Saturday, September 16, 2017

Thank you to Christian Scott for visiting WHEELS on Friday and jamming with our 6th grade general music students and 6th-12th grade band students! And thank you to Harlem Stage for bringing us together. It was amazing to hear Mr. Scott's inspiring music and wise words about hard work and self expression.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Seven WHEELS band students are currently attending MSM Summer. They're playing jazz and Latin music with amazing student and professional musicians from all over the world!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Band students performed at the WHEELS 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony last Tuesday. Congratulations to all of our 8th graders that are moving up to high school, and congratulations to all of our 6th and 7th grade band students that started playing their instruments for the first time last September, and are already putting on exciting performances!

Monday, June 26, 2017

Yesterday WHEELS band students received an enthusiastic reception when they performed at the Institute Opening Ceremony for Teach For America New York. The keynote speaker was former US Secretary of Education John King, who had a powerful message about the importance of teachers. Many WHEELS teachers are TFA alumni.

Some of our second grade general music students participated in a video call with the students of Mr. Martin Urbach. The students performed "This Land Is Your Land" for each other, including some of the original verses and verses they wrote themselves in English and Spanish!

Band students performed at the graduation ceremony for the WHEELS Class of 2017. Congratulations to all our graduates!