The resources here have been designed to provide the principles and practical guidance that underpin high quality community-based work—programming that reflects and responds to a community's unique needs and strengths.
All materials and recommendations found here have been drawn from Musical Connections, a program offering diverse live music experiences for people in healthcare settings, correctional facilities, senior-service organizations, and homeless shelters across New York City. Visit the Musical Connections page for more information ›
Lead support is provided by the Brooke Astor One-Year Fund for New York City Education.
Major funding for Musical Connections is provided by MetLife Foundation, the Heineman Foundation for Research, Education, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, and United Airlines®.
Additional support has been provided by Ameriprise Financial.
Public support for Musical Connections is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York City Departments of Homeless Services, Probation, and Youth and Community Development, the New York City Administration for Children's Services, and New York City Council Members Daniel Dromm and Annabel Palma.