Issue 6 | February 27, 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.
STNYC Launches CUNY College Now Courses in Music Technology!
We are happy to announce that Sound Thinking's College Now "Introduction to Music Technology" courses at Brooklyn College and Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema kicked off with a total of 37 students, in co-ed cohorts.

Thank you Jonathan Zalben, Angela Piva, Teo Beauchamp, and Leah Shaw for dedicating your time, care and expertise!
Lucie Bernheim (STNYC '18) reflects on this year's Grammy nominees and the significance of the Recording Academy's gender-inclusive initiatives and attitudes.
Apply now for STNYC's
2019 Summer Intensive!

Access the application   and share our flyer with interested students!

The application is also available on
our website in printable form.

Paola C. Messina
 / Project Manager STNYC
Another list - this time of favorite books on music, musicians, and sound!
Michelle Tibois
/CUNY Service Corps
Strategies for self-care during Black History Month and the month of love!
(Photos: Album covers for "Vukovi" and "Thank U, Next")
Jasmin Bota (STNYC '18) reviews Ariana Grande's highly anticipated new album "Thank U, Next" and Clara O'Connell (STNYC '18) speaks to Vukovi's anthemic rock in their self-tilted debut.
*Below are college and music scholarship opportunities for which you can apply!
Scholarship Central
Distinguished Young Women of New York City is part of a national program that promotes and rewards leadership and talent in young women. Participation is free and tuition scholarships are awarded. For more information, 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"
March 1, 2, & 3

Catch a performance of the CAT Youth Theatre's original show at the Baruch Performing Arts Center! If you're interested in attending, please contact a CAT staff members and RSVP.
Guitar Mash
Teen Songwriter Circle March 1, April 5, May 3 & June 7 / 5:30pm - 8pm

Teens, mark your calendars for these free monthly songwriting workshops with Guitar Mash ! No experience necessary. Guitar optional. Sign up for the March 1 event here .
Lincoln Center Education
College + Career Fair
Sunday, March 24

The Fair connects students to opportunities in the creative industries! STNYC Project Director Ah-Keisha McCants & Project Manager Paola Messina will be leading a workshop at the event.

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