Welcome to the Music Educators' Association of New York City (MEANYC). We are a not for profit organization committed to the pursuit of a quality music education for every child. The primary focus of the organization is to encourage a cooperative professional relationship among the music educators of New York City.

Join us at our upcoming MEANYC Workshop: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Releasing the Voice Within: Alexander Technique for Musicians and Educators  
Presented by Joan Arnold, M.AmSAT

MEANYC Annual Autumn Event on October 21 at Steinway Hall

What Else is Happening at MEANYC...

MEANYC Members and Friends "In The Spotlight"... 

• A wonderful time was had at our Annual Honoree Dinner on April 22, 2015 as we honored MEANYC member Patricia A. Glunt, Founder/Artistic Director-Jackson Heights Orchestra, Dr. Penny Prince, Professor of Music-CUNY Lehman College, Composer, Pianist and Martina Arroyo, Metropolitan Opera Legend, 2013 Kennedy Center Honoree, President and Artistic Director–Martina Arroyo Foundation. 

• Congratulations to MEANYC's Pat Glunt for being named NY1's NYer of the Week: Patricia Glunt's Group of Local Musicians Strikes a Chord!

• Congratulations to MEANYC's Pat Glunt honored by the Honorable Melinda Katz, President of the Borough of Queens at this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month Celebration on June 25, 2014 for the work she has done with the Jackson Heights Orchestra.

• Read the February 2014 article in Health and Living Magazine featuring
our own Lisha Lecari and Sharon Golub. 

In the news... 

July 1, 2014: Mayor de Blasio, Comptroller Stringer and Chancellor Fariña Announce New Arts Programs for Thousands of Students. [read more}

Download the most current issue of our publication:
• Crescendo Fall 2015

Past issues of Crescendo are available here. 


Online Today!

It's easier than ever to join! Click here for our new Online Membership Application with secure online payments via PayPal.

You can also download a paper copy of our MEANYC Membership Application and mail with your payment to Patti Peltz, Membership Chair.


NOTE: The application deadline for our MEANYC All-County Middle School Festival is November 2, 2015. Download the application here. 

Upcoming Events

2015-16 MEANYC Workshops

Click on links below for more
information and to download
Workshop applications.


Saturday, December 5, 2015
Releasing the Voice Within:
Alexander Technique

for Musicians and Educators
Presented by Joan Arnold, M.AmSAT

Saturday, March 19, 2016
The Breakbeat Classroom:
Engaging Urban Youth in
Hip-Hop Music and Culture

Presented by Brian Mooney

Saturday, April 2, 2016
Sing Me A Story, Play Me A Tale

Presented by Megan Ou-Yang
and Rob McClimans