Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing
154 West 57th Street
New York, NY
Age recommendation: 5-10, Babies and Toddlers, Little Kids
Fall Family Day: String Fling invites children ages 3–10 and their caregivers to Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing to explore string music from around the globe.
In the free, daylong open house children, can learn about the different sounds of string instruments, play games, listen to lively performances and dance their heart out.
Join energetic live performances with Yacouba Sissoko featuring the kora and other West African string instruments. Special guest Marilyn Castillo will join Yacouba and his band for a
performance infused with joy and soul.
Then, move along with an interactive capoeira performance by Afro Brazil Arts.
Step up to the podium for your chance to conduct a mini-performance! Violist Nick Revel and cellist Hamilton Berry of the innovative PUBLIQuartet lead fun activities as participants learn about different sounds of string instruments, play games, and have the opportunity to conduct the duo.
Travel on a calming sound journey in this peaceful deep listening experience featuring string and other instruments from around the world, led by Michele Schifferle-Marzulli and Eileen Moran.
Get your dancing shoes on to learn energetic contradances, square dances, waltzes and more led by dance caller Megan Downes and backed by a lively string band featuring Kayla Williams,
Hilary Hawke, Emily Eagen and Saskia Lane.
Learn about the history of the berimbau, the one-stringed instrument at the heart of the traditional Afro-Brazilian art form of capoiera. Join the capoiera band and play the berimbau, agogos,
ganzuás, or pandeiros in this hands-on workshop with Afro Brazil Arts.
Admission is first-come, first-serve and no registration is required.