Our 2018 Spotlight Artist is Chad Lefkowitz-Brown
Music for Autism is beyond thrilled to announce the selection of Chad Lefkowitz-Brown as our 2018 Spotlight Artist. The Spotlight Artist distinction is Music for Autism’s recognition of not just exceptional musicianship but also dedicated service to those with autism and their families. Music for Autism founder, Dr. Robert Accordino enthused that, “Chad’s talent and humanity are world class, […]
Rhythm but no Blues in Support of Music for Autism
Two members of our incredible Music for Autism family once again treated us to a fabulous evening at their beautiful Upper East Side home on Monday, April 9. Barbara Fox and Jim Freund opened their doors to dozens of Music for Autism supporters for a night of joyful indulgence, topped with the cherry of a Doo-Wop […]
Third Street Music School Settlement and Music for Autism Announce Spring 2018 Concert Series
Music for Autism and Third Street Music School Settlement are thrilled to announce a free concert series through the spring of 2018! Our organizations have a multi-year history of partnering to produce Music for Autism’s signature concerts for individuals with autism and their families in Third Street’s incredible school. “We are honored to be able to offer not only the individuals with autism and their […]
Third Street Music School Concerts
Marisa Kennedy and Friends March 04, 201 Third Street Music School – New York, NY Gabe Medd Quartet March 18, 2018 Third Street Music School – New York, NY Guidonian Hand April 08, 2018 Third Street Music School – New York, NY Chad Lefkowitz-Brown and Friends April 22, 2018 Third Street Music School – […]
2017 Spotlight Artists: Kiku “Ninja Princess” Collins and David Gibson
Music for Autism is so pleased to announce our 2017 Spotlight Artists: Kiku “Ninja Princess” Collins and David Gibson. The Spotlight Artist distinction is Music for Autism’s recognition of not just exceptional musicianship but also dedicated service to those with autism and their families. “With so much compassion, love, enthusiasm, grace and heart, Kiku and […]
M4A receives artistic feedback!
We recently received some lovely feedback from our last Young Audiences concert. Students at PS168X sent us some letters which made us and our wonderful artists, Christopher Scanlon and Nelly Rocha, so happy!
National Endowment for the Arts Recommends Music for Autism for Art Works Grant
We are excited and thrilled to be recommended for a National Endowment for the Arts grant! National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is […]
Robert Accordino named 2016-2017 White House Fellow
Robert Accordino MD, MSc, US Founder of Music for Autism and fellow in child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School has been appointed one of the 2016-2017 White House Fellows. The White House Fellows program was created in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson to give promising American […]
Music for Autism welcomes Elizabeth Santiso as its first Chief Executive Officer!
Music for Autism is thrilled to announce Elizabeth Santiso as its new Chief Executive Officer. Elizabeth has been a non profit leader for the past 15 years. Prior to Music for Autism, she was the Chief Operation Officer for Urban Arts Partnership, NYC’s largest arts-education organization. There she was responsible for devising and implementing the […]
Joe Iconis Named 2015 Music for Autism Spotlight Artist
By Karen Mascolo This story originally appeared in Broadwayworld.com On Monday, October 12, 2015, at a benefit hosted by our Junior Board of Directors, Music for Autism named Joe Iconis as our 2015 Spotlight Artist, a distinction bestowed upon one musician in the United States annually. Joe has an extraordinary track record of contributing to our […]