Posts Tagged ‘WHIN Music Project’

On their marks | Manhattan Times

On their marks | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Instruments can be hard to come by at WHIN. String and brass instruments tend to be expensive. So most children in The Washington Heights and Inwood Music Project play ones that are donated. Even old, nonfunctioning ones are useful, said co-founder Andrea Profili. One viola needed a new bridge and pegs. […]


City’s first orchestra music charter school to open in 2017 | NY Post

City’s first orchestra music charter school to open in 2017 | NY Post

By Carl Campanile In a development that is sure to be music to the ears of city parents, a new, orchestral-themed charter school is scheduled to open in upper Manhattan next fall — the first of its kind in the Big Apple. The Washington Heights and Inwood Music Community Charter School will offer two hours […]


Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

Spread Love: Last Day To Support Uptown’s Own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) First of all, congrats to our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu for reaching his Indiegogo pledge goal. That is a terrific accomplishment from one of the most humble and hardest working people I know. With that said, you still have a few hours to contribute to the campaign. So if […]


Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

Uptown Video: NYC, Uptown Life and Views

This video by our very own Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu depicts the beauty and majesty of Uptown. Dj Boy has spent the last 4 years capturing the awesomeness of this neighborhood, please donate on the link below to his Indiegogo campaign. Support DJ Boy’s Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


4/13/14: Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

4/13/14: Emmanuel "Dj Boy" Abreu Fundraiser @ Word Up Books

Gallery, Film and Party by Emmanuel “Dj Boy” Abreu Fundraiser April 13, 2014 3-6pm – Gallery Reception and Screening 6-9pm – Party with Live Dj Drinks and Snacks will be provided. Price: Gallery and Screening are free to enter. $10 Suggested Donation for entry to Party at 6pm Exclusive RSVP ONLY THROUGH INDIEGOGO $15 entry […]


Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Photography by Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) Support Emmanuel Abreu’s, A.K.A. DJ Boy, Indiegogo campaign here: http://indiegogo.com/projects/a-visual-trip-to-mexico-by-emmanuel-dj-boy-abreu


Uptown Tonight: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Uptown Tonight: WHIN Music Project X DJ Boy @ The United Palace

Wednesday, March 19 Doors 6pm; Performances 6:30pm FREE The quarterly presentation by the young people in UPCA’s community arts programs, including the Harmony Program string orchestra, UPCA Circus Arts Troupe, UPCA Youth Drum Ensemble, and WHIN Music Project youth orchestra. (Watch the WHIN Music Project and Drum Ensemble reinvent Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”) The evening’s […]


‘Tis The Season: The UC Guide to the Holiday Weekend

‘Tis The Season: The UC Guide to the Holiday Weekend

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It’s the Holidays folks and there is a bunch of stuff happening this holiday weekend. So without further ado, here it goes. Due to popular demand, the Spread Love It’s The Uptown Way Tees are now available at Word Up Books (2113 Amsterdam Ave @ 165th Street). While you are there, […]


El Sistema is Coming Uptown – The WHIN Music Project’s Summer Camp Kicks Off Next Week

El Sistema is Coming Uptown - The WHIN Music Project's Summer Camp Kicks Off Next Week

Inspired by the world renowned El Sistema music program and led by Abreu Fellow’ 11 David Gracia, WHIN Music Project will offer a 2-week intensive choral and orchestral program for children and youth in the community that will end with a final public performance. All students admitted to the program will be in full scholarship and there is […]

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