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 ›
We believe that music should be an integral part of every child’s education and that great expectations lead to even greater achievement. By training young musicians and building youth orchestras in underserved neighborhoods, we work not only to shape the lives of our children but also to engage and inspire their parents and their broader communities.
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.
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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Harmony Program Students to Perform at “The Concert to Benefit El Sistema-Inspired Youth Orchestras”
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