This set of community-based projects links people to a variety of musical experiences created in partnership with city agencies, ranging from stand-alone concerts to intensive yearlong creative workshops designed to have a powerful impact on participants’ daily lives.
Lead support is provided by Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari and the Ford Foundation.
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, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and New York City Council Members Elizabeth Crowley, Daniel Dromm, and Annabel Palma.