Students in grades 3–5 are given the opportunity to join the orchestra in this highly participatory program, in which they learn to sing and play an instrument in the classroom and perform with a professional orchestra from their seats at a culminating concert at Carnegie Hall. During the 2021–2022 season, NYC students will participate in The Orchestra Sings.
Orchestras across the country and around the world are also taking part in Link Up. Partner orchestras can utilize any of the program materials—including teacher guides, student materials, concert scripts, and concert visuals—in their own communities.
Available for Educators: NYC, Nationally, and Internationally
Partnership Opportunities: Elementary Schools, Orchestras
Season: School Year
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Link Up in the New York City Area
Students in the New York City area will explore what makes a great melody through The Orchestra Sings curriculum and participate in a culminating concert at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.
2021–2022 Link Up Partners
Carnegie Hall’s Link Up partners with more than 105 orchestras in the US and around the globe in countries that include Canada, China, Japan, Kenya, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain. Check out our current partners.
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Lead support for Link Up is provided by Fund II Foundation.
Additional funding for Link Up is provided by Linda and Earle S. Altman, The Barker Welfare Foundation, JJR Foundation, Macy's, and Joan and Sanford I. Weill and the Weill Family Foundation.
Link Up in New York City schools is 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.