Out of 143 projects from 43 countries, Dream Orchestra is one of the 10 finalists in the ninth edition of the 2021 Ockenden International Awards for refugee projects.
Our new website is ready. How exciting to be able to present it to you! After a long period of research and definition of graphic identity, definition of colors, of creating a new slogan (all this work carried out by the Dragster Kommunikation agency), this effort ended up in the design of a new web […]
During this last weekend of January, Franka Verhagen, our CEO, and Ron Davis Alvarez, our Artistic Director, took part of the Sistema Academy 2021. This yearly academy, which has been organized by El Sistema Sweden over the past five years went online this year.
Respecting the safety recommendations, Dream Orchestra Gothenburg returns to its rehearsal rooms in Betlehemskyrkan. With small groups of students, maintaining a distance of more than two meters between every music stand and with the use of a face mask, making music in person again fills us with joy.
The teachers of Dream Orchestra have divided their hours to attend each of the students online. Their passion for teaching goes beyond a computer screen.
We have prepared for you, our Dream Orchestra students, a group of musical activities for this summer, 2020. Dream Orchestra Chamber Music Summer Camp, July 20-26, 2020: During last year´s academic program, our students (11 years and older) have been preparing individually their solo pieces (sonatas and concerts) which we will be perfecting, rehearsing and […]
Nineteen of our Dream Orchestra students were selected to take part in the debut of El Sistema Sweden’s National Orchestra. The first meeting will take place in the Konserthuset in Stockholm, between October 29 and 31. To the more than 40 children and young musicians selected throughout Sweden for this debut of El Sistema Sweden´s […]
Two students of the Dream Orchestra are in Uummannaq, Greenland. Since last Friday 20, Paulina (Sweden) and Mariam (Palestine) live an experience they never imagined: making music at 750 km. distance from the Arctic Circle. Both were selected by Dream Orchestra’s teachers to take part of the celebration of the 90 years of the Uummannaq […]
Since this month, Dutch-Venezuelan teacher Franka Verhagen is the new CEO of the Dream Orchestra. Maestra Verhagen is a guitarist and music teacher graduated at the Conservatorium Maastricht in the Netherlands. She was the director of the Academic Training Program for Teachers and Directors of El Sistema in Venezuela. She specializes in ear training, analysis, […]
Starting Sunday, September 15, we will begin the Volunteer Orchestra, a new program to thank the volunteers through music for all the love they have given us. The Dream Orchestra has worked since the beginning thanks to the work of volunteer teachers, and the different professionals, parents and representatives who have collaborated with our training […]