• Musical Explorers

    Program Features

    • Two interactive concerts (fall and spring) per year in Zankel Hall featuring multicultural vocalists
    • Two required professional development workshops (fall and spring)
    • A Teacher Guide with accompanying CD, featuring lessons and creative extensions for yearlong coursework, geared toward both music teachers and general classroom teachers
    • Student workbooks
  • Professional Development Workshop Schedule

    All participating teachers are required to attend two professional development workshops: one in the fall of 2017 and one in the spring of 2018.

    All professional development workshops take place in the Resnick Education Wing at Carnegie Hall. The entrance is at 154 West 57th Street (at Seventh Avenue), just east of the main entrance to Carnegie Hall. Get directions to Carnegie Hall.

    Fall Professional Development Workshops (select one when applying)

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 4:30 PM–6:30 PM
    Saturday, September 23, 2017 11 AM–1 PM

    Spring Professional Development Workshops (select one when applying)

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:30 PM–6:30 PM
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:30 PM–6:30 PM


    Fall Concert Schedule and Location

    December 12–15, 2017

    10:15 AM and 11:45 AM | Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

    Spring Concert Schedule and Location

    May 8–11, 2018

    10:15 AM and 11:45 AM | Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall


    There is a general fee of $6 per student and $50 per teacher. Schools may bring one chaperone per 10 students free of charge. Payment by personal check, credit card, or copy of certified purchase order is due on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

  • For application and program questions, please contact Tom Werring at 212-903-9803.

  • 2017–2018 Season
    2017–2018 Artists
    Students learn about New York City’s rich and diverse musical community as they build fundamental music skills.
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    2016–2017 Season
    2016–2017 Resources
    Students explore bluegrass, Chinese traditional, Sudanese, calypso, Armenian, and hip-hop music.
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    All Musical Explorers Resources
    Musical Explorers Resources
    Browse resources for past and current Musical Explorers seasons.
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