Press Archive – 2015

National Coverage

“Free ‘Make Music Day’ Festival Coming in June,” Associated Press, April 23, 2015 [LINK]

“On June 21, Celebrate Make Music Day,” Wall Street Journal Live, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music Day Plots 2,250 Free Concerts Nationwide,” by Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, June 18. 2015 [LINK]

“Chad Smith on Make Music Day,” Late Night with Seth Meyers, June 15, 2015 [LINK]

“Your Creative Calendar: 91 Things to Do, See, and Hear This June,” by Joe Berkowitz, Fast Company, June 5, 2015 [LINK]

“Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington’s Resting Place,” by Anastasia Tsioulcas, NPR Music (Jazz Night in America Videos), July 2, 2015 [LINK]

“Help Us Make An Exquisite Corpse In New York City,” by Anastasia Tsioulcas and Patrick Jarenwattananon, NPR Music, June 15, 2015 [LINK]

“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, June 22, 2015 [LINK] and [LINK]


Citywide Coverage

“Make Music New York Teaches Buildings How to Sing,” by Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, New York Times, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“Bang on a Can Marathon and Make Music New York for Father’s Day,” by Corinna da Fanseca-Wollheim, New York Times, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Spare Times for June 19-25: Make Music New York,” by Vivien Schweitzer, New York Times, June 18, 2015 [LINK]

“Ultimate Summer Guide 2015: Make summer in NYC a free-for-all,” by Chauncey Alcorn, Gianluca Cuestas, Peter Splendorio, New York Daily News, June 20, 2015 [LINK]

“In the Now: make beautiful music in every borough,” by Nicole Lyn Pesce, New York Daily News, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“The 10 best performances to see at Make Music New York 2015,” by Andrew Frisicano, Time Out New York, June 10, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York is returning with 1,200 free outdoor concerts on June 21,” by Will Pulos, Time Out New York, June 4, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York draws a variety of crowds,” by Julia Shu, Metro New York, June 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Turning Make Music New York into a family affair,” by Emily Laurence, Metro New York, June 15, 2015 [LINK]

“New York City Summer music festival guide,” by Emily Laurence, Metro New York, May 15, 2015 [LINK]

“Performance creates live composition in response to traffic patterns,” by Ryan Kushner, amNewYork, June 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Arts Events,” by Ronni Reich, The Star-Ledger, April 28, 2015 [LINK]

“1,200 free concerts on Father’s Day (with Bernie Williams),” by Kathy Carvajal, Fox New York, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Annual ‘Make Music Day’ Offers 1,200 Free Concerts Across All Boroughs,” CBS New York, June 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend,” CBS New York, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Best Free Summer Concerts In NYC,” CBS New York, May 25, 2015 [LINK]

“Sounds of Summer Comes to Westerleigh Park,” NY1, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights Hosts Free Music Fest,” NY1, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“Summer Solstice June 21. Free Concerts and Jams in NYC,” NYC-ARTS, June 15, 2015 [LINK]

“Photos: Staten Island Turned Into An Island For Misfit Punks This Weekend,” by Joanna Purpich, Gothamist, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“Punk Island 2015 is this weekend on Staten Island,” Brooklyn Vegan, June 16, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York seeks musicians,” by Evelyn Kanter, NYC on the Cheap, April 16, 2015 [LINK]

“The Ultimate Guide to NYC’s Free Summer Concerts for Kids,” by Jeff Bogle, Red Tricycle, May 20, 2015 [LINK]

“10 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in NYC, Chosen by Real-Life Dads,” by Raven Snook, Mommy Poppins, June 15, 2015 [LINK]

“Best Things To Do with NYC Kids: June GoList,” by Stephanie Ogozalek, Mommy Poppins, May 25, 2015 [LINK]


Local Coverage

“Make Music NY Day brings community together,” by Jennifer Khedaroo, Queens Ledger, June 24, 2015 [LINK]

“4 fun events for kids Sunday: ‘Make Music’ and Lantern tour,” by Kathryn Carse, Staten Island Advance, June 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music NY includes tons of free Staten Island shows,” by Lauren Steussy, Staten Island Advance, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“10 great things to do this weekend,” by Lauren Steussy, Staten Island Advance, June 18, 2015 [LINK]

“Anarchy in the USA: ‘Punk Island’ festival returns to Staten Island,” by Lauren Steussy, Staten Island Advance, June 10, 2015 [LINK]

