New York State Regional Economic Development Council Grant

Musicambia is thrilled to announce we’ve been awarded a $27,000 grant from New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council (RED C) to expand Development Director, Jessie Kilguss’ position in 2018. This grant will allow Jessie to devote more time to fundraising and strategically building Musicambia. This award is invaluable in terms of helping Musicambia sustainably […]

New York State Council on the Arts Grant Award

Musicambia is thrilled to announce we’ve been awarded a 3-year grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, to help support the Musicambia at Sing Sing Program. We will receive $13,000 a year, for the next three years, from NYSCA with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York Legislature, […]

Musicambia Podcast Feature

Our wonderful faculty member Hamilton Berry and AC Institute hosted a podcast featuring Executive Director Nathan Schram and Program Director Elliot Cole. Listen in on our conversation about Musicambia’s work around the country.

Broadway World: 2017 Gala

From the “Musicambia has just announced that their annual gala will take place at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music on Friday, May 26th. This year’s gala will feature performances by a few former students from the Musicambia at Sing Sing Program as well as members of the esteemed faculty (Attacca Quartet, Canadian Brass, Princeton […]

2016-2017 Season Updates!

As we approach the end of the 2016-17 Musicambia season, I am thrilled to report that this year has been without a doubt our best yet. The positive experiences created in the Musicambia classrooms have quickly launched the program to one of the most popular and successful educational offerings at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. There […]

Musicambia 2016 Newsletter

Greetings from Musicambia! The 2016-2017 season is well underway and we are thrilled to report that the program at Sing Sing Correctional Facility is flourishing. Students are busy preparing for their first Musicambia recital and collaborating on exciting repertoire that crosses all genres…[continue reading]

Musicambia Announces First Annual Fundraiser Gala

Musicambia is delighted to announce our first annual fundraiser gala! Join us at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on May 7th. This event will feature Becca Stevens and the Attacca String Quartet, in addition to music and performances by former Musicambia students. Visit our Facebook Event Page to reserve your place today!

New York State Prison Program Unlocks the Power Of Music

From the piece appearing in Strings Magazine: “Musicambia has inmates at Sing Sing prison using music as rehabilitation. It’s April in New York, and the day feels full of promise and hope, the way the early spring does after many cold, hard months of winter. I’m in a room packed tightly with 21 amateur musicians […]