Harmony Program classes are canceled today (1/27) due to inclement weather​.​


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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All Harmony Program classes are canceled today (1/26) due to inclement weather. Students must go home at dismissal. If you have any questions, please call us at 646.981.1882. Stay warm, everyone! ... See MoreSee Less

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Here’s a fun little refresher for all our music theory enthusiasts out there. Can you read what the notes spell? “Like” if you figured them all out! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Harmony Program would like to thank our friend J.J. for the beautiful note he sent us in the mail. Such wise words from one of our youngest Harmony supporters! ... See MoreSee Less

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We think so too, Mr. Clinton. ... See MoreSee Less

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For the third year in a row, the Harmony Program and the New York Philharmonic are collaborating to provide an exciting musical experience for our students on Saturday, January 31st. Musicians from the New York Philharmonic will again work with our students, who will have the opportunity to perform alongside these extraordinary musicians, as well as their fellow Harmony Program students from across the city and on Long Island.

Please join us on Saturday, January 31st at the beautiful United Palace Theater in Washington Heights to experience this inspiring day of music-making!
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