CARNEGIEHALL IN THE COMMUNITY!Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series Celebrates 35 Yearsof Free Concerts; Outstanding Pop, Jazz, Latin, Classical,and World Music Artists in New York City’s Five BoroughsNEW THIS YEAR! The McGraw-Hill Companies CarnegieKids forPre-K and Kindergarten-Age Children Presented forFree in New York City Neighborhood VenuesOther Community Programs Include Community Sings—Inviting Singers ofAll Ages To Become Part of the Choir—Kicking Off December 1 in HarlemWMI’s Musical Connections Program Provides Live Musicto Audiences in Homeless Shelters, Healthcare Settings,Correctional Facilities, and Elderly Care Centers
This year, Carnegie Hall and theWeill Music Institute (WMI)—Carnegie Hall’s education and community programsarm—celebrates the 35th anniversary of its Neighborhood Concert Series,which has brought FREE concerts, reflecting the diverse sounds of the city, byoutstanding performers to museums, colleges, libraries, community centers,churches, and cultural organizations throughout New York City’s five boroughs.This fall, WMI kicks off its anniversary Neighborhood Concert season withperformances by a variety of classical, jazz, and Latin music performers,including Son De Madre, Vijay Iyer, the Matt Herskowitz Trio,Sidney Outlaw, and many more. WMI’s first free Community Sing of theseason takes place in Harlem this December when vocalists of all ages areinvited to raise their voices alongside award-winning New York City-choir Songsof Solomon. The Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series is sponsored byTarget. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Neighborhood Concert Series,tickets to select concerts at Carnegie Hall will be raffled off at eachNeighborhood Concert this season.Also new this season, The McGraw-Hill Companies CarnegieKids, WMI’sprogram for pre-K and kindergarten-age children, will be presented for free incommunity venues, with performances by family favorites Polygraph Lounge,Hot Peas ‘N Butter, The Itty Biddies and singer/songwriter JoeJencks. These free, interactive, 45-minute concerts—especially designed forchildren ages three to six—feature songs, movement, and instrumentdemonstrations and create opportunities for musical creativity and play.In addition to the 50 free public concerts this year, WMI also presents thesecond year of its Musical Connections program, which provides freemusic events—including concerts, interactive performances, creative learningprojects, and artist residencies—to homeless shelters, healthcare settings,correctional facilities, and elderly care centers, reaching those who have limitedor no access to live music. The program is committed to engagement andexpression by the participants and brings meaningful connections to peoplefacing challenging social and emotional circumstances. (Members of the pressinterested in attending these private events should contact Maggie Ciadella at firstname.lastname@example.org.)Free community event highlights this fall include:
The Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall The Weill Music Institute creates broad-reaching music education and communityprograms that play a central role in Carnegie Hall’s commitment to making greatmusic accessible to as wide an audience as possible. Woven into the fabric ofthe Carnegie Hall concert season, these programs occur at Carnegie Hall as wellas in schools and throughout neighborhoods, providing musical opportunities foreveryone, from preschoolers to adults, new listeners to emerging professionals.With access to the world’s greatest artists and latest technologies, the WeillMusic Institute is uniquely positioned to inspire the next generation of musiclovers, to nurture tomorrow’s musical talent, and to shape the evolution ofmusical learning itself. The Weill Music Institute’s school and communityprograms annually serve over 115,000 children, students, teachers, parents,young music professionals, and adults in the New York metropolitan area andacross the US, as well as 65,000 people around the world through its online anddistance learning initiatives.For a complete schedule of Carnegie Hall’s Community Programs throughout theseason, please visit: carnegiehall.org/neighborhoodconcerts.Program InformationAll events are free. Please contact the performance venue for specificreservation information.Confirmed events thus far; additional programming will be announced at a laterdate.Saturday, September 18 at 4:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: SON DE MADREEl Museo del Barrio1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street)New York, NY 10029Public Phone: (212) 831-7272Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Saturday, September 25 at 5:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: SIDNEY OUTLAW, Baritone; CAROL WONG, PianoAdvent Lutheran Church2504 Broadway (at 93rd Street)New York, NY 10025Public Phone: (212) 665-2504Sponsored by TargetThis program is part of the Marilyn Horne legacy at Carnegie Hall.