Entries by Grace

Spotlight on Church Street School

Take a look at this Spotlight on Church Street School by Tribeca Citizen! Learn about our beginnings, our unique philosophy and programs, and what the future has in store. “We had 150 students when we were starting out, and this year we’re pushing a thousand,” says Lisa Ecklund-Flores, who co-founded the school back in 1990. “We’re the […]

Creativity Workshop with Brewster Smith

Church Street School is excited to host former CSS Faculty Member, Brewster Smith, and this unique workshop. Space is limited, to register call 212.571.7290 or email info@churchstreetschool.org. Your Creative Self: the Philosophy of Impact Learn how to increase your creative impact.     When: April 11& 12, 7pm – 10pm Who: Open to anyone who communicates About the workshop: Whether you […]

Summer Highlight: Creative Arts Workshop

Summer is on the horizon and we are excited to highlight different summer programs on the blog in the coming weeks. First up, Creative Arts Workshop! For many kids growing up in TriBeCa, Creative Arts Workshop is a staple part of their summer year after year. This six week camp is an immersive arts experience full of creativity, fun and […]

The Event 2016 Highlights

Our Annual Benefit 2016, The Event, was a huge success! Thank you to all our sponsors, supporters, and donors. You helped raise crucial funds to support scholarships and music and art education for thousands of students in NYC. It was a magical evening reaffirming the importance of the arts in the Downtown Community, with a […]

Spring Classes at Pine Street School

         We are excited to partner with Pine Street School this Spring, bringing our acclaimed music classes to the Financial District! We’ll be offering group music classes for kids 4-12 years: Piano Discovery, Guitar and Violin! Visit Pine Street School at the link below for class times and descriptions. Click here for more info and […]

Memorial / Benefit Concert for Edith Hirshtal

Please join us for a memorial concert in honor of our friend and esteemed colleague, Edith Hirshtal. As a dedicated teacher and gifted pianist, Edith touched us deeply with her passion, beauty, and musicianship. When: Saturday, February 27th Doors will open at 2:30pm, performances at 3pm Reception to follow Tickets: $25.00 per person, seating is limited. We […]

Faculty Spotlight: Abby Payne

Abby Payne is an active musician and performer around NYC, and 2015 marks her tenth year teaching at Church Street School.  This fall, you will find her teaching private piano and voice lessons. In the following interview, she discusses her training, unique projects, and her approach to teaching. Also, check out her videos below! Grace Rezendes (GR): What was […]

Student Spotlight: Rosa Burke

Rosa Burke is 17 years old and studies piano at Church Street School with Tereza Lee Kirkhum. She recently sat down with Director of Music Toby Wine for an informal interview. TW: Tell me about your earliest musical experiences. RB: My father always played Irish music in the house, and his brother gave me an Irish […]