Also, for those of you interested in the El Sistema project (a publicly funded music education program in Venezuela where Luigi studied), Intercultural Journeys is hosting a free panel discussion on October 14th, 6:00pm, at the Academy of Vocal Arts.  Along with Luigi, panelists include Daniel Berkowitz, Director of Collaborative Learning, The Philadelphia Orchestra; Stanford Thompson, Founder & Executive Director, Play on Philly; and moderated by Mary Javian, Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement, The Curtis Institute. Reserve your ticket here:

Hope to see you at the concert and/or panel!