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The Interchurch Center | 1st Floor | Conference Room A-D Donors must make an appointment. Walk-ins will only be allowed if scheduling and room capacity permits. To schedule your appointment click the button below or contact Elaine Peralta at eperalta@nybc.org . Please remember to eat, drink and bring your donor ID card or ID with…

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“George Bridgetower, the original dedicatee of the “Kreutzer” Sonata, was a charismatic prodigy but faded into history,” via The New York Times George Bridgetower, the original dedicatee of the “Kreutzer” Sonata, was a charismatic prodigy but faded into history. View original >

Enjoy this moving piece by MSM alumnus Anthony Barfield (MM ’10) 🎶 “Invictus” pays tribute to the resilience of New York and its people, “reflecting hope and the anticipation of a better future on the horizon.” For the first time ever, musicians from The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, The Juilliard School, Jazz…

“When she joined the Boston Pops in 1955, she was believed to be the first woman to play tuba in a major American orchestra,” via The New York Times When she joined the Boston Pops in 1955, she was believed to be the first woman to play tuba in a major American orchestra. View…

Rabbi Ashira Konigsburg (RS ’09 KS ’09), chief operating officer at the @RabbiAssembly, talks with @JewishJournal about Rosh Hashanah and what the holiday can look like during a pandemic. Watch now: https://jewishjournal.com/rosnersdomain/321641/rosners-torah-talk-rosh-hashanah-with-rabbi-ashira-konigsburg/ View original >

The love of music is online this fall, with MSM Fall, a 10-week program from 3PM to 8PM, Monday to Thursday, for students ages 8-17 🎶 MSM Fall provides instruction for students in a remote learning platform with our dynamic faculty. During the program, you’ll take classes, private lessons, and participate in virtual performance…

SUCCESS STORY: Graduate student Sean Alexander (BM ’20, MM ’22) is featured on KCLU Radio 📻 In the interview, Sean talks about his arrangement of the Theme from Howl’s Moving Castle “Merry Go Round of Life”. Listen here ➡️ https://www.kclu.org/post/young-musician-uses-coronavirus-lockdown-motivation-new-musical-work#stream/0 View original >

The words of the U-netaneh Tokef resonate in frightening new ways in this year of pandemic. But, writes Chancellor Shuly Rubin Schwartz in @NYJewishWeek, though we may feel overwhelmed, Maimonides tells us we have the power to make a difference .https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/bettering-the-world-begins-with-a-single-act/ View original >

As we approach the High Holidays, revisit JTS Torah Online, where you’ll find commentaries and videos on the themes, liturgy, and Torah and Haftarah readings for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Shanah tovah! http://www.jtsa.edu/high-holiday-insights View original >

#TBT September 17, 1997: A 70th birthday celebration for Kurt Masur, then Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, is held as a fundraiser for Manhattan School of Music. Pictured are Masur with then MSM President Marta Istomin and Tomoko Sakurai (Masur’s wife), as well as the Maestro rehearsing the MSM Symphony. The School’s…