Welcome to the “Big Apple”! Consisting of five boroughs and home to over eight million people, New York is the most densely populated city in the United States. A leading global city, New York exerts a powerful influence over worldwide commerce, finance, culture, fashion, and entertainment. As host to the United Nations Headquarters, the city is also an important center for international affairs.
Some of the most talented performers in the world grace New York’s Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Broadway stages each year. The city has long been a thriving home for the jazz, rock, and blues genres, and it is the birthplace of hip hop, freestyle, and disco.
Perform in the city’s lovely venues, exchange with local ensembles, and meet people from across the country and abroad. There is something for everyone in the “city that never sleeps!” Enjoy a concert tour of New York City, and let yourself be immersed in all the city has to offer as you share your music with local people.