Issue 5 | January 31, 2019
Sound Thinking NYC is a program of the CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment in partnership with NY is Music.
Application for Sound Thinking NYC's
2019 Summer Intensive is live!
Want to find out more?

Check out the video above & visit

Access the application:  
and share this flyer with interested students! Application is also available on our website in printable form.

Participants of the "Composing Your Pitch & Portfolio in the Digital Age" workshop on January 12 (Photo by Paola C. Messina)
Kailee-Jade Berrios (STNYC '18)
Sound Thinker Kailee-Jade Berrios reflects on the Composing Your Pitch & Portfolio in the Digital Age workshop! The session was held at the CAT office in Midtown on January 12th, lead by Actor-Teachers Temesgen Tocruray and Jennifer Gil.
Paola C. Messina
 / Project Manager STNYC
What is a synthesizer? Learn about chameleon of the music-making world!
Michelle Tibois
/CUNY Service Corps
Strategies for self-care: celebrating a new year and a new you!
(Photos: Album covers for "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Kicker")
Jasmin Bota (STNYC '18) and Clara O'Connell (STNYC '18) pick up where they left off in their 2018 music review column with thoughts on the Bohemian Rhapsody soundtrack and Zella Day's 2015 release "Kicker"!
*Below are college and music scholarship opportunities for which you can apply!
Scholarship Central
Davidson Fellows Scholarships are prestigious awards for young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work in fields such as music, technology, science, literature, and many others. For more information on the application process and requirements, click here .

YouthBridge-NY is currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2019-2021 Fellowship Class. Do you know of any 10th graders interested in learning about diversity and issues affecting NYC? For more information, click here .

Applications are due by March 15, 2019

CAT Youth Theatre Presents: "Blood"
February 22, 23, 24 & 26
March 1, 2, & 3

Catch a performance of the Youth Theatre's original show at the Baruch Performing Arts Center! If you're interested in attending, please contact a CAT representative via e-mail.
Lincoln Center Education
College + Career Fair
Sunday, March 24

The 2019 College + Career Fair held by Lincoln Center Education connects high school students to colleges, conservatories and opportunities in the creative industries!

We're always hoping to expand our network. If you'd like to join us in our mission to promote gender equity in the music industry or would like to participate in our events and workshops, e-mail us.
To learn more about the program, visit
If you'd like to submit news or reflections for future newsletters, e-mail us
Ah-Keisha McCants, Project Director | CUNY-CAT Sound Thinking NYC | 212.652.2832 | Email | Website

Photography, unless otherwised noted, by Krista Fogle and Gabriela I. Garcia of the Creative Arts Team