Music education helps students achieve academically.
Music students develop teamwork and leadership skills.
The Harmony Program provides after-school music education programs in underserved communities across New York City.
We work every day to bring the many benefits of music making into the lives of more New York City school children. More ›
We recruit and train college students and recent graduates to teach with us and strengthen our communities through music. More ›
We unite colleges, public schools, community-based organizations, and cultural institutions in creating intensive and high quality after-school music programs. More ›
At the Harmony Program, music changes lives every day. Through collective music making, children from under-served communities explore new avenues and realize their full potential. Our specially trained teachers guide students from beginner group instruction to orchestral performance, building life skills and community from a shared love of music. Learn more about who we are and what we do →
BY THE NUMBERS
Students receive up to 500 hours of instruction each year.
Student attendance at daily after-school lessons exceeds 90%.
In annual surveys, 95% of parents rate our programs as “very good” or “excellent.”
98% of teachers rate our training program as “very good” or “excellent.”