Book Launch Maplewood NJ
NJ launch of Playing For Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement For Social Change Through Music -- with short readings and special guest ensemble of young musicians from Sistema-inspired programs in New Jersey. September 22nd, 7 - 8 PM at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Book launch Boston, MA
Boston launch of Playing For Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement For Social Change Through Music. Hosted by the Longy School of Music of Bard College.
Book launch New York City
NYC launch of Playing For Their Lives: The Global El Sistema Movement For Social Change Through Music -- with short readings and a performance by a special guest ensemble of students from El Sistema-inspired programs in New York City. At the Philippine Center, 556 Fifth Avenue (near 46th St), 6:30 - 7:30
Book Event in Chicago
Event sponsored by the Support Music Coalition, an initiative of the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation.
Eric's Keynote Speech in San Antonio, TX
Eric's keynote speech to the Texas Music Educators Association National Conference, focusing on "Lessons from Around the World that Reinvigorate Our Music Education at Home."
Book Reading and Signing in Austin, TX
Book reading/signing, featuring a performance by the students of Austin Soundwaves.
Eric's Keynote Speech in Phoenix, AZ
Eric's keynote speech to the National Association of School Music Dealers annual convention, focusing on "Igniting the Lifelong Passion for Music Learning: Lessons Learned from El Sistema." Program featured a special performance by students of the Harmony Project Phoenix.