hundred and twenty years after its founding in 1894, Third Street serves more
than 5,000 students at the School in the East Village and through its Third
Street Partners Program. A generous program of need-based financial aid,
merit-based scholarships, and program subsidies benefits three-quarters of all
environment that honors achievement, creativity, and personal growth, Third
Street nurtures the aspirations of all students–regardless of their artistic
ability or economic circumstances–while inspiring a lifelong love of the arts.
Each student is carefully matched to a member of the School's talented,
Street offers weekly after-school and Saturday music instruction (group and
individual) in most instruments and voice, along with theory, composition,
ensemble and performance activities. To complement musical instruction, the
School also offers classes in ballet, hip-hop, and tap dance. In addition to
after-school and Saturday programs, Third Street offers a range of early
childhood arts activities, including Third
Street Preschool. The School also provides music instruction to adults of
all ages and levels, and presents more than 200 free, public concerts and
recitals by students, faculty and guest artists every year.
Street is much more than an educational institution. It is a true community in
which students find a welcoming second home, learn to work in harmony, and form
close, lasting friendships.