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Our school is committed to helping people pursue their study of music while addressing the challenges posed by vision loss.

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Arts education fosters inclusion, diversity and creativity.  Vision loss knows no boundaries.  At The Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg Music School, we demonstrate these tenets each and every day with each and every student. We stand in solidarity with people of color and with Americans who know and live these values.
Two hands, one tan and one brown, play piano together
Photo: Travis Howe


The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School (FMDG Music School), founded in 1913, is committed to helping people pursue their study of music while addressing the challenges posed by vision loss. The Music School has garnered high regard for its instruction, performances, and teacher training. We also serve as a resource to music educators and performers nationwide as one of the leading providers of large print and braille music.

The FMDG Music School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, students, volunteers, vendors, and clients.


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Vanderlei Pereira at drum set

Oct 01, 2020

Musical Conversations with ‘The Fil’

One of the most sought-after musicians on the contemporary Brazilian jazz scene, Vanderlei Pereira has managed his successful career as a jazz drummer while living with blindness. Dr. Leslie Jones will lead a conversation with Mr. Pereira covering his life and career. If you would like to join us, please reach out to for more…

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