June 2017 is New York Music Month (NYMM) — the first-ever citywide celebration of New York City’s diverse music ecosystem. The month is an initiative of
Sing for Hope’s Volunteer Artist Roster is the fuel that drives our engine of arts advocacy. Without our volunteers, we could not pursue our mission to bring the transformative power of the arts wherever it is needed most.
“I am incredibly passionate about the ways music can be used to help people and solve problems. I volunteer for Sing for Hope because it is an incredibly joyful experience. It is an immense privilege to walk into a veteran’s room and share an uplifting musical moment with them. Sing for Hope reminds us that no matter what we are facing in life, what we need most is a sense of connection and hope.”
The workshop kicked off with a tutorial on the basic steps of swing dance; each pair of newbies switched parts as they learned both to lead and to
Laura is a high school senior at Millennium Art Academy in the Bronx and has been a member of the Sing for Hope Youth Chorus for almost a year and a half. We wanted to learn more about what the experience has meant to her — here is our conversation.