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Education Through Music Festival at Lehman Center to Showcase 22 Elementary and Middle School Bands and Orchestras

drums to audienceEducation Through Music (ETM) partner schools will host a performance featuring 13 bands and nine orchestras from Manhattan, Queens, and Bronx inner-city elementary and middle schools on Tuesday, June 7th (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) and Friday, June 10th (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) at Lehman College.

Location: Lehman Center for Performing Arts

250 West Bedford Boulevard West

Bronx, NY 10468

For the first time, this year’s Festival will occur over two days, illustrating the organization’s continued growth. Over 1,000 students will represent their schools’ ensembles in a professional performance venue. Students will celebrate their musical achievement, performing alongside their peers for a crowd of school and community supporters.

Featured ensembles on June 7, 2016 and June 10, 2016 will include:

June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016
M.S. 566 Band (Bronx) P.S. 72 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 103 Band (Bronx) P.S. 294 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 68 Junior Orchestra (Bronx) P.S. 179/P.S. 369 Band (Brooklyn)
P.S. 43 Band (Bronx) P.S. 91 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 169 Orchestra (Bronx) P.S. 42 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 355 Band (Bronx) P.S. 68 Senior Orchestra (Bronx)
St. Ann Orchestra (Manhattan) M.S. 498 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 48 Band (Bronx) M.S. 529 Orchestra (Bronx)
P.S. 182 Orchestra (Bronx) P.S. 76 Band (Bronx)
P.S. 154 Band (Queens)
P.S. 87 Orchestra (Bronx)
M.S. 180 Band and Orchestra (Bronx)


“We are very excited to celebrate the end-of-the-school-year with a performance that showcases our partner school students’ outstanding musical achievements,” says Director of Programs Peter Pauliks. “These students, thanks to the dedication of their music teachers, have made a lot of progress since they first picked up their instruments, and we are pleased to celebrate them and their hard work.”