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Crescendo! The Power of Music

"CRESCENDO! The Power of Music," a documentary by filmmakers Jamie Bernstein and Elizabeth Kling, follows students in two El Sistema-inspired youth orchestra programs -- Play On, Philly! and the Harmony Program in Harlem, NYC. Click below for a preview and visit http://www.crescendofilmdoc.com for more information.

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Mar 04
POP Academy Spring Concert

@ West Catholic Preparatory High School


Mar 11
Freire Spring Concert

@ Freire Charter Middle School


Mar 18
St. Francis Spring Conert

@ St. Francis de Sales School


May 23
Festival Concert

@ West Catholic Preparatory High School

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