Getty Education and Community Investment Grants Recipients 2012-2013
Brooklyn Philharmonic, to further establish the Brooklyn Philharmonic Neighborhood Music Residencies, a series of site specific orchestral events taking place in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brighton Beach, Crown Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. To curate the events, which bring the arts to underserved communities, the orchestra partners with local organizations, as well as neighborhood artists and musicians. Program components include mainstage orchestral concerts, interactive music and arts workshops, chamber performances, and neighborhood walking tours.
Central Ohio Symphony, for a new criminal justice program utilizing drumming circles to engage court-involved adolescents with substance use disorders and/or mental illnesses. The orchestra will partner with the Treatment Court of the Delaware County Juvenile Court and local nonprofit treatment providers to help juvenile offenders gain control over their illness and/or substance disorder, take responsibility for their offense and their personal development, and reconnect as healthier individuals with their families and community.