Our Signature Programs


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Children’s Orchestras

  • Developing academic, cognitive, and social skills needed for success in life.
  • Creating engaged, contributing members of society and future leaders.

Program start date for 2022-2023 is September 6, 2022 for all chapters.

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Demographics

        Community Chapters

        Each community we serve is unique but are all connected through our collaborative network of orchestras!

        Miami Springs Chapter *

        Miami Springs Elementary School
        51 Park St., Miami Springs, FL 33166

        Liberty City Chapter *

        Charles R. Drew K-8 Center
        1775 NW 60th St., Miami, FL 33142

        Miami Beach Chapter *

        Fienberg-Fisher K-8 Center
        1420 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

        Little Haiti Chapter *

        Toussaint L’Ouverture Elementary
        120 NE 59th St., Miami, FL 33137

        Miami Gardens Chapter **

        Carol City Elementary School
        4375 NW 173rd Dr., Miami Gardens, FL 33055

        Little Havana Chapter ***

        Citrus Grove Middle School
        2153 NW 3rd St., Miami, FL 33125

        All instruments taught at this chapter. Transportation from other chapter locations is provided to the Little Havana Chapter.

            * Instruments provided: String and Brass
        ** Instruments provided: String and Woodwinds
        *** All Instruments provided


        Levels Offered

        Level I: Prelude Orchestra, 0-1 year of experience
        Level II: Debut Orchestra, 1-3 years of experience
        Level III: Intermezzo Orchestra, Approx. 2-5 years of experience*

        Level IV: Sinfonia Orchestra, Approx. 3-6 years of experience*
        Level V: Leaders Orchestra, 4+ years of experience*

        * Entrance by placement audition.

        Leaders Orchestra

        The Leaders Orchestra is comprised of the Children’s Orchestras most advanced student musicians. This top-level ensemble performs the highest caliber repertoire at prestigious venues across Miami-Dade with access to unique opportunities such as:

        1. Masterclasses with professional musicians from the Cleveland Orchestra.
        2. Biweekly rehearsals with New World Symphony Fellows through MusicLab.
        3. Audition preparation for music schools and summer festivals.
        4. Coaching provided by esteemed clinicians and conductors such as James Judd,
          Michael Tilson Thomas, and Gustavo Dudamel, and
        5. Side-by-side performances with NWS Fellows and FIU Music students.

        For more information, please contact our Program Manager, Daniel Graber at daniel@miamimusicproject.org

        Summer Music Camp

        • Intensive 4-week session culminating in a spectacular final performance.
        • 4 hours of daily instruction available for students to continue musical studies in a fun and safe environment.

        Provide a cross-community bridge connecting students from different communities.

        Students participate in:

        • Sectional and orchestra rehearsals.
        • Daily repertoire analysis.
        • Intensive social development activities.

        Instilling a passion for classical music, teamwork, and a shared commitment to the joy of music making!

        Eligibility Requirements

        One of the following must apply:

        • Current and/or past Miami Music Project students.
        • New students with at least 1 full year of experience on string, wind or brass instrument. (audition required)
        • New Students with NO experience must be between 5th and 7th grade.

        Levels Offered

        Beginners, intermediate, and advanced. Ages 6-18.

        The 2023 Summer Music Camp will be held from June 12-July 8, 2023. Stay tuned for more information.

        APPLICATION OPENS MARCH 1, 2023

        Teaching Artist Training Program

        We take the commitment to provide the best musical instruction to our students very seriously.

        • Provides a comprehensive set of workshops and expert coaching experiences.
        • Equips faculty with practical tools needed for success in classrooms.

        “A Teaching Artist (educator) is a practicing professional artist with the complementary skills, curiosities, and sensibilities of an educator, who can effectively engage a wide range of people in learning experiences in, through, and about the arts.”

        – Erich Booth, Noted Arts Educator

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        Enrichment Opportunities

        • Free access to the community’s most renowned cultural events.
        • In collaboration with community partners such as the Adrienne Arsht Center, New World Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra Miami, and others.

        Instruments of Opportunity

        “Miami Music Project has been part of my life for the last 10 years. I am proud to say that becoming one with music changed my persona entirely. With the love of music that I gained through Miami Music Project I have been able to ground myself and for that I am grateful.”
        Ruth
        Miami Music Project Alum