Silver Music Instrumental Parents!
We have a new closed Facebook group for parents to find resources and connect as a community.
You are welcome to pose a question/issue you have experienced as your child’s practice partner, offer advice, or share a recent accomplishment! We are excited to hear from you and help you navigate the joys and challenges of your child’s musical journey.☺️
Click Here to join!
We are also on instagram @silvermusicnyc if you’d like to see what we are up to by browsing our photos and stories.
Sunday & Monday, June 2-3, various times
Join Philippe the Penguin and musicians of the New York Philharmonic on a musical playground and share in the fun of music. Explore different speeds of music in an interactive concert designed by New York Philharmonic musicians together with faculty of Columbia University’s Teacher’s College. Tickets start at $26
Tuesday-Friday, June 11-14, 8pm
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, have become an iconic New York summer experience since they began in 1965, transforming parks throughout the city into a patchwork of picnickers and providing music lovers with an opportunity to hear the best classical music under the stars. FREE
Saturday, June 8, 4pm
Greenwich House Music School
Co-founders Sara Leila Sherman (piano) and Hilary Castle (violin) are thrilled to be presenting Mozart for Munchkins in Greenwich Village with a program inspired by our magnificent natural world. Tickets are $30 (kids under 12 are free)
Saturday, June 8, 6:30pm
The National Opera Center.
Come hear Silver Music students, faculty, and musician parents and friends perform together at the National Opera Center! This will be an exciting program featuring violin, viola, cello, piano, flute, and voice! FREE
Monday, June 17, 8pm
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Manhattan Concert Productions presents an evening of choral music with Schumann’s Requiem and Haydn’s Paukenmesse with the Masterwork Festival Chorus, professional soloists, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra. The concert will also feature the National Children’s Festival Chorus. Tickets start at $20
Very Young People’s Concerts: Forte and Piano
Monday, Apr 1, 10:30am
Forte and Piano explores musical dynamics, from LOUD to soft. Tickets are $26-$31
Beethoven! Making the Fifth
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10am
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
Performing dynamic repertoire and incorporating multiple art forms with a variety of artists to create meaningful musical experiences for today’s audiences.
Magical Mystical Moonlight
Sunday, Apr. 7, 2pm
Alice Tully Hall
This concert is all music about the moon! With music by Debussy, Beethoven, Schumann, and George Crumb. Tickets are $10-$30
The Little Orchestra Society at BCM
Sunday, Apr 7, 4:15pm & 5:15pm
Brooklyn’s Children Museum
Join us on select Sundays for “Bringing Stories to Life Through Music”, a music & movement workshop that connects famous children’s stories by authors from around the world to everyday sounds, rhythms and melodies. Tickets are $11.
Violin Master’s Recital
Thursday, Apr 11, 4pm
The Juilliard School
Come hear violinist, Emma Frucht (daughter of our viola teacher, Rachel Riggs) perform the music of Bach, Biber, Brahms, Mackey, and Stravinsky for her master’s degree graduation recital at Julliard. FREE
Silver Music Faculty Recital
Saturday, April 13, 5pm
Silver Music 72nd St
Come hear our faculty perform string quartets and solos for classical guitar! This event is interactive and geared towards our students and families. Advance tickets $12, children under 4–free!
Carnegie Hall Citywide: Ensemble Connect
Saturday, April 13, 3pm
Jackson Heights Branch Library
With their refreshing approach to a vast range of music—from the earliest Baroque works to cutting-edge pieces by Missy Mazzoli and Caroline Shaw—Ensemble Connect is entertaining and always inspirational. FREE
Saturday, April 20, 2:30pm
Bruno Walter Theater
Hear our piano teacher, Wenhan Anderson, perform with violinist, Sarah Geller, at Lincoln Center! The program includes Mozart’s A Major Sonata, followed by Romance in D by Szymanowski, Grieg’s Sonata No. 2 and more! FREE
A FACULTY RECITAL
Saturday, April 13, 2019
218 W 72nd St
$12 in advance/$15 at the door
Bach Cello Suite BWV 1012
Haydn String Quartet Op. 20 No. 2
Mendelssohn String Quartet Op. 44 No. 2
Villa-Lobos Prelude No. 1 for GuitarPurchase tickets online in advance
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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THIS YEAR’S PRACTICING CHALLENGE! This year’s Penny Jars were heavier than ever!
Our total number of minutes for all participants = 31,188 minutes
Our Top 10 Practicers are listed below and any students who practiced a total of 325 minutes or more during the month of February should be on the look out for an invitation to a celebratory Pizza Party! In addition to improving our playing this month, we also managed to raise money for a good cause as we’ll be doubling the student pennies and donating to U.N.I.C.E.F.!
TOP 10 PRACTICERS of our 2019 CHALLENGE:
1) Katie R, cello
2) Lena N, violin
3) Maya F, cello
4) Colin C, violin -tie- Samson CW, cello
5) Suzanna A, violin
6) Frida CW, viola -tie- Sophie J-L, cello
7) Emily McCabe, violin
8) Elsa C, violin
9) Rayna t, violin
10) Sofia SM, cello
Interested in purchasing pictures from our String Festival?
The cost is $25 for unlimited photos!
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All photos are by Simon Powis.