Summer Camp in Four Boroughs

This year’s Harmony Program summer camp was the best yet! Nearly 200 of our students in four boroughs received four weeks of music lessons – all day, every day. Our full-day program included orchestra, band, and choir rehearsals, group instrument … Continued

Harmony Students Excel at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp

Six Harmony Program students received full scholarships to attend the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts for the first time this summer. Among these talented students, one was chosen as Concert Mistress, two earned principal chairs, and one was placed … Continued

Harmony Welcomes New Staff!

The Harmony Program is delighted to announce the arrival of two new staff members: Director of Education – Norma Núñez-Ruch Our new Director of Education is a native Venezuelan, who has been involved with Venezuela’s “El Sistema” for more than … Continued

Spring Recital Season

Another successful Harmony Program year has concluded with student recitals across the city, featuring a broad array of performances such as Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” “The Great Gate of Kiev” from Pictures at an … Continued

Welcoming Jackie Levine, Program Assistant!

We are excited to welcome Jackie Levine to our staff as Harmony’s new full-time Program Assistant. Jackie joins us with a longstanding interest in El Sistema-inspired music education organizations. As an undergraduate, she spent the summer of 2015 teaching violin … Continued

Harmony Program 2018 Essay Contest

In honor of Harmony Program’s 10th Anniversary, we invited all of our elementary and middle school students to participate in an essay contest. One overall grand prize winner and two 2nd prize winners — in the elementary and middle school … Continued

Harmony Program Welcomes Bethany Wyshak

Bethany Wyshak has recently joined the Harmony Program as our full-time Program Manager. Bethany comes to us from the New York Philharmonic, where she spent seven years in the areas of operations and artistic planning. She earned her Masters Degree … Continued