Help us empower students and change lives through music and dance!

We connect more than 5,000 students with music and dance instruction in NYC each year.

$52,236 raised

$75,000 goal

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Music connects us.

Music has the power to bridge cultures, distances and generations.

For more than 123 years, Third Street Music School Settlement has been changing lives by providing New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds with high-quality music and dance instruction.

Our exceptional teachers and nurturing environment foster creativity and build self-confidence, contributing to students' development both as artists and individuals. Third Street creates artistic and welcoming spaces for people to connect through movement and music making.

Third Street relies on the generosity of supporters like you who share our belief that music connects us, enriches lives and makes our community stronger.

$5,000 can support 25 weeks of music or dance instruction for 50 New York City public school students

$2,500 can underwrite a full year of instrument and ensemble instruction for one student

$1,000 can enable a child to participate in an enrichment program like music theory, composition or musical theater for a full year

$500 can provide ensemble instruction for one senior community member

$250 can cover one day of professional development for a Third Street teaching artist

$100 can provide one afternoon of music or dance classes at a Third Street Community Annex at Campos Plaza Public Housing

Charitable gifts of any amount may be made throughout the calendar year and are fully tax-deductible. Thank you for your support of the Third Street Music School!

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