Author Archives: Lucas Parra

Young Peoples Chorus of NYC

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) is recognized worldwide for its award-winning performances and spectacular artistry. Since 1988, it is the mission of YPC to provide children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a unique program of music education and choral performance that seeks to fulfill each child’s potential, while creating a model of artistic excellence and diversity that enriches the community.

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Bronx Conservatory of Music

The Bronx Conservatory of Music (BCM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by Elizabeth Thode Hoard, a 1927 graduate of the Juilliard School. BCM’s mission is to provide private music instruction of the highest quality to Bronx children and adults, in their own neighborhoods, at lowest possible tuition, thereby making conservatory training accessible to all. In fulfilling this mission, BCM also seeks to develop audiences for fine music in the Bronx and to contribute to its music culture.

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The Chapin School

Located in New York City for grades Kindergarten to Class 12, Chapin’s rich educational tradition dates back to 1901. Their mission is to prepare a diverse and talented community of young women to thrive and lead in a global society through a dedication to academic excellence, personal integrity and community responsibility.

Marymount School of New York

Marymount School is an independent, college-preparatory Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world. The school is committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving. A wide range of extracurricular activities complements the academic program and provides opportunities for creativity, self-expression, leadership, and collaboration.

Riverdale Country School

Riverdale is a Pre-K through Grade 12 independent school in New York City committed to empowering lifelong learners by developing minds, building character, and creating community in order to change our world for the good. Riverdale is committed to helping students develop their own intellectual agency within an ethical community that fosters open inquiry, builds character strengths, and creates lifelong learners.

The Park Children’s Day School (PCDS)

PCDS believes that the most successful Early Childhood program is child-centered and provides a happy and nurturing atmosphere in which children can develop a positive self-image and a love of learning. The curriculum is diverse and flexible, offering a varied and developmentally appropriate choice of activities. The children are valued as able, worthy individuals and are encouraged to develop their singular talents and abilities.

Harvard University

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with more than 360,000 alumni around the world.

The Juilliard School

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Located at Lincoln Center in New York City, Juilliard offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in dance, drama, and music.