“Record a Track with One of Def Jam’s First Artists in The Bronx on Sunday,” by Eddie Small, DNAinfo, June 18, 2015 [LINK]

“Punk Festival to Rock Staten Island,” by Nicholas Rizzi, DNAinfo, June 17, 2015 [LINK]

“Kids to Rock Out at the Williamsbridge Oval June 21,” Norwood News, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“In Bay Ridge, it’s time for Pop Rock,” by Max Jaegar, Brooklyn Daily, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York: A Complete Guide!,” by Lindsay Goyette, We Heart Astoria, June 18, 2015 [LINK]

“For Make Music NY, Joe’s Pub Brought out the Country, Klezmer, and Cabaret,” by Caitie Hawthorne, Bedford + Bowery, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“A Double Shot of Rockaway Rock,” by Dan Guarino, The Wave, June 12, 2015 [LINK]

“New York outdoor music festival and performances,” Sing Tao Daily, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“New York outdoor music moving Chinatown,” by Su Xia Zhu, The China Press, June 22, 2015 [LINK]

“100 Totally Free Things to Do in Brooklyn This Summer,” by Dominique Stewart, Brooklyn Magazine, June 16, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York sponsors free outdoor Brooklyn performances,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 11, 2015 [LINK]

“Brooklyn Rail Highly Selective Music Events,” Brooklyn Rail, June 3, 2015 [LINK]

“Greenpointers Make Music in McGolrick Park,” by Dakota Kim,, June 29, 2015 [LINK]

“Cemetery Musicals and Street Side Recordings the Newest Additions to City’s Largest Outdoor Concert Series,” by Tanay Warerkar, The Greenpoint Gazette, April 15, 2015 [LINK]

“The 9th Annual Make Music New York Festival is on its Way,” by C. Zawadi Morris, Brooklyn Reader, June 12, 2015 [LINK]

“Local Youth Orchestra to Use SoHo Cast-Iron Buildings as Instruments,” by Danielle Tcholakian, DNAinfo, June 16, 2015 [LINK]


Other Coverage

“Mass Appeal Guitars Brings Players Together to Jam,” Guitar World, June 23, 2015 [LINK]

“18 chose à savoir sur la fête de la musique,” by Jennifer Padjemi, BuzzFeed France, June 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York,” by Casey Akinori Taniguchi, Yomitime, June 12, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York: Anyone is a Musician,” by Risa Akira, NY Japion, June 5, 2015 [LINK]

“Cast Iron Symphony: A Concerto for Buildings,” by Jonathan Tarleton, Urban Omnibus, July 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music NY crowdfunds upcoming youth archi-music show ‘Concerto for Buildings’,” by Justine Testado, Archinect, June 10, 2015 [LINK]

“How to Play a Historic Building,” by Karen Loew, Off the Grid, June 11, 2015 [LINK]

“Punk Island @ Staten Island Pier 1: June 21, 2015,” by Stephanie Augello, CMJ, June 23, 2015 [LINK]

“RVIVR to play Brooklyn Transcore Stage at Punk Island,” Impose Magazine, June 17, 2015 [LINK]

“The Know: Your Essential Ticket-Buying Planner June 19-28,” by Olivia Clement, Playbill, June 19, 2015 [LINK]

“Pop-Up Musicals To Take Over New York City For One Day,” by Olivia Clement, Playbill, June 9, 2015 [LINK]


Make Music Winter Coverage

“In Make Music Winter, Critics Find Their Inner Yodelers And Pilgrims,” by Corrina da Fonseca-Wollheim, Vivien Schweitzer & Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, December 22, 2015 [LINK]

“Classical Music & Opera Listings for Dec. 18-24,” by Vivien Schweitzer, New York Times, December 18, 2015 [LINK]

“5 Can’t Miss Make Music New York Events,” by Eva Kis, Metro New York, December 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Make Music New York Brings A Winter Parade To Astoria,” by Lindsay Goyette, We Heart Astoria, December 21, 2015  [LINK]

“Bell Weather: Winter Music Festival Rings Up Dumbo,” by Lauren Gill, Brooklyn Paper, December 18, 2015 [LINK]

“Learn To ‘Flatfoot’ At Flatbush Ave Winter Music Festival,” by Brooklyn Reader, Brooklyn Reader, December 18, 2015  [LINK]

“Residents Celebrate Holiday With A Parranda,” News 12 The Bronx, December 21, 2015 [LINK]

“Winter Solstice Bronx Parranda,” by Dalia Gonzalez, Bronxnet, January 4, 2016 [LINK]


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