Apollo Education

The Apollo Theater Education Program extends the Apollo’s commitment to enhancing the life of the community. MORE


Trombonist and Columbia University Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, Chris Washburne leads this conversation on Harlem’s Afro Latin Jazz music. We’ll explore the roots of Afro Latin Jazz and some of the key musicians and shrines where the music flourished in Harlem.  MORE



The Apollo Theater is grateful to the following donors whose major support helps to make possible our Education Programs: 





Additional support for Apollo Education programs provided by the Bay and Paul Foundations, Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, General Motors Foundation, Insperity, the QBE Foundation and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The Apollo's annual season is made possible by lead support from The Coca-Cola Company, JPMorgan Chase & Co., The Parsons Family Foundation, the Ronald O. Perelman Family Foundation, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, Reginald Van Lee New Works Fund, the Ford Foundation Fund for Global Programs, Time Warner, Bloomberg Philanthropies, JoAnn Price, Folonari Wines, the Apollo Board of Directors and many other generous donors. 

Lead annual support is also provided by public funds from the City of New York Theater Subdistrict Council and the New York City Regional Economic Development Council, with additional funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.