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An Interview with Yerko Difonis

July 30, 2020

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 and pursuing music professionally has not always been easy. Despite beginning to learn music as a young child in Chile, Yerko had only been able…

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An Interview with Milica Milic

July 30, 2020

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 Consul General after Montenegro declared its independence from Serbia. She would live in the states, on a family visa, for the next five years before…

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Meet the blind piano player who’s so good, scientists are studying him

February 23, 2020

60 Minutes feature spotlighting Matthew Whitaker with an appearance by his teacher, Dr. Dalia Sakas of the Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School.

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Envisioning Its Future: Challenges for the Country’s Only Music School for the Blind

July 30, 2019

The WestView News interviews Dr. Leslie Jones, Executive Director, on the past and future of The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School.

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An Interview with Dr. Leslie Jones With The Library Of Congress Blog

April 4, 2019

Executive Director, Dr. Leslie Jones has been recently interviewed by Donna Koh, the Music Reader Services Librarian for the Library of Congress Music Section. In the interview, Dr. Jones shares her experience as a long-time music educator working with students who are blind and visually impaired. The interview was published in two parts. You can…

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The FMDG Music School in Vision Monday Magazine

February 14, 2019

Vision Monday magazine has published an article recapping The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School history, mission and recent updates. Read the full article by following the link below: The Music Keeps Playing at this One of a Kind School – Vision Magazine

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New York Times Writes About FMDG’s Eviction From Lighthouse Guild’s Building

December 20, 2018

Corey Kilgannon of New York Times  has written an article about our recent separation from the Lighthouse Guild, and the immediate consequences. You can read the full article by following the link below: Why a School for Blind Musicians Is Being Evicted at Christmastime

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