SATURDAY, APRIL 25 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM | GREENWICH STREET NORTH OF CHAMBERS STREET Lights. Camera… Family Festival! Come downtown and spend the day in our neighborhood with “on location” filmmaking activities, live Broadway performances, video games, arts and crafts, film screenings, community merchants and restaurants, cooking demonstrations, storytelling, and so much more. All […]
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Sunday, April 12, 6pm 29 Cornelia St Come see performances by Church Street School student’s Megan Doyle, Alejandro Vilarrasa Corriero, Stella Rose, Sklias-Gahan, Civics, Daniel Wing, Bailey Jones, Leyla Blue, and Noelani Wing. $8 admission, which includes one drink. This is an all ages show.
As I stood looking at an exhibit of toddler art on the wall of my school one day, the parent standing next to me said, “This rivals an installation at the Museum of Modern Art”. It was true; all of the elements of form color and texture were there, and not the work of a […]
At a recent get-together of parents, teachers, and community members interested in supporting the arts, we had a dynamic discussion about the importance of creativity in child development. Those of us from Church Street School for Music and Art stressed the three key reasons for the importance of creativity in our music and art classes […]
Young children are creative dynamos. They surpass adults in their openness to possibility and their willingness to explore without fear. If you give toddlers a drum they immediately create rhythms on it; if you give them paint and a brush they instantaneously drip and rub and mix. In my experience, when most adults sit down […]
Ever since researchers discovered that fetuses respond to sound in the sixth month of pregnancy, there have been those in the baby biz that have tried to capitalize on this information. New parents have been manipulated to feel that they need to engage in some sort of special stimulation of their unborn child to build […]
Tuesday, March 3 7 pm – 11 pm Tribeca Rooftop 2 Desbrosses Street Harvey Keitel and Daphna Kastner, Artist Chairs Danielle Elder, Event Chair Honoring Michael Dorf, CEO and Founder, City Winery Honorable Margaret Chin, New York City Council Member District 1 Special performance by KT Tunstall cocktails . . . dinner . . . […]
Join us for our Spring Open House! Saturday, February 7th 10am-4pm at 74 Warren St. A free day of art and music fun for the whole family
Caili O’Doherty is one of a handful of exciting new teachers joining the Church Street School faculty this fall. In the following interview she discusses her approach to teaching piano, as well as her own musical development and blossoming career as one of New York’s most promising young pianists. Toby Wine (TW): Talk a little […]
“Freedom of expression is the foundation of self-fulfillment… Church Street School offers us this opportunity.” Harvey Keitel, Actor, Church Street School Parent. Dear Friends of Church Street School – As we embark on our 25th year, we reflect on the many years that music and art have filled this school and extended joyfully into the community […]