281 west 119th Street, # 5A, New York, NY 10026, US

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Paracademia

Closing act of MMH 2019

Please enjoy a short clip our MMH2019 closing act, with our regulars:
our 'mascot' Finnegan, this year as Halo Man and our co-MC since the festival inception, Apparition Muzik . For more videos visit  our youtube channel

make music harlem fifth anniverssary

commissioned work by Zélie
(7-years old)

Fifth Annual Make Music Harlem

We are thrilled to announce the best, biggest ever, 5th annual Make Music Harlem.

Free outdoor concert, community festival and block party

Make Music Harlem June 21st, 2019 

4 - 8 pm

West 119th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue


PROGRAM

Apparition Muzik

Johari Mayfield

Harlem Swing Dance HOTJazz

Alice Limoges

Mili Chang/Ensemble Melos

Mia Theodoratus/#Penelopera Excerpts

MoustacheCat Dance

TILTED AXES: MUSIC FOR MOBILE GUITARS

Sound Liberation

BE INVOLVED

If you'd like to volunteer for the event, please contact us.

We are also looking for in-kind contributions as well as funding sources. Make Music Harlem is free to enjoy but expernssive to produce and we depend on your support.

THANK YOU

 Fifth Annual Make Music Harlem is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

LMCC empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Manhattan and beyond.


 Fifth Annual Make Music Harlem  is made possible in part with funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC.
UMEZ enhances the economic vitality of all communities in Upper Manhattan through job creation, corporate alliances, strategic investments, and small business assistance. 

 This production is also made possible in part by ongoing funding to Paracademia from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Questions?

contact us! we love hearing from you!

TICKETS

Our Suporters

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Our street art contest winner, seven years old Zélie received a commission for this year's poster.
We congratulate Zélie and look forward to featuring her art.

(pictured here with her brother Finnegan, AKA the Spiderman!


Meet Zélie

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Make Music Harlem 2018

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Fourth Annual Free outdoor concert, community festival and block party

Make Music Harlem June 21st, 2018 4 - 8 pm, West 119th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue

4 PM - Paracademia Juniors and Associates  - Ziming Shang, Mi Li Chang, Apparition Muzik, Richard Rodkin

5 PM - Traditional Vocal Group ROSA 

6 PM - Rumba Tap 

6:45 PM - Rich-P

7: 15 PM - La Banda Ramirez
also featuring the revolutionary U-Gruve -INTERACTIVE SOUNDTRACK FOR PUBLIC SPACES-
with music created for the very block hosting the party.

The event was broadcast live by the Upper West Side Radio

MMH 2018 Partners /Supporters

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Make Music Harlem 2017

Third Annual Free outdoor concert, community festival and block party

Make Music Harlem June 21st, 2018 4 - 8 pm, West 119th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue


Music, performances and art by Max Pollak, S.I.P. & Di.J. Noizepunk, Polina Bakhtina,  Ella, Daisy Mason, Milica Paranosic, Robert Brashear and Home Away Band, Johari Mayfield, Apparition Muzik, Letecki Pekinezeri,Gorazd Poposki, Taikoza and others. Mensur Bojda on-site painting

Make Music Harlem 2017 is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council,  and by the support from TD Bank.

Other event sponsors and supporters include: Make Music New York, Gallery MC, Paracademia LLC, B2Harlem and La Diagonal Restaurants and Materials for the Arts. Paracademia is a presenting partner of Composers Now.


See some MMH2017 videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ-wxSCLU1Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKYuOlEjli8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJDBjYLbSbM


You can view more on our channel


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MMH2017 Supporters

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Make Music Harlem 2016

Our second annual Make Music Harlem 2016 (Part of Make Music New York) was presented  in partnership with our long-time friends Billie's Black (now B2). The event also  doubled as Billie's Black's 10th anniversary.
This big community fair was presented as a block party with a four-hour music marathon, featuring La Banda RamirezShoutHouseBonnie BowersJohari Mayfield, Jennifer Rae, and our first ever Paracademia Junior Collective joined by the DREAM TEAM Dance collective. Live paining was created by Daaz Daaz.


See some MMH2016 videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzZKfSNlmcs&t=1507s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-60AUofJ_wU&t=953s

You can view more on our channel


'brilliantly successful make music harlem, transforming 119th street and bringing life and healing to all ages through her music and creativity'

Lara Land, owner of Land Yoga and Harlem Resident


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MMH 2016 Supporters

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Make Music Harlem 2015

We are thrilled to invite you to Make Music Harlem, four-hour music (part of Make Music New York).
Music and performances by Yael Acher aka "KAT" ModianoRoger Bonair-Agard, Loire Cotler , Lauri Galbreath, Martha MookeJay Kauffman, Abena Koomson, Neil Rolnick, Farah Siraj, TamTam, Glen Velez  and Paracademia students.

Gorazd Poposki will enhance the location with site-specific sound sculptures.

Make Music Harlem is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

 

MMH 2015 Supporters

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