Keep The Music Playing
1) Strengthen our partnership with Stamford Public Schools through new and engaging programs
2) Expand existing partnerships with local community programs
3) Launch new activities in collaboration with community organizations
4) Build up programs for engaging youth in orchestral performance, including pre-concert activities at Palace Theatre and family concerts
Key Program Areas
Play, Sing, Listen! is built around five categories of programming, which are comprised of existing and new programs and initiatives. Every category has strategic goals for expanding programming, deepening engagement, and increasing our reach to many young people.
A program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, Link Up features a highly participatory curriculum that introduces students to the orchestra and musical concepts. In a typical season, Link Up reaches ~1,300 students.
By Year 5, Link Up will be offered in three school districts, reaching approximately 4,000 students.
Stamford Public Schools
Traditionally, Orchestra Lumos’ relationship with Stamford Public Schools has been through the Link Up program and each year, we receive numerous requests to do more classroom visits and increase exposure to the instruments.
By Year 5, we will have annual programs that reaches every grade level (K-12).
Schools in Fairfield County
We intend to partner with artistic, education, and community organizations across Fairfield County to offer more educational programs in these communities.
By Year 5, we will have at least one educational program (instrument bootcamps, chamber performances, masterclasses, etc.) in every town across Fairfield County.
Community Music Programs
There are many great community music organizations in our community and we will deepen these collaborative efforts to equip their students with even more resources and opportunities.
By Year 5, we will hold monthly activities with our key education partners and increase the number of students in these programs.
New Partnerships &
Collaborations with community music organizations make it possible for us to reach more young people, offer diverse programming and engagement activities to make a positive impact through the power of music.
By Year 5, we will offer a variety of musical programs in partnership with non-traditional institutions, such as hospitals, youth organizations, malls, etc.