Latest news

New blog post: Does Sistema work? Does it matter? Reflections on the Longy/WolfBrown evaluation.

See also several recent publications:

Articles on El Sistema and politics in The Conversation and The Guardian.

Big Noise in Raploch? Published in the Scottish Review.

The IDB reports on El Sistema. Published in Epistemus (in Spanish).

Too little, too late: Venezuelans respond to Gustavo Dudamel. Published in VAN magazine. 


A complete archive of my English posts is now available at El Sistema blog

The Spanish posts are archived at El Sistema blog en español.

I have closed my other website, Future posts will only be available here on