Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts | Kids Out and About Westchester

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and wonderful moments with friends and family. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.

Let’s inspire the next generation of young musicians!

Geared toward middle school and high school music classes, our Student Strings program builds music literacy and confidence through in-class workshop intensives, discussions, and live performances.

Student Strings

To help middle and high school music students strengthen their understanding of chamber music, we bring professional musicians into the schools to provide in-classroom instruction through performance and clinics with hands on coaching. The musicians who participate are part of our Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence program, an annual residency program at Caramoor for professional chamber groups that focuses on mentoring, performance and education.

Music and culture enrich kids lives.

Elementary & Secondary School Programs.

Our Schools & Kids programs focus on making the arts and creativity integral to the educational process. We work with thousands of school children each year, many from underserved schools, and help them open their eyes, ears, and minds through exposure to music and culture.

We offer three programs: Chinese Arts & Culture; A Day in the Renaissance; and What’s in a House? Led by a team of teaching artists and musicians, these curriculum-based programs make full use of Caramoor, offering students and teachers opportunities to interact with our gardens, grounds, greenhouse, performance spaces and historic Rosen House. Read through the program descriptions for a sense of what a field trip to Caramoor looks like for a class of young learners!




Grades 2-12 come to Caramoor for educational field trips, and Caramoor goes to middle schools and high schools for hands-on music instruction. These programs, geared toward public schools in the area, are interdisciplinary and interactive.


149 Girdle Ridge Road
Katonah, NY, 10536
United States



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Livestream Concerts

Join us as we bring you a variety of musical experiences. All safely in your own home!

Late Elementary School
Middle School
High School