Musical Connections | Carnegie Hall
  • Musical Connections

    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.

  • Musical Connections concert (Jennifer Taylor)
  • Lullaby Project
    Lullabies are at the heart of this creative project that focuses on young mothers in teen clinics at hospitals, justice settings, and homeless shelters.
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    NeON Arts
    NeON Arts is a new initiative that builds on the NYC Department of Probation’s successful efforts to advance public safety by engaging probation clients in the arts.
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    Sing Sing Correctional Facility
    A series of workshops focuses on composition and instrument skills, while several concerts for the facility’s general population feature original works and performances by men alongside Musical Connections roster artists and special guests.
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    Juvenile Justice Settings
    In creative music projects, young people are invited to create, produce, and perform original music with Musical Connections roster artists.
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    WolfBrown, a consulting firm for arts and cultural organizations, has published papers to explore the impact of the arts in juvenile justice settings.
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  • Lead support is provided by Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari and the Ford Foundation.

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    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.