___________________________________________Sunday, September 26 at 3:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: MATT HERSKOWITZ TRIOKingsborough Community College (Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center)2001 Oriental BoulevardBrooklyn, NY 11235Public Phone: (718) 368-5596Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Thursday, September 30 at 5:30 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: SON DE MADREPS/MS 161499 West 133rd Street (between Amsterdam and Convent Avenues)New York, NY 10027Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Friday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: JUAN-CARLOS FORMELL & JOHNNY’S DREAM CLUBBronx Museum of the Arts1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th Street)Bronx, NY 10456Public Phone: (718) 681-6000Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Saturday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m.THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES CARNEGIEKIDS: POLYGRAPH LOUNGECasita Maria Center for Arts and Education928 Simpson StreetBronx, NY 10459RSVP to email@example.comThe McGraw-Hill Companies is proud to sponsor CarnegieKids.CarnegieKids is supported, in part, by a generous endowment gift from Linda andEarle S. Altman.___________________________________________Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m.THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES CARNEGIEKIDS: POLYGRAPH LOUNGEFlushing Town Hall (The Theater)13735 Northern BoulevardFlushing, NY 11354Public Phone: (718) 463-7700 ext. 222The McGraw-Hill Companies is proud to sponsor CarnegieKids.CarnegieKids is supported, in part, by a generous endowment gift from Linda andEarle S. Altman.___________________________________________Tuesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: SAMEER GUPTA’S NAMASKARHarlem Stage at Aaron Davis Hall (Marion Anderson Theater)Convent Avenue between West 133rd and 135th StreetNew York, NY 10031Box Office: (212) 281-9240Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Thursday, October 21 at 4:00 p.m.THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES CARNEGIEKIDS: JOE JENCKSConey Island Brooklyn Public Library1901 Mermaid Avenue (near West 19th Street)Brooklyn, NY 11224Public Phone: (718) 265-3220The McGraw-Hill Companies is proud to sponsor CarnegieKids.CarnegieKids is supported, in part, by a generous endowment gift from Linda andEarle S. Altman.___________________________________________Saturday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: OSMANY PAREDES QUARTETThe Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture515 Malcolm X Boulevard (at West 135th Street)New York, NY 10037-1801Public Phone: (212) 491-2040Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Saturday, October 30 at 3:00 p.m.THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES CARNEGIEKIDS: JOE JENCKSThe Performance Project @ University Settlement184 Eldridge StreetNew York, NY 10002-2924Public Phone: (212) 453-4532The McGraw-Hill Companies is proud to sponsor CarnegieKids.CarnegieKids is supported, in part, by a generous endowment gift from Linda andEarle S. Altman.___________________________________________Saturday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: VIJAY IYERFlushing Town Hall (The Theater)137-35 Northern BoulevardFlushing, NY 11354Public Phone: (718) 463-7700 ext. 222Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Thursday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: RED BARAATJamaica Performing Arts Center153-10 Jamaica AvenueJamaica, NY 11432Public Phone: (718) 658-7400 ext. 123Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Saturday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m.NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT: MANHATTAN BRASS QUINTETLangston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center100-01 Northern BoulevardCorona, NY 11368Public Phone: (718) 651-1100Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Wednesday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m.COMMUNITY SING WITH SONGS OF SOLOMONPS/MS 161499 West 133rd Street (between Amsterdam and Convent Avenues)New York, NY 10027Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Saturday, December 4 at 3:00 p.m.COMMUNITY SING WITH SONGS OF SOLOMONHostos Community College450 Grand Concourse at 149th StreetBronx, NY 10045Public Phone: (718) 518-4455Sponsored by Target___________________________________________Friday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.COMMUNITY SING WITH SONGS OF SOLOMONEmmanuel Baptist Church279 Lafayette AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11238Sponsored by TargetTickets: FreeBank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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