The Harmony Program provides after-school music education programs in underserved communities across New York City.
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 ›
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 ›
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
Students receive up to 400 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.”
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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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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