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Current Students:

Attention!  Current Parents and Families- Please be looking for a text, phone call, or email from your child’s teacher regarding 2021-2022 program information. Please email abigail@elsistemaok.org if you have questions or did not receive information.

New Students:

Enrollment for new students will begin in August and September of 2021.

Who can enroll in El Sistema Oklahoma?

El Sistema Oklahoma is always accepting enrollment inquiries, but official enrollment is mainly by invitation through our service site schools or as a sibling or relative of a current El Sistema student. Priority enrollment is given to beginning children with a school faculty’s recommendation from our service sites at the following Oklahoma City Public elementary schools in grades 3 or 4: Cleveland, Eugene Field, Hawthorne and Buchanan to receive orchestral instruction and ensemble experience.  Priority enrollment is given to children with a school faculty’s recommendation from Oklahoma City Public Schools Taft 5th Grade Center for beginning students to receive instruction with modern music making and instruments.

Children should meet the following criteria to participate:

  • Must be in grades 3, 4 or 5 for the current or upcoming school year
  • Needs an opportunity to engage in something positive that will result in motivation and recognition
  • May benefit from a sense of focus, discipline and joy with us


Our entire program (instruments, transportation, instruction, social support, academic support, healthy snacks) is provided completely free of charge to families.  Children do not need any prior musical experience and are not required to audition to be a part of the program.

To inquire about enrollment, please email:  abigail@elsistemaok.org