Project HarmonyAn intensive after-school youth program focused on Charlotte communities with the fewest resources, Project Harmony is a music and leadership program aimed at expanding the vision of what's possible in the lives of area youth.
Project Harmony is social transformation through music.
Project Harmony is inspired by the renowned El Sistema youth and community development program of Venezuela. The program served Charlotte's Winterfield, Montclaire, Oaklawn, and West Sugar Creek neighborhoods in the 2018-19 season.
PRESTO (Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations)
In July of 2018, El Sistema USA (ESUSA) identified 13 exemplary organizations nationwide to support through the Program for Rising El Sistema Organizations (PRESTO). As a member of PRESTO, ESUSA provides the Charlotte Symphony with funding, networking and mentorship opportunities, and training for senior leadership over a three-year period. Learn more about the Charlotte Symphony's involvement with PRESTO and El Sistema USA here.