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RECENT PRESS:

Commemorating World Refugee Day Insider NJ 6/19/20    New Yorkers will sing and play instruments together in a cacophonous song this Wednesday night Time Out New York 4/28/20  New Yorkers Encouraged to Join in Symphonic Fanfare for Workers The Wall Street Journal 4/27/20  Report Finds a Future Uncertain for Brooklyn-Based Arts Organizations Amidst COVID-19 BK Reader 4/16/20  Center for an Urban Future Study Finds NYC’s Small Arts Groups Facing Unprecedented Financial Challenges Broadway World 3/27/20  ‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide The New York Times 2/7/20  The Brooklyn Conservatory Of Music Presents RHYMES WITH OPERA Broadway World 2/7/20 

2019

7 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend The New York Times 9/5/19  Barclays Center Biggie mural & ‘Bed Stuy’ Nets uniform unveiled (BKCM Music Partners at Madiba Prep) Brooklyn Vegan 5/22/19  Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn NY Metro Parents 5/2/19  The OMNI Ensemble Continues Its 36th Season With Trios Plus! Broadway World 3/2/19  Holiday caroler get NYers into the holiday spirit

2018

Spectrume News NY1 12/28/18  This Former Deutsche Bank Exec Gave It All Up to Run a Brooklyn Music School Fast Company 12/13/18  Bankers Find Balance, Creative Outlet at Brooklyn Music Conservatory Bloomberg 11/12/18  Heeding the Siren Song of Service: Chad Cooper left a fast-track banking career when the struggling Brooklyn Conservatory of Music called his name. Stanford University 10/5/18  In unison: Locals, immigrants celebrate World Refugee Day with party at music conservatory Brooklyn Daily, 6/26/18  Former investment banker Chad Cooper is thriving as the executive director of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Fox 5 NY, 6/13/18  WSJ Metro Money column about Chad Cooper’s journey from banker to BKCM Executive Director Wall Street Journal, 6/5/18 Brooklyn’s new instrument lending library a smash hit Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 5/24/18 Brooklyn Public Library launches city’s first musical instrument lending library Bklyner, 5/24/18 Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez make the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music part of their weekend routine New York Post, 5/18/18 Brooklyn Conservatory’s music therapy program partners with Symphonized to help homeless kids in East New York shelter  NY1, 4/25/18 12-year-old Brooklyn Conservatory Suzuki piano student Julian Raheb a “virtuoso” composer and performer Fox 5 NY, 4/6/18 Brooklyn Conservatory Suzuki students go Bach-wild Bach in the Subways, 3/24/18

2017

Brooklyn Conservatory to become a partner in ConEd’s Exploring the Metropolis composer residency program Exploring the Metropolis, 6/19/17 World Refugee Day Festival: Brooklyn Conservatory, Spaceworks, and six refugee resettlement agencies host an evening of music, food, and community featuring artists from Syria, Ukraine, Nepal, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and all over the world. BKCM, 6/10/17 June is New York Music Month! Mayor’s office offers 2,000+ hours of FREE rehearsal space at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for month of June Brooklyn Vegan, 5/19/17 Brooklyn Conservatory’s Teen Jazz Ensemble to be renamed, thanks to generous support from Amy Winehouse Foundation BKCM, 1/18/17

2016

More than 50 Park Slope carolers brave sub-freezing temperatures to sing with Brooklyn Conservatory Brooklyn Paper, 12/19/16 Artists can now rent practice space at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for $12 an hour Park Slope Patch, 9/27/16 Brooklyn Conservatory historic profile featured in Park Slope’s Civic News Park Slope Civic News, 7/5/16 Fan video from Hamilton singalong that went viral! (115,000 views and counting) YouTube, 6/4/16 Brooklyn Conservatory’s Hamilton singalong is THE singalong to attend this year. Thirteen, 6/1/16