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Welcoming Thayne Jasperson as Music for Autism’s 2023 Spotlight Artist!

It is Music for Autism’s great honor to announce we have named Broadway star Thayne Jasperson as our 2023 Spotlight Artist. Thayne is an exceptionally talented and generous performer, having delighted our audiences both with in-person and virtual events.  “We are thrilled to recognize Thayne as our 2023 Spotlight Artist!” expressed Music for Autism’s US […]

Candace Chien is Music for Autism’s 2022 Spotlight Artist!

– Jake Gluckman Music for Autism is excited to announce our 2022 Spotlight Artist, Candace Marie Chien! “Music for Autism’s message resonates with me as a performer, teacher, and human who lives on the spectrum,” says Candace, who connected with us in 2019. Since then, Candace Marie Chien has dazzled our audiences with three incredible […]

M4A on What The Heck Is That? Podcast

We were thrilled that Artist Coordinator Ryan Gardner was interviewed by David Ventura for the What The Heck Is That? Podcast! A weekly interview series showcasing masters of their craft, ranging from game makers, club DJs, musical theater performers, animators, librarians, educators, AND MORE!! All under the creative exploration of David Shai Ventura, who asks […]

One Year of Music For Autism’s Virtual Concerts

It has officially been one year since Music For Autism, as well as so many other performance spaces, was confined to the virtual world. It also seems fitting that this week marks the end of Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month, which is a time to celebrate the wide spectrum of autistic experiences and elevate autistic […]

Broadway is Dark, but Music for Autism is Open!

By Jake Gluckman On the evening of February 25th, 2021, Music For Autism hosted a live, virtual fundraiser featuring 16 artists, duos, and groups from stage and screen alike. From musical theater classics to songs about chicken soup with rice and Long Island Amphibians, each performer filled the virtual space with wonder, love, and passion […]

Music for Autism Welcomes Four New Board Members

Music for Autism is thrilled to announce the recent appointment of four new members to the Board of Directors. Sara Aliabadi, John DiGiovanni, Jaime Madell, and Laura Prager, MD join us from diverse personal and professional backgrounds, and we are excited for the perspective and expertise they will bring to the organization.  “Music for Autism […]

Fair Trade Trio is Music for Autism’s 2020 Spotlight Artist

We are so pleased to announce that the talented Fair Trade Trio, comprised of violinist Ashley Windle, violist Hannah Levinson, and cellist Madeline Fayette, is our 2020 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. Not only are the trio […]