Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning
Music Humanities

The following is a listing of some New York City concert opportunities for Music Humanities students. Many of these venues present concerts that might be very appropriate for concert reports. Many offer free concerts. A number of organizations offer student rush tickets; please check the websites for that information, or check the CUArts student discount page.

Please report any errors or dead links to Giuseppe Gerbino, Chair of Music Humanities, at Also inform Prof. Boynton if there are sites you would like to see added to this list.

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Concert Listings

New York Times - Music

Polyphony - Early Music

Soundart Foundation - New Music

Time Out New York - Opera and Classical

WQXR's "Top 5 @ 105" - Classical Music Experiences

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Concert Venues

92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue between 91st and 92nd Streets

Barge Music (102-foot long converted barge on the Brooklyn waterfront)
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Academy of Music (music, dance, film and theater)
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Philharmonic

Cantori (40-voice chamber chorus, often doing 20th century music)

Carnegie Hall (original home of the New York Philharmonic)
Seventh Avenue and 57th Street

Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
980 Park Avenue at 83rd Street

Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street at Grove Street

Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
Lexington Avenue at 66th Street

Corpus Christi Church
529 West 121st Street at Broadway

Music Before 1800

The Kitchen
512 West 19th Street between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues

Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn

Juilliard School (free student recitals almost daily)
60 Lincoln Center Plaza, between 64th and 65th Streets

Lincoln Center (includes Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall)
62nd - 66th Streets and Broadway

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Metropolitan Opera

New York City Opera

New York City Ballet

New York Philharmonic

Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Avenue at Seminary Row

Mannes College of Music
150 West 85th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam

Merkin Concert Hall
129 W. 67th Street, between Broadway and Ninth Avenue

Festival Chamber Music

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 81st Street

Miller Theatre at Columbia University
Broadway at 116th Street

Columbia University Orchestra

Music at Our Saviour's Atonement
178 Bennett Avenue at West 189th Street

New York Collegium

Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College
65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, Queens

St. Ann's Warehouse (wide variety of music/theater/multimedia works)
38 Water Street, Brooklyn

Symphony Space
Broadway and 95th Street

Town Hall
123 W. 43rd Street, between Sixth Avenue and Broadway

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New Music

American Composers Orchestra


Anti-Social Music

Bang on a Can

Columbia Composers

Columbia Summer Winds

ComposersCollaborative Inc.

Continuum Ensemble New York


Da Capo Chamber Players

The Ensemble Sospeso

International Contemporary Ensemble

National Sawdust

New York New Music Ensemble

PRISM Quartet (saxophone)

Roulette (saxophone)



So Percussion

Stonybrook Contemporary Chamber Players (CCP)


TimeTable (percussion)

Washington Square Contemporary Music Society

Wet Ink

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