Carnegie Hall is one of the nation’s most iconic music venues and is frequently added to New York trip itineraries by music directors. Give your students a chance to walk in the footsteps of many famous U.S. figures by including a Carnegie Hall performance tour, for your high school band.
The construction of the original Carnegie Hall was completed in 1891. Highlights of the building include it’s Renaissance-style exterior facade of terra cotta and ironspot brick.
Students tour several spaces within Carnegie Hall, including the Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage, the Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall, and the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall.
The historic venues have long attracted famous families such as the Rockefellers, Sloans, Whitneys, and Fricks to enjoy performances in the unique spaces. Carnegie Hall has also long been a venue for notable politicians, writers and intellectuals to speak. These speakers include people like Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain and Booker T. Washington.
Performance tours from beloved musicians round out Carnegie’s impressive list of performers. Musicians such as Tchaikovsky, Sergie Rachmanioff, Arthur Rubenstein, Itxhak Perlman and Yo Yo MA have appeared on the stages of Carnegie throughout it’s history.
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