The resources here have been designed to provide the principles and practical guidance that underpin high quality community-based work—programming that reflects and responds to a community's unique needs and strengths.
All materials and recommendations found here have been drawn from Musical Connections, a program offering diverse live music experiences for people in healthcare settings, correctional facilities, senior-service organizations, and homeless shelters across New York City. Visit the Musical Connections page for more information ›
Lead support is provided by Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari and the Ford Foundation.Major funding for Musical Connections is provided by MetLife Foundation 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 Administration for Children's Services; the New York City Departments of Homeless Services, Probation, and Youth and Community Development; New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and New York City Council Members Elizabeth Crowley, Daniel Dromm, and Annabel Palma.