Music Is Mine is an after-school program partnership that teaches children, grades 8 - 11, fundamentals of music and an appreciation of different cultures based in Afro-Atlantic music forms. Students learn basic music theory on keyboards and recorders and learn rhythm skills on percussion instruments. Improvisation is central to the learning environment, allowing students to invent and re-invent musical ideas and discover their unique musical voice. The curriculum includes:
AFA partners with the Grand Street Settlement Beacon and Seward Park Community Centers offering K-3 students music classes, twice weekly, from October through June.