Dean Robert L. Blocker, Yale University
"I sincerely hope that this unique organization will continue to grow and thrive for many years to come"
Gary Graffman,former Dean of Curtis Institute
"I congratulate you on the success of your Salon De Virtuosi and the good use to which you put your success"
"The Salon is a significant influence in the development of young artists' careers...
Indeed the musical life of our nation is richer because of your efforts"
In March 2018, the Salon launched its Educational and Community Outreach programs featuring Salon de Virtuosi grant winners in partnership with New York City schools and organizations. Our wonderful Salon musicians are very eager to share their music and talents with the broader community.
Our first outreach concert of the 2019-2020 season will feature the at the lovely Guggenheim Pavilion of Mt. Sinai Hospital, located at 1190 Fifth Avenue, on December 3, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.
On December 6, 2019 at 9:15 a.m., the will be playing for students at Grant Avenue Elementary School in the Bronx, located at 250 E 164th St.
Stay tuned for details on the next two Outreach concerts in 2020. We will have another concert at Mt. Sinai Hospital, as well as a concert at P.S. 51 featuring harpist .
During our previous season, we presented a concert at P.S. 51 in March 2018 featuring violinist , and another in March 2019 featuring clarinetist . The children were enchanted by the performances, and learned many things about classical music thanks to educational material supplied by P.S. 51's energetic music teacher Ms. Katherine Traxler.
In March 2019 we held our first Community Outreach Concert in the lovely atrium of the Mt. Sinai Hospital where patients, doctors, visitors, and staff of the hospital were treated to uplifting performances by 2018 Salon Career Grant Winners , violin and the . The concert was attended by one of Charlotte's doctors, Dr. Christine Chang, as well as other staff, patients and visitors of Mt. Sinai.
We are extremely grateful to our talented Salon musicians and our partnerships with P.S. 51, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Grant Avenue Elementary School, for none of this would be possible without their support!