• For Communities
    Throughout New York City

    The Weill Music Institute harnesses the transformative power of music by offering concerts, workshops, and longer-term projects that inspire creativity as well as encourage lifelong learning and artistic growth. These programs serve communities in all five boroughs, including people in homeless shelters, the healthcare system, and the justice system.

    • Neighborhood Concerts

      Free concerts in all five boroughs of New York City
    • Musical Connections

      Community-based projects reaching people in the healthcare and correctional systems
    • NeON Arts

      A city-wide initiative with the NYC Department of Probation
    • Lullaby Project

      New and expectant mothers write lullabies for their babies
  • Recent Blog Posts

    April 29, 2014
    Roaming the Musical High Seas
    READ | Grammy-nominated trombonist and composer Papo Vázquez leads the Mighty Pirates Troubadours and joins Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concert roster for a performance at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden on May 3.

    We asked Papo some questions about his background in music, his band, and the type of music they'll play at the concert on May 3.
    March 23, 2014
    5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Japanese Cherry Blossoms
    Now that spring is officially here, we have gathered a few great ways for you to enjoy Japanese music and cherry blossoms in New York City.
    September 4, 2013
    Announcing the 2013–2014 Free Neighborhood Concerts
    Free Neighborhood Concerts are back! From the tip of Brooklyn to the top of the Bronx, the 2013–2014 season features outstanding main stage artists, as well as exciting rising stars of classical, jazz, and world music. Bring your friends and make new ones at these fabulously fun concerts.