Thompson, Stanford

    Stanford Thompson has helped to bring the Venezuelan music program, El Sistema, to Philadelphia through St. Francis de Sales School in West Philadelphia.  The goal is to build a foundation for a prosperous and sustainable society in Philadelphia by allowing at-risk children to acquire high-level executive functioning skills through music education.

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