Harmony Program’s First-Ever Virtual Gala

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first-ever virtual gala on March 3, 2021! It was an inspiring evening featuring our talented students along with world-class artists in collaborative musical performances, a lively Q&A exchange with GRAMMY-award winning … Continued

Harmony Program Expands Leadership

We are delighted to announce the election of three new members to our Board of Directors. We welcome them into our growing community and look forward to working together to bring music education to children across New York City.   … Continued

Introducing: “Harmony at Home”

In response to the ongoing health crisis, the Harmony Program has developed an original series of YouTube-based, beginner music lessons, called “Harmony at Home.” This free, year-long series will begin next month and consist of weekly, 30-minute lessons in music … Continued

Expanding Partnership with Young Concert Artists

From April through May, a diverse roster of Young Concert Artists (YCA) musicians led a series of 10 video-based performances and mini-lessons for our students as part of our “Community Continuo” partnership. These presentations on the flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, … Continued

2020 Summer Scholarships

In addition to the Harmony Program’s own summer sessions, 46 of our students are taking part in other virtual summer camps. Thirteen students will participate in the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp; four students will attend the Elisabeth Morrow summer camp; … Continued

Remote Instruction and Summer Camp

Following school closures in mid-March, the Harmony Program transitioned entirely to remote instruction and provided students with over 112 hours of lessons to wrap up the spring term. Students accessed instrumental and choral classes, tailored to their proficiency levels, using … Continued

Original Student Composition

On Friday, June 29th, Harmony Program students premiered their first original composition, alongside musicians of the New York Philharmonic, via Facebook Live. The piece, which they called, “Transitioning,” is a powerful expression of their experiences during the pandemic and represents … Continued

Young Concert Artists Collaboration

The Harmony Program has partnered with Young Concert Artists (YCA) on Community Continuo, the goal of which is to provide continued music education and comfort to all of our students affected by the global pandemic. Each week, a YCA artist … Continued

Transition to Online Classes

Since the NYC schools were closed on March 16th, the Harmony Program has offered continued music instruction via weekly online lessons, available to every Harmony Program student on a private YouTube channel. Each week, our teachers record a virtual lesson … Continued

Harmony Program Spring Gala 2020

On Monday, March 2nd, the Harmony Program held its 2020 gala at Sony Hall in Manhattan. The evening was hosted by CBS National News Correspondent, Adriana Diaz, and drew a crowd of 250 guests, including parents, teachers, partners, supporters, and … Continued