Thousands Of NYC-Area Students Participate In LINK UP: The Orchestra Moves At Carnegie HallThousands Of NYC-Area Students Participate In LINK UP: The Orchestra Moves At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Nearly 15,000 New York City-area students in grades 3-5 travel to Carnegie Hall this week to participate in Link Up: The Orchestra Moves-an interactive program developed by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute that explores how composers use the orchestra to create musical movement. (more...)

15,000 Students To Participate In LINK UP At Carnegie Hall15,000 Students To Participate In LINK UP At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

For 34 seasons, Carnegie Hall's Link Up music education program has facilitated deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates with students performing with a professional orchestra from their seats, often marking the first time many students will have set foot in a concert hall. The nearly 15,000 New York City-area students in grades 3-5 who participate in this program will travel to Carnegie Hall to take part in one of six concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Tuesday, May 21, Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23 at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m. (more...)

Target Margin Theater's Critically Acclaimed PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL Returns This MonthTarget Margin Theater's Critically Acclaimed PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL Returns This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf) is proud to present a remount of its acclaimed production, Pay No Attention to the Girl, for a limited three week run (October 25-November 11). The production brings to life interwoven stories about the sexes - their conflicts, their love, their tricks -from various translations / transmissions of The One Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian tales. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Fall FAMILY DAY Celebrates Storytelling Through Music, 9/23Carnegie Hall's Fall FAMILY DAY Celebrates Storytelling Through Music, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

On Sunday, September 23 from 12 to 4 p.m., children and families will have the opportunity to take part in free, interactive musical activities as part of Fall Family Day in Carnegie Hall's Resnick Education Wing. This musical open house celebrates storytelling, with master storytellers and acclaimed musicians coming together for a variety of fun activities throughout the day. Children will have the chance to contribute to stories through music, dance, and visual art, as well as build and perform on their own storytelling sticks. Families will also get an introduction to film scoring and learn how a soundtrack can affect the mood of a story. The day will be highlighted by high-energy performances from hip-hop duo Soul Science Lab. Admission is granted on a first-come, first-served basis, and families are welcome to drop by for a visit or stay throughout the day for a musical adventure of their choice. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Presents LINK UP: The Orchestra Sings On 5/22-24Carnegie Hall Presents LINK UP: The Orchestra Sings On 5/22-24
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

For 33 seasons, Carnegie Hall's Link Up music education program has facilitated deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates with students performing with a professional orchestra from their seats. The nearly 15,000 New York City-area students in grades 3-5 who participate in this program will travel to Carnegie Hall take part in one of six concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage today, May 22, Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Offers Two Summer Music Educators Workshop SessionsCarnegie Hall Offers Two Summer Music Educators Workshop Sessions
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

From July 11-14 and July 25-28, Carnegie Hall will host two Summer Music Educators Workshop sessions, giving music teachers from across the country the opportunity to re-energize their teaching practice, learn from leaders in the field, and exchange best practices with peers. Over the course of four intensive days, participating educators will engage with expert guest faculty on a range of topics. The first session, "You Are What You Play," will explore how to open students' minds and hearts to the power of artful, rich, and engaging repertoire. The second session, "Dare to Create," will look at ways to use composition and improvisation to inspire students inside and outside the classroom. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Presents FACETS OF BRAHMS The 2nd Edition Of Its Chamber Music FestivalOrchestra Of St. Luke's Presents FACETS OF BRAHMS The 2nd Edition Of Its Chamber Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

From June 5-24, 2018, Orchestra of St. Luke's will present Facets of Brahms, the second iteration of the Ensemble's chamber music festival. The three programs, featuring the Orchestra's core 23-member St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, are curated to highlight different perspectives on the musical life of the composer and include Seasons of Brahms, June 5, 6, and 10; Brahms & The Schumanns, with pianist Pedja Muzijevic, June 12, 13, and 17; and Brahms & the Search for a Symphony, June 19, 20, and 24. Discussions led by noted scholars, and musicians will take place prior to each Brahms program.  (more...)

Carnegie Hall Presents LINK UP: The Orchestra Sings On 5/22-24Carnegie Hall Presents LINK UP: The Orchestra Sings On 5/22-24
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

For 33 seasons, Carnegie Hall's Link Up music education program has facilitated deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates with students performing with a professional orchestra from their seats. The nearly 15,000 New York City-area students in grades 3-5 who participate in this program will travel to Carnegie Hall take part in one of six concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Tuesday, May 22, Wednesday, May 23, and Thursday, May 24. (more...)

Hopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project to be Released on April 20; Featuring Joyce DiDonato, Patti LuPone, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and MoreHopes and Dreams: The Lullaby Project to be Released on April 20; Featuring Joyce DiDonato, Patti LuPone, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

A lullaby is a simple expression of the most universal human condition, the bond between parent and child. One of the earliest lullabies in recorded history was written in 2000 BC, and 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Brahms' Lullaby, so this precious musical tradition has deep cultural and emotional roots. These personal songs bring people together, span generations, and tell stories about where we come from, who we are now, and our hopes for the future. (more...)

