Harmony Program Spring Gala

The 2019 Harmony Program gala was a heartwarming celebration of music that brought Harmony Program students together with our honoree, the superb Joyce DiDonato, who captivated the entire room with her warmth, artistry, and genuine appreciation for our mission. The … Continued

Youth Orchestra Day

On Saturday, March 2nd, 75 Harmony Program students from Jamaica, Queens, Chinatown, the South Bronx, and Washington Heights came together to play in our annual Youth Orchestra Day. Participating students spent the day studying in sectionals with members of the … Continued

New Choral Classes

We are pleased to announce that the Harmony Program has expanded its programming beyond instrumental music lessons to include choral training this year. Our school partners include PS 59 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, PS 155 in East Harlem, and PS349 and MS358 … Continued

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