FMDG Braille Music Collection Dedication

The FMDG Braille Music Collection was launched at the NYPL Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.  The collection features more than 2,500 music scores […]

Conversations with ‘The Fil’: Matthew Whitaker

The Conversations with ‘The Fil’ series is intended to enlighten and familiarize people with musicians, writers, artists, dancers, and actors of note who are blind and visually impaired or are working […]

Fall 2023 Semester Registration

Registration for the Fall 2023 semester runs from August 14 – 31. Individual lessons begin on September 5, followed by Fridays at The Fil’ on September 8, and the CMPYP […]

Summer 2023 Session

Each year The Fil’ offers a summer session in the month of July. This year the summer session runs from July 5 – 29 and students can register for a […]

June 2023 Events Recap

June 14: Dr. Leslie Jones (Executive Director) was one of four honorees at the VISIONS Manhattan Advisory Board’s Award Reception. The event was held at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and […]

Spring 2023 Student Recitals

Students of The Fil’ have the opportunity to perform in one of two recitals at the end of each semester. A recital for adult students was held on Friday, June […]

‘The Fil’ at the Met: Panorama of Sound

On Friday, May 19 The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School returned to the Met Museum for Panorama of Sound – a journey through soundscapes of 1920s America, inspired by […]

FiLOrk at the Andrew Heiskell Library

FiLOrk (Fil’ Laptop Orchestra) is an electronic music ensemble made up of five high school students who identify as blind or low vision. Inspired by laptop orchestra and Algorave movements, FiLOrkers perform […]

17th Annual Performathon

The 17th Annual Performathon returned to Warburg Lounge at the 92nd Street Y on Saturday, March 25. Each year the Performathon is an opportunity for students to perform and raise […]

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