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About Bronx Arts Ensemble


The mission of the Bronx Arts Ensemble is to stimulate diverse Bronx communities through exceptional arts education and live performances.


  • Nourish constituents to embrace music and related arts
  • Advance culture through leadership and partnership
  • Maximize combined impact of education and performance programs
  • Help launch careers of emerging artists
  • Promote lifelong personal and community benefits of the arts to all

Each year we present over 50 live music programs to more than 50,000 people throughout the borough.

Michael Davidman Papo Vazquez Cardinal Theory Ricky Marrero Eliana Mendoza PS 1 Chamber Music with kids Valerie Capers

Nurturing great performers for over four decades

The Bronx’s ONLY professional chamber music group performs classics, contemporary composer arrangements, family-friendly shows, and  summer music in the parks. BAE enriches and entertains music lovers of all ages. Check out our calendar and plan to join us.


BAE comprises all instruments of the standard orchestra, performing as a small group or full symphony. We present over 100 concerts each season, reaching an annual audience of over 50,000.


BAE’s Live Music performance programs are inextricably linked to our vibrant Arts-In-Education (AiE) program that is the foundation of our creative Youth Development initiative



Fordham University
New York Botanical Garden
Lehman College
Pregones Theatre
Whitehall Club Ballroom
Hostos Center for Arts & Culture
Van Cortlandt Park
Pelham Bay Park
Bronx Heritage Music Center
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum