ISO Presents Philharmonster Concert for Halloween


Young musicians from all over New York City under the baton of conductors Steven Rochen and Dr. Matthew Rotjan, and special guest Renee Manning, will come together to present this spooky and spine-tingling performance. This Halloween themed community concert will feature some of New York’s up and coming musical talent, ages ranging from elementary school through high school. The program will include works by Bernofsky, Hughes, Tang, Wagner, Bishop, and Meyer for an hour-long concert. Costumes are highly encouraged. Be sure to bring your Trick or Treat bag for lots of free candy! Admission to the concert is 100% FREE.

DATE: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

TIME: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION: St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 263 W 86th Street, New York, NY

Philharmonster Press Release  

Morningside Orchestra Bowling Party

Important Information: Tuesday May 21st, 2019 4:00pm – 6:00pm Frames Bowling Lounge 550 9th Ave New York, NY   There will be a check in table when you arrive. Food will be served by the venue during our time (approx. 20 minutes into the party). Please remember to bring socks as you do not want to be wearing bowling shoes without socks! Please note the venue dress code: “We ask that all guests refrain from wearing tank tops, sweatpants, construction boots, tracksuits, or flip flops.” We look forward to a wonderful party to celebrate the end of the season and a successful Playathon!


There will not be any more ISO rehearsals for all ensembles.  Rehearsals will begin again in September. Have a wonderful end of the school year and a great summer! See you in September!

IMPORTANT: Morningside & Carnegie Hill Call Times (5/12)

Due to scheduling of theater staff Morningside & Carnegie Hill students should arrive at TriBeCa Performing Arts Center on Sunday (May 12th) at 3:30pm:   Morningside: Theater 1 – On Stage Carnegie Hill: Theater 2   Apologies for the last minute change. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

We are looking forward to a wonderful performance.


Due to a reported case of the measles at the site of the community concert, the performance has been cancelled as the center is closed. There will be rehearsal at Congregation Ramath Orah this Thursday. See you all at Congregation Ramath Orah on Thursday!

ISO Mother’s Day Performance Information (May 12th)

Below you will find all the information regarding the Mother’s Day Performance on Sunday May 12th, 2019 at BMCC TriBeCa Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St New York, NY 10007). Dress Rehearsals 1:30pm – 1:50pm Symphony 2:00pm – 2:20pm Concert Orchestra Carnegie Hill & Morningside 3:30pm Arrival & Location Morningside: Theater 1 – On Stage

Carnegie Hill: Theater 2

3:30pm Doors Open for Family and Friends  Performance Order 4:00pm Announcement & Introduction from Karen Geer 4:05pm Morningside Performance 4:20pm Carnegie Hill Performance 4:40pm Concert Orchestra Performance 5:05pm Symphony Performance 5:30pm Performance Ends Concert Dress: As always, white top and black pants. No jeans, sneakers, or white socks. As a reminder, the cost of ISO tickets for the Mother’s Day Concert go up $10 per seat on May 1st.  Please purchase them now to save money. Tickets for Mother’s Day Performance


This is a reminder that Public Schools are on Spring Break and therefore there are no ISO Rehearsals this week. We will see you next week! April 30th – Morningside Orchestra Community Concert May 1st – Carnegie Hill & ISO Symphony Rehearsal May 2nd – Concert Orchestra Community Concert Enjoy the beautiful weather!


The Concert Orchestra Community Concert is on May 2nd. This concert is at the same time as our regularly scheduled rehearsal. Please note the information below: May 2nd, 2019 4:30pm – 5:30pm Sirovich Center for Balanced Living 331 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003 4:45pm – 5:00pm – Students arrive 5:15pm – 6:00pm – Dress Rehearsal 6:00pm – 6:45pm – Performance


The Morningside Orchestra Community Concert is on April 30th, 2019 This concert is at the same time as our regularly scheduled rehearsal.  Please note the information below: April 30th, 2019 4:30pm – 5:30pm Terence Cardinal Cooke Harlem Nursing Home 1249 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 4:30pm – 4:45pm              Students Arrive to Venue 5:00pm – 5:30pm              Performance DRESS CODE: Black & White – Same as Symphony Space Performance