Music Under NY auditions

it's that time of year again to audition for the Music Under New York Program. Applications must be in by March 24th.  This is a once a year event.

MTA Music Under New York
Auditions Application

Download the Call for Performers Application and submission guidelines.

Submissions must be completed by midnight on Friday, March 24, 2017.

NOTE: you do not have to be in this program to legally busk in NYC. You need to be informed of the simple to follow rules of condct. Please check out my page Busker Info In NYC to get useful information on busking in NYC.

Music Under New York auditions

The application deadline for the annual MUNY auditions is now closed for 2015. Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s MUSIC UNDER NEW YORK (MTA/MUSIC) program will hold its twenty-eighth annual Auditions in Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. 

MUSIC UNDER NEW YORK is one of many visual and performing arts programs managed by the MTA’s Arts & Design office. MTA/MUSIC schedules over 7,500 concerts annually in 31 subway and rail stations around New York. MTA/MUSIC performers, selected through the annual Auditions, are among New York’s most talented musicians.

The Inspiration Project: Official Selection at Chain Film Festival

I am really excited to share that my The Inspiration Project series episode Music Under New York auditions 2013, and my short film The Inspiration Project are both official selections in the Chain NYC Film Festival. Check out my screenings:

Aug 4th, 8pm and August 14th, 9pm

Chain NYC Film Fest - 21-28 45 Rd Long Island City, NY 11101 Get Directions

Special thanks to all those who have stepped in front of my camera to answer, "What's your Inspiration?" I look forward to sharing your moving and uplifting answers with these two film selections. 

image by Nousha Salimi

image by Nousha Salimi

For those who can't make the screenings, I will post the edited Film Festival Selections after the first screening date and you can rate the films on the festival website even if you can't make it to the theater. 

Thanks for all your love and support and see you in the subways. 

Picked from hundreds of submissions from all over the world, The Chain NYC Film Festival is presenting 108 films. From short documentaries to full length narratives and web series; encompassing work from filmmakers in Australia, Belgium, France, UK as well as our own Long Island City; an innovative and diverse set of topics is curated in thematic groups, featuring both indie actors on the brink of stardom as well as actors such as Academy Award Nominee Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Louis Lombardi (The Sopranos), Nicholas Brendon (Xander from Buffy), and the debut lead performance of 2014 Miss Golden Globes, Sosie Bacon (Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick’s daughter).
Films will be presented on a rotating schedule from August 4 through August 17.Tickets are $10 for all performances. For more information please