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.

SUPPORT HARMONY


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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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This little reed is what makes a clarinet sing. When a musician plays a note, her breath creates acoustic waves that vibrate through the reed. Without it, there would be no music!

Something small can make a big difference! Did you know that just $10 can buy one of our clarinet students a whole pack of reeds? $10 is all that it would take to turn breath into beautiful music.

If you'd like to help our students get the supplies that they need, please visit our Indiegogo page to donate, because #everydollarcounts
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Last week, the Harmony Program welcomed Jessica Zweig into the position of Program Manager! As our sites continue to grow, Jessica will help to support our instructional staff to make sure that we have our best year yet. Welcome, Jessica! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

Is this heat wave stressing you out? Chill out with a little Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, courtesy of our students at the United Palace of Cultural Arts!

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