Utah students to showcase musical talent during concert

Posted at 5:29 PM, May 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-16 19:29:27-04

Students of Sistema Utah will showcase their musical talents at a concert Saturday, and on Friday event organizers and students came to the FOX 13 News Studio to discuss the upcoming performance.

Sistema Utah is a non-profit organization that uses the El Sistema model to use music as a "vehicle for positive social change."  According to a press release from Sistema Utah, the after-school program launched in September of 2013 and seeks to help young people become better citizens through music education.

See the video above for more details about the program and the concert, which is scheduled for Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at American Preparatory Academy West Valley 2 Location, 3636 W. 3100 South in West Valley City.

For more information, visit Sistema Utah's website.