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

New Horizons Band Concert

Thursday, May 29 | 6:30 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall

Third Street's New Horizons band will perform their year-end concert. Celebrate Older Adults Month, Lower East Side History Month and the 10 year anniversary of New Horizons at Third Street Music School with a reception following the concert.

Rock Bands Concert

Thursday, May 31 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!

Barbara E. Field Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, June 3 | 3:00 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 of music that includes baroque, classical and contemporary.

String 'Stravaganza

Saturday, June 9 | 10:00 am | St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery

Join Third Street's string students as they perform in the year-end String 'Stravaganza. More than 120 string players, from beginning students to the school's most advanced performers, will play together at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery!

Composition Recital

Sunday, June 10 | 3:00 pm | Anna-Maria Kellen Concert Hall at Third Street

Professional musicians perform the original works of our composition students! Don't miss this exciting afternoon of world premieres!

Third Street also presents several free public concert series:

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!


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.