Through Musical Explorers, students explore a diverse range of musical genres found in New York City neighborhoods. Basic music skills are developed in classrooms as children learn songs from different cultures, reflect on their communities, and develop singing and listening skills.
During the 2018–2019 season, students will explore Greek folk, Malian traditional, and Indian classical music in the fall semester, followed by jazz, bomba and plena, and Brazilian music in the spring.
Experience Musical Explorers Digital, which includes lesson plans, audio, video, and concert webcasts.
Students and teachers who participate in the Weill Music Institute's Musical Explorers program attend a culminating, interactive concert at Carnegie Hall with artists featured in the curriculum. Students learn from and sing along to music performed by Sofía R. and Sofia T. (Argentine Folk), Martha (Native American), and Bongi and Tshidi (South African Zulu), along with their band members.