• For Students and Teachers

    Inspiring the next generation of music lovers, these programs are the perfect opportunity for students and teachers to make music in their classrooms and at Carnegie Hall, building a deeper understanding of music’s importance to the culture of local communities and the world. The Weill Music Institute also provides a wide range of professional development opportunities to educators and administrators from diverse musical backgrounds.

    • Musical Explorers

      Students in grades K-2 build basic music making skills while learning about different cultures.
    • Link Up

      Students in grades 3-5 learn to play an instrument and perform with the orchestra.
    • Count Me In

      Middle school students build basic audition and choral skills in preparation for further musical opportunities.
    • Ellington's Sacred Music

      Students perform Ellington's legendary music in collaboration with professional musicians.
  • Recent Blog Posts

    May 21, 2014
    Celebrating 10 Years of Link Up Across the Country
    For the past 10 years, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute has partnered with symphony orchestras across the nation—and more recently, the world—to share Link Up, a music education program created for students in grades 3–5.
    October 15, 2013
    Is Music the Key to Success?
    Why is it that so many successful people connect serious music training with their professional achievements? Joanne Lipman, co-author of the new book "Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations" recently explored that question for an article in The New York Times, "Is Music the Key to Success?".
    September 16, 2013
    Link Up: Around the World
    READ/PHOTOS: The 2012–2013 season saw significant growth for Link Up, Carnegie Hall’s program for students in grades 3–5, which now partners with 42 orchestras across the nation and around the globe. As we jump into the busy school year ahead, we reflect upon the incredible dedication of our Link Up partner orchestras, teachers, and student musicians.