• Join us May 1

    Buy your ticket for this evening of beautiful music by the POP Symphony Orchestra and Harlem Quartet

  • 2017 TED Fellow

    Founder Stanford Thompson chosen as TED Fellow. Click the photo to learn more!

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  • Testing Shows Benefits of Music Ed

    Click the photo to read the results of an independent evaluation of POP students.



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 24
SustainaBall 2017

7:30PM @ University of the Arts


Mar 28
Washington School for Girls Concert

1:30PM @ The Arc


Mar 28
SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras

11:00AM @ Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building


May 01
Evening of Harmony

6:00PM @ College of Physicians

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