Classes and lessons for the current academic year continue through Friday, May 22, 2015. To download a copy of the current 2014-2015 School Calendar, please click here

Next year’s classes and lessons begin Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and continue through Wednesday, May 25, 2016. To download a copy of next year’s 2015-2016 School Calendar, please click here.

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Visitors Week

Visitors Week

April 27 - May 2

  Visitors Week is reserved towards the end of the School year for parents, caregivers, and special friends to visit lessons and classes and celebrate the accomplishments of the students.

Instrumental & Vocal Student Concerts

Instrumental & Vocal Student Concerts

May 1

  These concerts are at the core of the student’s performance experience, providing solo performance opportunities in DQ’s beautiful Performance Space. Beginning in the second year of study, students are scheduled to perform towards the end of each semester on … Continued

Instrumental & Vocal Open House and Information Session for Prospective Parents

Instrumental & Vocal Open House and Information Session for Prospective Parents

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  Diller-Quaile’s Instrumental and Vocal Department provides programs for beginning to advanced students in piano, strings, voice, woodwinds, percussion, and guitar. Students may enroll in a comprehensive program or weekly class instruction. Those entering the tenth grade may choose to audition for … Continued

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Visitors Week

Visitors Week

April 27 - May 2

  Visitors Week is reserved towards the end of the School year for parents, caregivers, and special friends to visit lessons and classes and celebrate the accomplishments of the students.

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Adult Chamber Music Workshop

Adult Chamber Music Workshop

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  Held on five Sunday afternoons from October through May, the workshops provide adult musicians with opportunities to expand their repertoire, build musicianship, and refine chamber music skills. Participants play in ensembles ranging from trios to octets, and each ensemble … Continued

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High School Certificate Program Jury Exams

High School Certificate Program Jury Exams

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  The High School Certificate Program is an intensive three-year program for advanced tenth through twelfth graders. Admission is by audition. The High School Certificate Program offers a rigorous and comprehensive music education for serious high school music students, which … Continued

MILLY Private Shopping Event

MILLY Private Shopping Event

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Diller-Quaile String Quartet Recital

Diller-Quaile String Quartet Recital

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  The Diller-Quaile School of Music hosts several faculty concerts each academic year in the School’s beautiful Performance Space. These public concerts are free-of-charge and open to all. A reception with the artists follows each performance. Quartet-in-Residence of The Diller-Quaile … Continued

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Middle School Recital

Middle School Recital

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  Students in grades six through eight who have demonstrated a growing command of technique and musicianship in Student Concerts are invited to take part in these special recitals, where they perform a group of two works or movements. (For … Continued

Advanced Recital

Advanced Recital

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  Ninth through twelfth grade students who have demonstrated command of advanced repertoire in Student Concerts are invited to perform in Advanced Recitals. Students perform a group of pieces or a larger piece with several movements in these invitation-only recitals, … Continued

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Instrumental & Vocal Spring Concert

Instrumental & Vocal Spring Concert

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  Diller-Quaile’s large performance ensembles (Orchestra, Choruses, Reading Orchestra, and String Ensemble) come together for their final concert of the school year at Merkin Concert Hall (129 West 67th Street) on Monday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. There is a … Continued

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Adult Department Recital

Adult Department Recital

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Mt. Sinai Hospital Outreach Concert

Mt. Sinai Hospital Outreach Concert

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Through the Diller-Quaile/Mount Sinai Hospital Program (begun in 2003), the School shares music with the patients, staff, and visitors at Mount Sinai Medical Center. These concerts take place in the surgical registration and waiting area where the music is appreciated by … Continued

First Year Concert

First Year Concert

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  The first year of instrument or voice study is an exciting time. Playing Parties and special celebrations such as First Year Concerts offer welcoming first performance experiences for our beginning students. Students decide with their teacher when they are … Continued

Advanced Recital

Advanced Recital

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  Ninth through twelfth grade students who have demonstrated command of advanced repertoire in Student Concerts are invited to perform in Advanced Recitals. Students perform a group of pieces or a larger piece with several movements in these invitation-only recitals, … Continued

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First Year Concert

First Year Concert

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

  The first year of instrument or voice study is an exciting time. Playing Parties and special celebrations such as First Year Concerts offer welcoming first performance experiences for our beginning students. Students decide with their teacher when they are … Continued

Middle School Recital

Middle School Recital

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Students in grades six through eight who have demonstrated a growing command of technique and musicianship in Student Concerts are invited to take part in these special recitals, where they perform a group of two works or movements. (For … Continued

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Violin Festival

Violin Festival

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

  String Festivals bring students of all levels and ages together. Based on Shinichi Suzuki’s idea that students are motivated by hearing and performing with each other, advanced students play with and for the younger ones, providing support and a … Continued

Spring Chamber Ensembles Recital

Spring Chamber Ensembles Recital

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  The School’s student chamber ensembles come together for an evening of beautiful repertoire on Monday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Diller-Quaile’s Performance Space. There is a mandatory rehearsal for all ensembles preceding the recital.

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Cello Festival

Cello Festival

May 19 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

  String Festivals bring students of all levels and ages together. Based on Shinichi Suzuki’s idea that students are motivated by hearing and performing with each other, advanced students play with and for the younger ones, providing support and a … Continued

High School Certificate Program Graduation

High School Certificate Program Graduation

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  The High School Certificate Program is an intensive three-year program for advanced tenth through twelfth graders. Admission is by audition. The High School Certificate Program offers a rigorous and comprehensive music education for serious high school music students, which … Continued

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Instrumental & Vocal Open House and Information Session for Prospective Parents

Instrumental & Vocal Open House and Information Session for Prospective Parents

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  Diller-Quaile’s Instrumental and Vocal Department provides programs for beginning to advanced students in piano, strings, voice, woodwinds, percussion, and guitar. Students may enroll in a comprehensive program or weekly class instruction. Those entering the tenth grade may choose to audition for … Continued

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LAST DAY OF CLASSES

LAST DAY OF CLASSES

May 22

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Makeup Day from Snow Day on 1/27

Makeup Day from Snow Day on 1/27

May 26

EARLY CHILDHOOD INFORMATION Diller-Quaile was closed Tuesday, January 27 due to snow.  The makeup day for all Tuesday classes will be Tuesday, May 26. Please note that this makeup day is only for classes that normally meet on Tuesdays. Students … Continued

DATE CHANGE: Spring Party-in-the-Park Celebration

DATE CHANGE: Spring Party-in-the-Park Celebration

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  Join fellow enrolled Diller-Quaile families in Central Park’s East Meadow for a end-of-year celebration with music, arts & crafts, refreshments, and family fun! Please visit the Parents Association page to volunteer for the event. Please note this party was moved from Wednesday, … Continued

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