• For Families

    The Weill Music Institute strives to develop creativity, imagination, and musical curiosity in people of all ages by presenting free and affordable programs for children and families. These highly engaging experiences at Carnegie Hall involve the entire family, strengthening connections and promoting the value of play in early childhood development.

    Download the 2015–2016 Family Programs brochure.

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    • Family Concerts

      Recommended for ages 5-10. Featuring extraordinary artists performing for families at Carnegie Hall.
    • Carnegie Kids

      Recommended for ages 3–6. Free interactive concerts in the Resnick Education Wing.
    • Family Days

      Recommended for ages 3-10, interactive Family Days in the Resnick Education Wing.
    • Lullaby Project

      A project for young mothers in teen clinics at NYC public hospitals, homeless shelters, and Rikers Island.
  • Why Making Music Matters

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    To better understand the effect of music in early childhood development, Carnegie Hall commissioned a new research paper from Dr. Dennie Palmer Wolf, an expert in the field. Titled “Why Making Music Matters,” her research points to several key reasons why investing in children early and often is critical to healthy development and a successful future—and that music can play a role in everyday interactions that support our next generation.
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