Welcome to the resources center for Take a Stand. Here you will find tools to support and change the quality of teaching and learning in the field.


We're please to provide a job bank for Teaching Artist positions in El Sistema-inspired programs throughout the United States. All job listings will remain posted until the position has been filled. Please use the contact information within each description for more information about specific opportunities.

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Take a Stand and Noteflight are partnering to offer El Sistema practitioners and students free access to music notation software. Through a special arrangement with Noteflight we have created a private online community El Sistema-inspired programs to create, arrange, and share music within the field. Please follow the links below to sign in to the Sistema community page and to learn more about how to create and share arrangements with other programs.
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Each program is limited to one Noteflight account registration.

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Take a Stand...will provide a platform of regular conferences and workshops for pioneering classical music educators....and will develop a pool of artistically accomplished, socially conscious music teachers”


Los Angeles Times