Target Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-BroadwayTarget Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Following a five year search for a permanent home, Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf, General Manager Lu Liu) is proud to present the world premiere of Pay No Attention To The Girl (March 29-April 21), which marks the Company's debut off-Broadway performances in their new 3,250 sq. ft. home in Brooklyn. Directed by Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Pay No Attention To The Girl is an interlocking set of tales about the deceptions of the sexes that lead us deep into the labyrinth of The Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian stories. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's 2018 Winter Spring Season To Offer 43 PerformancesOrchestra Of St. Luke's 2018 Winter Spring Season To Offer 43 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) 43rd season continues in 2018 with 43 performances in 10 venues throughout New York City. The winter spring calendar offers wide-ranging programs from intimate chamber music concerts devoted to Baroque, Classical, and Romantic repertoire to a world premiere at Carnegie Hall by one of today's most lauded composers. Additionally, the Orchestra will play music for a legendary dance institution's Lincoln Center season and collaborate with a renowned choral group on a program that juxtaposes an established work with a new, dramatic oratorio based on the Orpheus myth. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

From July 19 to 22, Carnegie Hall will host the Summer Music Educators Workshop, giving school and community music teachers from across the country the opportunity to re-energize their teaching practice, learn from leaders in the field, and exchange best practices with peers. Over the course of four days, 125 educators will engage with expert guest faculty on a range of topics centered around the theme "Dare To Create," including how to embrace a culture of creativity in music classrooms, and how to use composition and improvisation to inspire young musicians. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Invites Thousands of NYC-Area Children for Link Up Concert this Thursday
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Now in its 32nd season, Link Up is the longest-running school program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). Designed for students in grades 3-5, the program facilitates deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates in an annual participatory concert. This month marks the inaugural concerts of The Orchestra Swings-the first new Link Up curriculum since 2012-designed to introduce the idea of "swing" through a conversation between the symphony orchestra and a jazz septet. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces LINK UP School Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Now in its 32nd season, Link Up is the longest-running school program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI). Designed for students in grades 3–5, the program facilitates deeper connections between the concert hall and the classroom through an instrument-focused curriculum that culminates in an annual participatory concert. This month marks the inaugural concerts of The Orchestra Swings—the first new Link Up curriculum since 2012—designed to introduce the idea of “swing” through a conversation between the symphony orchestra and a jazz septet. The nearly 15,000 New York City-area students and teachers who have adopted this program during the 2016–2017 school year will travel to Carnegie Hall for six culminating concerts in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on May 23, 24, and 25. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's 'Link Up' Program Expands Worldwide; Concerts Set for NYC This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

For over 30 years, Link Up-a hands-on curriculum that invites students in grades 3 to 5 to make and explore music-has culminated in springtime, interactive children's concerts for thousands of New York City students who are invited to come together at Carnegie Hall. More recently, Carnegie Hall has also provided this program free-of-charge to over 80 orchestra partners across the United States and abroad, reaching many more thousands of children who join together to make music in their own communities. The Link Up curriculum and concert program was developed by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Giant, Starry WEST SIDE STORY Revival Opens This Weekend in Queens
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Carnegie Hall's WEST SIDE STORY will be presented in three performances this weekend, March 4, 5, and 6, 2016, at the Knockdown Center, a restored factory in Queens. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Carnegie Hall's WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Skylar Astin and Bianca Marroquin at Knockdown Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for Carnegie Hall's presentation of WEST SIDE STORY for three performances only March 4, 5, and 6, 2016 at the Knockdown Center, a restored 50,000 square foot former glass and door factory in Queens now serving as an art and event space. (more...)

Giant WEST SIDE STORY Revival Adds to Cast of 50, Chorus of 200 with Chuck Cooper, Peter Gerety & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced the full cast for its upcoming production of West Side Story, to be presented in three performances on March 4, 5, and 6, 2016 at the Knockdown Center, a restored factory in Queens. (more...)

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute to Present THE SOMEWHERE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

In celebration of Carnegie Hall's 125th anniversary, the Weill Music Institute (WMI) has launched The Somewhere Project, a citywide exploration of West Side Story. This extensive creative learning project is engaging people through events in all five boroughs of New York City, plus those outside the city through online content, all anchored by a large-scale production of West Side Story, the classic American musical based on a conception by Jerome Robbins, with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurents. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Carnegie Hall's WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Skylar Astin and Bianca Marroquin at Knockdown Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Carnegie Hall's presentation of WEST SIDE STORY for three performances only March 4, 5, and 6, 2016 at the Knockdown Center, a restored 50,000 square foot former glass and door factory in Queens now serving as an art and event space. (more...)

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