Sylvan Winds group

American Programs

A Gilded Age Christmas

Imagine what a Christmas celebration might be like in the home of the Vanderbilt's? A magnificent parlor with fantastic decorations, and what kind of music would you hear? This gives us a glimpse of Gilded Age taste, here very much ...

A Sylvan Summer Serenade Join us for a lovely summer evening outdoor soiree where you can enjoy music, prosecco, wine, and hors d'oeuvres. Featuring an effervescent program celebrating composers from many countries and cultures, this is a benefit for the Sylvan Winds' outreach programs during this historic time!

Join us for a lovely summer evening outdoor soiree where you can enjoy music, prosecco, wine, and hors d'oeuvres. Featuring an effervescent program celebrating composers from many countries and cultures, this is a benefit for the Sylvan Winds' outreach programs ...

Harlem Mosaic

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to present this program at Mount Morris Ascension Presbyterian Church featuring the work of the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize in composition, George Walker as well as another important and rarely performed work ...

Ladies First!

The Sylvan Winds are excited to return to The Cell, this time celebrating the many women’s voices in contemporary music. From Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe of Bang on a Can, to four new works written within the past ten ...

Music Without Borders

A intriguing program of new works in relation to Charles Ives' first string quartet that includes a "Revival Service".

Stories Through Music

The Residency by Sylvan Winds, organized in partnership with the Hispanic Society Museum and Library, Gregorio Luperon High School, Washington Heights Community Conservatory of Fine Arts, Red Oak Senior Center, Sugar Hill CHildren's Museum. and P.S. 4, has been made ...

"The Nutcracker" and Sounds of the Holidays

A holiday celebration for all featuring actor/mime-artist Scottie Davis, with music celebrating Chanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, as well as the story of the classic "Nutcracker".

Winds of Change

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to make their first appearance at The Cell honoring Elliott Schwartz with his witty tribute to the 2nd Viennese School and also featuring new works by talented and exciting composers, from Pulitzer Prize winner Julia ...

Women's Voices

A program of works by American women composers, from one of the first, Amy Beach, to Valerie Coleman's colorful "Umoja", and finally to a beautiful new work written during the pandemic by flutist and composer Elizabeth Brown.