Concerts & Events

Throughout the year, Third Street presents more than 250 free concerts by students, faculty and guest artists. Highlights include the Holiday Concert, the Stowe C. Phelps Annual Student Concert and String ’Stravaganzas, to name a few.

Concerts & Events calendar

Barbara E. Field Chamber Music Concert

Saturday, November 17 | 4:40 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Chamber Music is often called "music of friends." This concert features Third Street students in small mixed ensembles, creating a rewarding and welcoming musical experience. From trios to quintets, students perform a variety that includes baroque, classical and contemporary music.

Rock Bands Concert

Thursday, December 6 I 7:00 pm I Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall  at Third Street

Third Street’s rock bands perform rock classics of the 70's, 80's, and 90's along with some original songs written by our students!

Holiday Extravaganza

Sunday, December 9 | 7:00 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Third Street’s second annual Holiday Extravaganza is a day filled with cheerful music and dance performances, refreshments and a live jukebox! Performances will include soloists and ensembles from several departments.

Choral Concert

Thursday, December 13 | 5:30 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Third Street's vibrant choruses perform holiday classics and other memorable tunes at this winter recital. Join us for a joyful concert that promises to fend off the chilly winter weather!

Third Street's The Nutcracker

Tuesday, December 18 | 7:00 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Join Clara and her Nutcracker on an adventure through the Land of Sweets! On this 20th anniversary, Third Street ballet students take the stage to perform this holiday favorite.

All Orchestras Concert

Saturday, January 19 | 1:00 pm | St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery

This concert will feature Third Street's four orchestras—Overture, Con Spirito, Sinfonia, and Philharmonia. Join us for an exciting performance to celebrate our student's accomplishments!

String 'Stravaganza

Saturday, January 26 | 10:00 am | St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery

One of Third Street’s most anticipated events of the year, String ‘Stravaganza highlights more than 120 string players of all stripes—cello, violin, viola, and bass!

Compositional Recital

Sunday, January 27 | 3:00 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Students from Third Street’s composition classes perform their original pieces. Don't miss this exciting afternoon of world premieres!

Jazz Band Concert

Sunday, February 3 | 7:00 pm | Recital Hall

Featuring Third Street students in Jazz Prep Band, Jazz Big Band and Jazz Combos, this concert highlights music that is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation.

Third Street also presents several free public concert series:

LiveSOUNDS

The LiveSOUNDS series features free performances most Fridays throughout the school year and presents a cross-section of the diverse and creative community of Third Street faculty members. Performances take place at 7:00 p.m. in the school’s Anna-Maria Kellen Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. General seating is available on a first-come-basis. Free and open to the public. RSVP today!

Music in Abe Lebewohl Park

Third Street’s outdoor summer concert series feature a lineup of well-known local bands of diverse musical traditions - from Klezmer to Flamenco to Jazz, as well as Third Street summer chamber music workshop students. Concerts take place on most Thursdays in June and July at 12:30 in the Abe Lebewohl Park.  Presented in association with the Tenth & Stuyvesant Streets Block Association and St.Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Click here for this year's lineup!