Sing for Hope awarded multiyear grant by the New York State Council on the Arts

  New York City/New York – Sing for Hope announced today grant awards totaling $49,500 per year for two years from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has […]

2021 Annual Report: A Look Back at an Unprecedented Year

Dear Friends, Over the past two years, so much has shifted for all of us individually, communally, locally, globally. At Sing for Hope, what has remained constant and clear is that our creative programs continue to bring hope, healing, and connection to millions of people in healthcare facilities, vaccination centers, schools, refugee camps, transit hubs, and community […]

Presenting Me2/ Orchestra Commemorating Mental Illness Awareness Week

NEW YORK – October 5, 2021 – In commemoration of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Sing for Hope will present three special public performances by the renowned Me2/Boston orchestra. The first public concert will be on Thursday, October 7 at 5pm on Fosun Plaza at 28 Liberty in Lower Manhattan, and the second two concerts will be […]

Sing for Hope Announces Live, Virtual Performances with Healing Arts Interactive

Sing for Hope Healing Arts, which brings bedside performances and creative workshops to nursing homes and healthcare sites, goes digital with the launch of Healing Arts Interactive (www.healingartsinteractive.org). Healing Arts Interactive will feature live, interactive performances by leading artists from Broadway, Lincoln Center, and the world’s top stages, available to anyone with internet access. All proceeds […]

ReStart NY: Leading the Safe Return to In-Person Concerts in Elder Care Facilities

Leading the safe return to in-person performing at elder care facilities across New York State, Sing for Hope’s ReSTART NY concerts, supported by Unitex, prioritize elder care communities that have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The series features leading musicians in a range of styles (from jazz to classical to Broadway to R&B) […]

The New Yorker Magazine Feature: Finding Light This December

Sing for Hope artist partner Ben Bogen performing at Hudson Yards, NYC, December 2020 (Photo credit: The New Yorker) We hope you’ll enjoy this free virtual mini-concert created by The New Yorker magazine to showcase our SFH Pianos and the resilience of creatives everywhere. (Article reprinted with permission from The New Yorker.)  This year, New York’s myriad […]

With Our Thanks: Free Virtual MiniConcert for YOU!

Sing for Hope artist partner Harold O’Neal playing “Underwater Tune,” the Sing for Hope Piano created by Danielle M. Chery at Hudson Yards, NYC, December 2020 (Photo credit: The New Yorker) We sing for hope for, with, and because of you, our family of friends and supporters near and far. We hope you’ll enjoy this free […]

The Fan Fox & Leslie R Samuels Foundation Award Research Grant

With support from the Fan Fox & Leslie R Samuels Foundation, Sing for Hope researched the current state of delivering quality arts and cultural experiences to older adults in long-term care facilities. We also looked at how that delivery process might be enhanced through our Healing Arts programming. Additionally, the research sought to explore collaborations between […]

Sing for Hope Piano Artist Feature: Danielle M. Chery

This winter, Sing for Hope is proud to partner with Hudson Yards and SAP to bring eight new Sing for Hope Pianos to the public at The Shops and Restaurants at Hudson Yards. With special concerts by leading musicians (performed with full social distancing, masking, and disinfection protocols), these stunning new SFH Pianos are helping […]