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Harlem Schools Receive 70 Donated Violins

Two Harlem schools were recently given dozens of violins, according to Strings magazine. The international violin trade show Mondomusica New York gave a total of 70 violins to Harlem's Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary School and Opus118 Harlem School of Music. Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary School has a program that offers students who wish to pursue violin studies beyond fifth grade to participate in performances alongside professional musician-mentors. Opus118 Harlem School of Music offers group and individual music instruction for children of all ages in a variety of in-school, after-school and community programs. Read more:

  • 70 Violins Donated to New York Schools (Strings)
  • Mondomusica New York for Children: A Donation to Share the Gift of Music (mondomusicanewyork.com)
Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.