12:00 - 2:00
Koret Auditorium - Lower Level
100 Larkin St.
Tocar y Luchar ("To Play and To Fight") (2006, 70 min.)
The captivating story of the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra System - an incredible network of hundreds of orchestras formed within most of Venezuela’s towns and villages. Once a modest program designed to expose rural children to the wonders of music, the system grew into an impressive and inspiring social phenomenon. (In English & Spanish, with English subtitles)
Related Exhibition: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music
“American Sabor” was created by Experience Music Project and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition, its national tour and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund.