The Corona Youth Music Project offers tuition-free programs that aim for the best music education as a tool for community development and social change.  We need your help in order to fulfill our mission.  You can support us in several ways By donating money, instruments and equipment in good conditions, sponsoring an event or a student, or by providing your time, talent and work.

$50,000 and above

Freddie and Myrna Gershon


Edwin Schloss


Helen Dovas

Anthony McGill

Liz Rosenberg

Theodore Israel, Jr. and Laurel Cutler

Big Star/Christopher Stamey

Walker Family Foundation


Jay Corcoran

Daniel Dutcher

Gardiner Hartmann

Stephen Holden

Henry Krieger

James Lax

Natalie Markoff

Erich Steinbock

Steven Watson

Christine Witkowski


Carlos Adame


David Erin Anderson

Jim Babcock

Daniel Berkowitz

Stephen Cross

Jacqui Danilow

Linda Golding

Jonathan Govias

Loralie Heagy

Alan Hyde

Rebecca Levi

Jerome Malek

Xiomara Nino

Alexander & Caroline Oberweger

Anne Posluszny

Andrea Profili

Dantes Rameau

Yolanda Sifuentes

Maria Thomas

Stanford Thompson

Isabel Trautwien

2011-2012 In-Kind Contributions:

ELMCOR Adult and Youth Activities: Free rehearsal and classroom space for 8 months

Immigrant Movement International: Free rehearsal and classroom space for 7 months

Rayburn Musical Instruments: 15 small percussion instruments and a pair of professional congas, as well as free-of-charge string and brass instruments on loan.

Yamaha Corporation: 54 student recorders, including two alto and two tenor recorders.

Herricks High School, Long Island, NY: 15 violins and violas, 8 clarinets, 1 flute, 2 trombones and 50 recorders.

School for Strings, NY, NY: Loan of 14 violins and one cello.

Hotel Carlyle, NY NY: Accommodations for choral conductor during the spring and summer 2011 chorus camps.

Southwest Strings, AZ: 12 student-sized violins, 3 cellos, and other accessories.

KK Music Store, CA: 9 student-sized violins and one cello

EZ Strings, NY: 20 high-quality violin student bows.


Edwin Schloss


Freddie and Myrna Gershon

Theodore Israel, Jr. and Laurel Cutler



Dorinda García

Pamela Rosenberg


Gonzalo Casals

Sandra Grindlay

Henry Krieger

Prerana Reddy

Don Shewey


Liza Austria

Michael Brenner

Elizabeth Harraman

Galo Sanchez

Sanna Valvanne

2010-2011 In-Kind Contributions:

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center: Free rehearsal and classroom space for 11 months

Immigrant Movement International: Free rehearsal and classroom space for 12 months

Carter, Ledyard & Milburn LLP: Pro Bono legal advice and representation for incorporation and not-for profit status application.

Rayburn Musical instruments: Brass instruments on loan.

Shearwater Films: Production of Mini-documentary about Núcleo Corona

Corcoran Productions: Production of a short documentary about Núcleo Corona at El Museo del Barrio and other web-videos.

2011-2012 Contributions

2010-2011 Contributions