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Interested in learning more about what’s happening at the FMDG Music School? Check out our latest newsletter here!

18th Annual Performathon

The 18th Annual Performathon was held in Warburg Lounge at 92nd Street Y on Saturday, March 23. The Performathon is an opportunity for students to perform and raise money for

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Spring into the Spring 2024 Semester

The FMDG Music School welcomed current students back in January for another semester full of lessons, classes, concerts, and performances. An extended welcome also goes out to new students who

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The Fil’ at Bargemusic

The Fil’ kicked off its December performances with a special concert at Bargemusic in Brooklyn, NY.  Bargemusic is an intimate performance space located inside an old coffee barge docked in

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Vision thru Music: A Benefit Concert

The Vision thru Music Benefit Concert at The Explorers Club on Tuesday, March 7 was a wonderful success!  Over 100 people were in attendance to support our School and our students performed

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2022 Virtual Holiday Card

The FMDG Music School would like to wish all students, parents, and supporters, a happy holiday season.  This year’s virtual holiday card features a reel of student performances and greetings

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NYPD + FMDG = Music in HarmoNY

On December 3, 2022, the FMDG Music School and the NYPD Band presented a free public concert at the NYPD Candidate Assessment Center Auditorium. The concert started with an arrangement

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Fall 2022 Virtual Open House Events

The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School presented two virtual open house events for prospective students, parents, and caregivers on Monday, August 22 and Tuesday, September 6.  Participants met The Fil’s

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An Interview with Dr. Leslie Jones

Learn more about The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School through the CTA Foundation Chats 2021 interview with Dr. Leslie Jones, Executive Director.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU8jpal5yC0

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An Interview with Yerko Difonis

Yerko Difonis has always known that he wanted to pursue music professionally, and has dedicated his life to music ever since he was a child. However, obtaining proper music instruction

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An Interview with Milica Milic

Born in Serbia, Milica spent her first few years in Belgium, and then another seven in Montenegro before coming to the US when her father was offered the position of

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