Feel the Music Blog

9/11 Tenth Anniversary Reflections Public Art Project Launched

Public Art Project for People Who Live and Work in Lower Manhattan Launched by Tribute WTC Visitor Center & Feel the Music! As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, Lower Manhattan is feeling the increasing impact of the anniversary commemorations. Tribute WTC Visitor Center, arts nonprofit Feel the Music!, and The Battery Conservancy have joined together on a public art project to provide residents and those who work in the area with a unique opportunity to reflect on their experiences,…

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Feel the Music! Mural to open at Tribute WTC Visitor Center

BIG NEWS! We are delighted to share that one of our Feel the Music! murals will have its first opening at Tribute WTC Visitor Center this summer. Tribute WTC Visitor Center will display one of the Feel the Music! murals during the upcoming 10th anniversary. To have the work of 9/11 families in our Feel the Music! program recognized by Tribute, which welcomes 500,000 visitors to the WTC site each year, is indeed an honor – especially this fall, during…

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Thank you to Music Over Manhattan, Wool&Grant & Bashiri Johnson

We send tremendous thank yous to Music Over Manhattan for hosting and organizing such a wonderful benefit concert with Sloan Wainwright on May 22nd, 2011. All proceeds raised will go to support the Feel the Music! Songwriting for Seniors program – we plan to use some of the funding to record songs written by seniors in recent months! And thanks to Wool&Grant – Ina May Wool and Bev Grant – for their musical performance and lending their voices and guitars…

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Songwriting for Seniors Concert

You’re invited! Please come to this delightful public concert and listen to songs written in our Feel the Music! Songwriting for Seniors workshop series this spring. At this culminating concert, to be held at the York Theatre on June 20th at 1pm, participants will perform their original works for friends, family and one another. Open to the public. FREE. All members of the Lenox Hill Senior Center at St. Peter’s Church and friends welcome! This program is supported, in part,…

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Feel the Music! fundraiser concert with Sloan Wainwright – May 22, 2011

Music Over Manhattan is very proud to present a special benefit performance by acclaimed singer, songwriter and spellbinder SLOAN WAINWRIGHT. Sloan is performing to benefit “Stories We Can Tell,” a songwriting course for seniors offered by Feel The Music! and taught by Thomas Boyd and Ina May Wool. The afternoon begins with brief samples of senior writing, then an opening set by WOOL&GRANT, Ina May’s new duo with Bev Grant. And the featured artist: SLOAN WAINWRIGHT, with guitarist/singer/songwriter VITO PETROCCITTO,…

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Feel the Music! Songwriting for Seniors – Spring 2011

Feel the Music! brings songwriting workshops to the Lenox Hill Senior Center at St. Peter’s Church with renowned songwriting instructors Ina May Wool and Thomas Boyd. This free songwriting workshop series, titled Stories We Can Tell, starts Monday, April 4th and runs for 12 Mondays through June 6th. See dates below for specifics. Classes are held 11am-12pm each week and culminate in a public concert on June 20th at 1pm. Classes: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18; 4/25, 5/2, 5/9; 5/16, 5/23, 5/30,…

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New Website for Feel the Music!

Welcome to our brand-new website! Come on in, make yourself at home, take a look around – we have so much to share: Program descriptions, Teacher bios, a Gallery of songs, videos and artwork created by Feel the Music! participants & students, Event listings, News, our online Store and

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