By Matthew Blank
and Joseph Marzullo
25 Oct 2013
PopsEd music programs provide children throughout the five boroughs of New York City with opportunities to be inspired by music and to ultimately foster a life-long appreciation for the arts.
PopsEd Ambassadors hail from stage and screen, and include Lynn Ahrens, Laura Benanti, Ashley Brown, Jason Danieley, Stephen Flaherty, Santino Fontana, Brian d’Arcy James, Aaron Lazar, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie, Rob McClure, Laura Osnes, John Tartaglia, and Andrew Rannells.
The New York Pops is dedicated to lifelong learning, and collaborates with public schools, community organizations, children’s hospitals and senior centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City. PopsEd allows thousands of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds to participate in fully customizable music programs that blend traditional education with pure fun. We make music open to all, and use tools like composition, lyric writing, performance and mentorship to foster learning and unbridled creativity. In doing so, we excite students and give them skills they can apply to all areas of their lives.