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

Harmony Program Creates Junior Board

(pictured above: Harmony Program teacher Jessica McJunkins, who is one of the eight new Junior Board members) The Harmony Program is pleased to announce the establishment of a Junior Board of Directors under the leadership of Elise Schmidt, Vice President … Continued

Harmony Program Teacher Training

(Pictured above: Some of the more than 60 teachers who will staff our instructional sites this year.) This year the Harmony Program welcomes over 60 new and returning teachers to work in our partnering schools and community centers throughout the … Continued