Fundraising Events

Throughout the year, TBMS hosts fundraising events that celebrate the vibrancy of TBMS’s faculty, students, and community. All events help raise critical funds to support the school and its free and low-cost outreach programs. We hope to see you soon at one of the annual events below!

For more information on any event, including sponsorship information, please contact Development Manager Diane Couzens at or 212-753-8811 ext. 223.

Annual Charity Golf Invitational

Thank you to all of the golfers who attended the 4th Annual Turtle Bay Music School Charity Golf Invitational. We hope you had a wonderful time golfing at the Whippoorwill Club on such a beautiful, sunny day. We are thrilled to announce that we raised over $60,000! On behalf of all of us at TBMS, we are so grateful for your support that directly assists our school and community programs that make a positive impact on thousands of New Yorkers each year.

Click here to read the 4th Annual Turtle Bay Music School Charity Golf Invitational E-Journal.

Perform-A-Thon: Become a Corporate or Individual Sponsor!

Each year, TBMS students, faculty, community members, and supporters come together for a whole weekend of non-stop music making! Perform-A-Thon is the cornerstone of our annual fundraising campaign that supports TBMS and its free and low-cost music education programs and experiences to 5,000 New Yorkers a year such as: Public School Music Partnerships to over 3,000 New York City public school students; music residencies at senior community centers; free concerts and lectures led by our professional teaching artists, and long-term full-scholarship programs like the Saturday Music Project and SMP Alumni Program. This event also helps us continue to fulfill all financial aid requests to those with demonstrated need. To learn more about the 14th Annual Perform-A-Thon click here.

For sponsorship information, click here or email Diane Couzens at

Annual Benefit

Each year, TBMS hosts a benefit that helps raise critical funds to support the school and its free and low-cost community programs. This year’s event, SAMBA IN THE SKY, raised over $78,000! Thank you to all those who joined us at the Manhattan Penthouse.