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ETM Festival

2016-2017 Annual Report

ETM Festival Showcased Record Number of Students Performing at Lehman College

Partner schools students performed at the annual ETM Festival concert featuring eight orchestras, two choirs and 17 bands from Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Bronx inner-city elementary and middle schools on June 6th and June 7th at Lehman College. Over 1,300 students represented their schools’ ensembles in a professional performance venue. Students celebrated their musical achievement, performing alongside their peers for a crowd of school and community supporters. Featured ensembles on June 6, 2017 and June 7, 2017 included:

June 6, 2017
P.S. 87 Orchestra (Bronx)
M.S. 529 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 169 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 175 Choir (Queens)
P.S. 68 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 91 Orchestra & Choir (Bronx)
St. Ann Orchestra (Manhattan)
P.S. 182 Orchestra (Bronx)
M.S. 180 Orchestra (Bronx)

June 7, 2017
P.S. 72 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 42 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 103 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 154 Band (Queens)
P.S. 43 Band (Bronx)
P.S. /M.S. 89 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 369 Band (Bronx)
M.S. 355 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 277 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 48 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 39 Band (Staten Island)
M.S. 180 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 359 Band (Bronx)
P.S./M.S. 498 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 96 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 76 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 195 Band (Bronx)

“We are excited to celebrate the accomplishments of our students at the annual ETM Festival, our year-end performance showcasing our partner school students’ musical achievements,” says ETM Executive Director Katherine Damkohler. “It is so gratifying to witness the transformation of these students into confident musicians who have devoted themselves to learning their instrument and repertoire. The ETM Festival is the culmination of all their hard work on large-scale concert stage.”