We will provide a free school for students who want toexplore the world of music and discover their potential.
What are we changing?The lives of inner city youth by a supplying theopportunity to study music when it does not existeither through the public school system or if the familycannot afford to make it happen privately.We cannot afford to leave talent uncovered.
What is our story?We are professional musicians who care aboutthe future of music. We feel that we can influencethe youth through mentoring and help develop themusicians of tomorrow.
How does it work?We provide a performance space and offer NewYork’s top musicians a residency. The musicians teachan in our after-school program and then perform in theevening. The performances are open to the public andthe proceeds go to paying the musicians and runningthe business
SPANISH HARLEM (EL BARRIO)
Largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in NYCLatin Americans and African Americans are thepredominate ethnic groups.
Population: 117,743Over 25% of the population resides in unitsmanaged by the NYCHA (public housing,section 8).