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

Harmony Program Launches Saturday Youth Orchestras

The Harmony Program has launched two Saturday youth orchestras this year to make sure that all of our students across the city and on Long Island have permanent places to play. Our Harmony Program Youth Orchestra (HPYO) South, led by … Continued

Harmony Program Honors Wynton Marsalis

What a night! On Wednesday, October 19th, over 100 guests gathered at Ginny’s Supper Club inside the Red Rooster in Harlem for the Harmony Program Fall Benefit honoring the great Wynton Marsalis. Throughout the evening Wynton entertained our guests with … Continued

Harmony Program Students Perform at Book Launch

On Wednesday, October 5th, some of our Harmony Program students took part in an orchestral performance to celebrate the launch of Playing for their Lives: the Global El Sistema Movement for Social Change through Music!, a book by Tricia Tunstall … Continued

2016 All Star Performance

On Tuesday, April 26th, the Harmony Program and the New York Philharmonic hosted their second annual All Star event in the David Rubenstein Atrium of Lincoln Center. Selected through a competitive audition process, nine Harmony Program All Stars had the … Continued