersey Alliance, which provides collaborative instruction, performance opportunities and professional development training that empowers participating programs and  families to come together in a statewide musical community.

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