Upcoming Events

No results found.

Top Results

No results found.

NEW YORK CITY 2020–2021

Program Details

In order to become a Musical Explorers teacher in New York City, all teachers must apply to be in the program. If selected, you will receive a confirmation email from Carnegie Hall staff with an invitation to select concerts. Apply for the 20–21 School Year today!

Apply Now
As a part of Musical Explorers in the 20-21 school year, participating teachers will receive:
  • Two interactive concerts (winter and spring) per year, either in Zankel Hall or via the Musical Explorers on-demand videos
  • Two required professional development workshops (fall and spring)
  • A Teacher Guide featuring lessons and creative extensions for yearlong coursework, geared toward both music teachers and general classroom teachers
  • Student Guide workbooks
  • Digital resources, including video and audio recordings

Professional Development Workshop Schedule

All participating teachers are required to attend two professional development workshops (each 2.5 hours long): one in the fall of 2020, and one in the winter of 2021. Professional development workshops take place in the Resnick Education Wing at Carnegie Hall. The entrance is located at 154 West 57th Street (at Seventh Avenue), just east of the main Box Office entrance. Get directions to Carnegie Hall.

Fall Professional Development Workshops (Choose One)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 4:30 PM–7 PM
Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:30 AM–1 PM

Spring Professional Development Workshops (Choose One)

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 4:30 PM–7 PM
Tuesday, January 27, 2021 at 4:30 PM–7 PM

Culminating Concerts

Winter Concerts Schedule and Location

January 19–22, 2021
10:15 AM and 11:45 AM at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Spring Concerts Schedule and Location

May 11–14, 2021
10:15 AM and 11:45 AM at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Fees

There is a fee of $6 per student and $50 per teacher. Schools are permitted to bring one chaperone free of charge for every 10 students. Payment by personal check, credit card, or copy of certified purchase order is due by Monday, February 1, 2021.

Contact Us

For application and program questions, please contact musicalexplorers@carnegiehall.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fund II Foundation

Lead funding for Musical Explorers has been provided by Fund II Foundation, Linda and Earle S. Altman, Siegel Family Endowment, and Ralph W. and Leona Kern.

Additional lead funding for Musical Explorers has been graciously provided by JJR Foundation and JMCMRJ Sorrell Foundation.

Disney

Major funding for Musical Explorers has been provided by The Walt Disney Company.

Additional support has been provided by The Edwin Caplin Foundation, Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, and KPMG LLP.

Musical Explorers is also made possible, in part, by an endowment gift from The Irene Diamond Fund.

The Weill Music Institute's programs are made available to a nationwide audience, in part, by an endowment grant from the Citi Foundation.

Stay Up to Date