Carnegie Hall and the Weill Music Institute opened their 2010-11 free Neighborhood Concert Series in New York City with a September 18 performance at El Museo del Barrio featuring Son de Madre, a Latin/Caribbean ensemble. The series, now in its 35th season, presents a diverse range of concerts in venues such as museums, colleges, libraries, community centers, churches, and cultural organizations. Other performers during the current season include baritone Sidney Outlaw (performing at Advent Lutheran Church, Manhattan), jazz artist Vijay Iyer (Flushing Town Hall, Queens), the Matt Herskowitz Trio (Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn), singer/songwriter Joe Jencks (Brooklyn Library/Coney Island Branch), and Songs of Solomon, which will participate in a community sing at Public School/Middle School 161 in Harlem. The Weill Music Institute produces Carnegie Hall’s community programs and music education programs for preschoolers through adults.

Posted September 22, 2010