Dudamel's international career ultimately is giving the Sistema phenomenon more and more prominence, and that, in turn, is inspiring more and more places to create their own versions of El Sistema. Méndez says that FundaMusical is indeed adaptable. The learning methods come from many traditions, including the Suzuki method and one devised by German composer Carl Orff, and he believes that El Sistema is flexible enough that it can be tailored to individual cultures. The L.A. Philharmonic currently has active youth orchestra programs directly inspired by El Sistema. The New England Conservatory began a training program for Sistema teachers but has recently pulled back. Carnegie Hall next fall will host Dudamel and the Bolívars, with much attention paid to Sistema.