Books by Tricia Tunstall

Released: Sept. 13, 2016

"A wide-ranging, highly positive assessment of the El Sistema movement, serving as both inspiration and manual for would-be social activists."
In this follow-up to Tunstall's Changing Lives (2011), which examined the growth of El Sistema in Venezuela, the authors look at the expansion of this artistic-social project around the world. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 30, 2012

"Tunstall is at times flatly earnest, even sappy, but never at the expense of conveying what is truly inspiring about her subject."
The story of "El Sistema, an extraordinary program for children and youth in Venezuela, where music education and social reform have been fused on a national scale with astonishing results." Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2008

"A self-indulgent exercise that misses the mark as both a teaching tool and a memoir."
Remember how much you disliked music lessons when you were a little kid? Here's your chance to revisit those magical times. Read full book review >