COVID-19 Update – March 23

EMAIL SENT MARCH 23, 2020 Dear NMS Students and Families, As we all continue to adjust to the current situation caused by COVID-19, I have been amazed at our community’s response and efforts to keep engaged with arts learning as a central part of our lives. In just a week’s time, most of our faculty have adapted to learning new …

COVID-19 Update – March 16

EMAIL SENT MARCH 16, 2020 Dear NMS Students and Families, NMS will remain closed for at least the next two weeks, aligning our decision with Governor Ned Lamont’s decision to cancel all public school classes until Tuesday, March 31st. We will keep a watchful eye on how the CDC, Mayor’s office and Governor’s directives evolve and will continue to make …

COVID-19 Update – March 12

EMAIL SENT MARCH 12, 2020 Dear NMS students and families, Out of an abundance of caution, Neighborhood Music School will close beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 13, and we will remain closed through next week. As we continue to evaluate the emerging and rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19, we will make a determination on when to reopen and will notify families at that …

COVID-19 Update – March 11

EMAIL MARCH 11, 2020 Dear NMS community, As you know, many organizations and educational institutions are putting action plans in place in response to the emerging, rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19.  NMS has been closely monitoring local, state and national health agencies, and is also looking at schools and businesses in our area to help inform our decisions. We feel a …

An Important Message About Coronavirus

EMAIL SENT MARCH 3, 2020 Dear NMS Families, We have been having many conversations with local schools, child care facilities, and health care experts to develop NMS’s plan in response to ongoing concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, the risk is low in CT, but we are taking additional measures to ensure everyone’s safety. We are following all recommendations from the Center …

Concerto Competition Winners

2019 Concerto Competition Winners Sequoia Kessler, bassoon – Youth Orchestra Student of Sue Zoellner-Cross Mia Gribbon, clarinet – Concert Orchestra Student of Julie Levene

Best Music Lessons of 2019

Thank you for voting us “Best Music Lessons of 2019” in the New Haven Register! Your support is truly appreciated!

How to Nurture Your Young Child’s Love of Music

Most adults know there are so many benefits to having a love for music. This sense of comfort and appreciation for music doesn’t just suddenly arrive spontaneously. Children acquire a taste for it, just like learning to love applesauce. When music becomes a part of everyday life and is incorporated into the family, there is a sense of familiarity that …