New York Music Month has now been extended to six months and is online and free in order to support our music community during the pandemic. New York Music Month Extended Play is a way for musicians, industry, and fans to tune into New York’s one-of-a-kind music scene safely from their homes. Learn to create your own music or record a podcast, hear from up-and-coming NYC artists, take a masterclass from industry experts, or join a workshop to hone your music business skills – all for free.
This January through June, get tuned in with New York Music Month Extended Play!
In this class with multi-platinum music producer Jerry Wonda, students will learn:
Bronx Music Heritage Center’s April episode of its monthly series, Percussion Discussion, will feature the water drum used by women in the West African Basamung tradition. Co-artistic director, Bobby Sanabria, will moderate the discussion with Gambian artists Salieu Suso and Sunkary Kamaso.
Hear from composers and representatives of the orchestral world about how we can support and promote symphonic music which better reflects the diverse communities of NYC. What are the barriers for composers and what can the leaders of major institutions do to transform the current and future landscape?
Confirmed speakers: Composer Jessie Montgomery with more to be announced soon.
Award winning singer, songwriter and founder of NYC Women Who Rock’s community concert series Val Kinzler and her band of veteran rockers will play the historic Bitter End for their 60th anniversary! Information and tickets: http://www.valkinzler.com
Bronx Music Heritage Center’s monthly series, Music by the Book, will talk with musician and Puerto Rican composer, Prof. Rafael Aponte Ledée, considered one of the most important contemporary classical composer, to discuss his book El Ombligo de la Plena with BMHC’s co-artistic director Bobby Sanabria. This interview will be conducted in Spanish.