“Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” Leonard Bernstein

The Friends of Music are the Cathedral’s partners in elevating, inspiring, and uplifting audiences across New York and all over the world through their support of music:

  • Sacred music from a variety of traditions that brings us into the presence of the divine
  • Great Music in a Great Space that presents world-class compositions and artists in the incomparable setting of the world’s largest Gothic cathedral
  • Choral music education for young singers through the Chorister and Schola Cantorum programs

Friends of Music help award-winning Maestro Kent Tritle attract the most talented musicians and singers, as well as to bring innovative musical experiences to Cathedral audiences. Friends of Music members receive invitations to special talks and receptions with Maestro Tritle and other luminaries from the music world.

Please click here to donate and choose "Friends of Music Program" in the designation drop-down menu.