Silas de Oliveira – Brazilian cellist, Elementary Coordinator of El Sistema Somerville. A Student of Boston Conservatory with a dual major in Cello and Music Education. Private instructor, YOFES summer program Artist Director and Faculty of Somerville String Camp. As a coordinator, Silas strive to empower his students and staff to be the best they can be at all times. His vision is give a musical voice to the new generation and instill music into the fabric of the families in the community. “ Your Best is Always one note away” – Silas