School Music

Partnering with NYC Cultural Affairs, Year 2

At Thrive Collective, we love stories that demand sequels. After proudly introducing the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs as a new partner last year, this year we saw an expansion of that relationship. Our principal champions remain NY City Council Members Vincent Gentile, Fernando Cabrera, and Donovan Richards, along with Antonio Reynoso who joined them…

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Why Should Parents Get Involved?

Why should parents get involved with Thrive Collective? “Learning goes beyond the classroom, and this is truly beyond the classroom. … Sometimes we get stuck in the everyday, and this gives us a chance to do something beautiful. … Working on the painting with my daughter and my husband and the rest of the community…

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Some Riffs For Storytelling

Thrive Collective’s Music Director Dr. Terry Greene moonlights during summers as faculty for the Walden School Summer Music Camp in New Hampshire. Here he performs with members of The Walden School faculty and students, along with¬†members of the International Contemporary Ensemble on July 17th 2016. Music written by Terry L. Greene II. Lyrics written and…

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Cultural Affairs Agency Invests in Art Education

Thrive Collective proudly welcomed the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) as a partner this year thanks to the advocacy of NY City Council Members Vincent Gentile, Fernando Cabrera, and Donovan Richards. Through DCA¬†initiatives including the Immigrants Cultural Fund, the Art as Catalyst for Change Anti-Gun Violence program, and Cultural After School Adventures (CASA), DCA…

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Meet Dr. Terry Greene, Music Director

Watch Music Director Dr. Terry Greene resurrect the concert band at I.S. 117 in the Bronx. Dr. Greene’s Mantra: Instruments are made to be played! From his bio: Dr. Terry Greene II holds masters and doctoral degrees from SUNY Stony Brook in Trombone and Music Performance, and has served as an adjunct professor of Jazz…

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