The Harmony Program provides after-school music education programs in underserved communities across New York City.




OUR STUDENTS

Harmony Program for Students and Families

Enriching Young Lives

Learning life skills through music making. MORE >

We work every day to bring the many benefits of music making into the lives of more New York City school children.  More ›

OUR TEACHERS

Harmony Program for Teachers

Training New Teachers

Preparing a new generation of music educators.MORE >

We recruit and train college students and recent graduates to teach with us and strengthen our communities through music.  More ›

OUR PARTNERS

Harmony Program for community partners

Developing Communities

Expanding cultural opportunities in underserved neighborhoods. MORE >

We unite colleges, public schools, community-based organizations, and cultural institutions in creating intensive and high quality after-school music programs.  More ›


OUR MISSION

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.

BY THE NUMBERS

400

Students receive up to 400 hours of instruction each year.

90%

Student attendance at daily after-school lessons exceeds 90%.

95%

In annual surveys, 95% of parents rate our programs as “very good” or “excellent.”

98%

98% of teachers rate our training program as “very good” or “excellent.”



Support Music Education

Play Your Part

Our students and teachers make a tremendous commitment to music education, but it’s your commitment as a Harmony Program supporter that makes it possible. Donate today and help change lives through music.

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“I ALWAYS WANTED TO PLAY MUSIC. IT’S SO AMAZING AND NOW I NEVER WANT TO STOP.”


– Samuel, 4th Grade

After-school Music Education teaching jobs with the Harmony Program

Apply To Teach

If you’re passionate about using music to inspire students and families, we want to hear from you. Apply to teach with the Harmony Program and share your talents while developing new skills.

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"Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy." - Ludwig van Beethoven. We agree! #harmonyprogram ... See MoreSee Less

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The Harmony Program is bursting with pride for our All Stars who performed on Tuesday night, and we are so very grateful to the musicians of the New York Philharmonic who have inspired them: Hannah Choi, Haeyoung Ham, JD Gersen, Peter Kenote, and Qiang Tu.

And a special thanks to Mike DiVito, who captured the spirit of this special event in his lovely photographs. Please take a look!
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Harmony All Stars Concert 4-26-16 ... See MoreSee Less

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Our Harmony Program All Stars take the stage at the David Rubenstein Atrium (61 W 62nd St) TOMORROW at 6 pm, alongside musicians from the New York Philharmonic! This free concert will include the world premiere of “Lucy’s Aria,” by John Corigliano. It should be a night to remember, and you won’t want to miss it! ... See MoreSee Less

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We love how our students support each other! Here are some of them watching other students perform. #tbt #harmonyprogram #musiced ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

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