Bloomingdale offers virtual music lessons, lecture classes, and ensembles for all ages and experience levels. Explore our offerings and virtual events for our community! Bloomingdale School of Music is a diverse, multi-generational community serving over students every week. We practice inclusivity by offering music education to all ages and levels — from three months old in our Early Childhood program to seniors taking private lessons and joining adult music classes. We offer private lessons and group classes that create a supportive, educational community. We dedicate a portion of our annual budget to financial aid and scholarships to offer music programs, partnerships, and performances to all who want to learn. Age-appropriate activities introduce children to basic musical concepts to build a foundation.
About Bloomingdale School of Music
WE ARE A COMMUNITY BUILT ON MUSIC
Founded in , Bloomingdale School of Music is dedicated to the belief that music changes lives and everyone should have access to high-quality music education regardless of economic status, race, religion, ability level, or gender. Bloomingdale School of Music is a music-driven community center where all are welcome to join and learn about music from top faculty. We believe music is for everyone. We work with students to overcome financial or personal obstacles by offering aid and flexibility. We value diversity by creating an environment of voices where each member is inspired to be open and feels valued. A community that unites all ages, backgrounds, and cultures, Bloomingdale finds common purpose through the language of music. In this video, our registration manager goes over how to register for online group classes and submit private inquiry forms for both new and returning. Thank you for joining us; we are so excited that you are part of our community.
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It is housed in a five-story, year-old brownstone and was founded in , by David D. Greer, organist and choirmaster of the West End Presbyterian Church. According to its website, BSM's mission is to "provide access to high-quality music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability level, ethnicity, or religious affiliation. The school is supported by income from tuition and fees, grants and individual donations, foundations and corporations, and the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. It contains 13 teaching studios, a reception room, offices and the David Greer Recital Hall. Bloomingdale School of Music began in as a part-time school offering Saturday morning classes for as little as 50 cents to low-income community residents.
Bloomingdale School of Music has been providing music instruction to residents of New York City and beyond for fifty years. Guided by our mission to provide access to a quality music education to all who seek it, BSM not only offers group music classes and private instruction but also a wide range of early childhood classes, free concerts in the community, classes in public schools, and Internet-based educational programs. Music: Classical Music Morningside Heights.