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July 19-20, 2024: PMN-NYC Mid-Summer Convergence (Fri + Sat) - IN-PERSON

  • 07/19/2024
  • 6:00 PM
  • 07/20/2024
  • 9:00 PM
  • Henry Winston Unity Hall (HWUH), 235 West 23rd Street, New York, NY (Between 7th & 8th Ave.)

Registration

  • If the low-income rate is a hardship, you may choose this option and pay at least $45, which covers the cost of food and printing. Consider scaling up on the next screen under "Scale up for accessibility!"
  • If the low-income rate is a hardship, you may choose this option and pay at least $50, which covers the cost of food and printing. Consider scaling up on the next screen under "Scale up for accessibility!"
  • Use the registration code, "convergence", to access this option. On the form, you can still pay part of the fee if you want to. Pay nothing for a full scholarship. Contact Ben Grosscup, scholarships@peoplesmusic.org, with any questions.

Register


Register IN PERSON

FULL PROGRAM DETAILS:  Read about the workshops and schedule for the PMN-NYC Mid-Summer Convergence.

EVENT ACCESS:  When you register for the PMN-NYC Mid-Summer Convergence as "IN PERSON", you receive Friday Dinner, Saturday lunch and Saturday Dinner, and you receive a name tag and registration packet when you arrive at the door.  Additionally, you receive access to Zoom Meeting info for the livestreamed portions of the event plus video recordings of the recorded sessions.

VIRTUAL ROUND ROBIN, FRIDAY: IN-PERSON Registrants are invited to perform in the Hybrid Round Robin @PMN-NYC Mid-Summer Convergence on the night of Friday, July 19.  You may perform in person or on Zoom.  To do so, you must register for your Round Robin performance slot using this form.

IN PERSON SATURDAY NIGHT COLLABORATIVE CONCERT: In-person registrants are also invited to perform in the Saturday Night Collaborative Concert.  Priority will be given to new members, participating ensembles, and collaborative performances that come out of the participatory workshops during the morning and afternoon.

REGISTRATION POLICY: PMN aims to keep gatherings accessible to all while sustaining the organization financially.  Please register ahead of time to give us accurate meal counts for our caterer.  Payment at the time of registration is preferable.  However, you may also pre-register online and create an invoice to be paid in person when you arrive at registration (check or cash) or by mail (check).

  • Cancellations by Friday, July 12, 2024 will be fully refunded.  Cancellations between July 13 and July 19 will incur a $5 service fee. Cancellations after July 19 will not be refunded except in the case of illness.  

  • Donating to the PMN Scholarship Fund helps keep PMN accessible. Thank you!

  • Volunteer Shifts:  There are a number of areas where we need volunteer help, including set up and clean up.  We will have sign up sheets for volunteer opportunities at the registration table. 

REGISTRATION RATE TABLE:

  Base Rate With PMN Member Discount
Standard Price 115 100
Low Income Price 75 60
Solidarity Price 155 140
Financial hardship/Pay what you can*  50  45  

* If choosing this option, joining PMN as a member is specifically encouraged.  Note that dues cost reductions are available upon request.

DISCOUNTS AND FINANCIAL AID:

  • Membership Discount: PMN members receive an $10 discount on the cost of registration.

  • Financial Aid: We don’t turn anyone away for lack of funds. If you can’t afford to pay the "low-income rate", please contact <pmn@peoplesmusic.org> to request a cost reduction.  Please state what you can afford.  PMN incurs a direct cost of $50 per person to cover food, rent, and printing for the convergence.  This doesn't include indirect costs for year-round operations.

  • The Matt Jones Scholarship Fund (MJSF): This Fund fosters a multi-racial and inter-generational artistic and political community at PMN by providing registration and partial travel stipends to young people and people of color.  Scholarship applicants may request up to $50 in travel stipends (on a reimbursement basis) by contacting Ben Grosscup at scholarships@peoplesmusic.org.  To access the scholarship on the registration form, select option "5. Financial Aid/Scholarship/Special" and enter the registration code, "convergence" .  On the form, you can still pay part of the fee.  Pay nothing for a full scholarship.  (Click here for more info about MJSF).

  • For questions about registration, contact Ben Grosscup <ben.grosscup@peoplesmusic.org>.

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