7

Partner Schools

We partner with 7 schools in Newark & Jersey City.

5,000

Free Lessons

We deliver 5,000 free voice lessons in Newark & Jersey City every year.

10

Mentors

ArtSmart is working with 10 mentors in Newark & Jersey City.

ArtSmart currently works with the following schools in Newark & Jersey City:

East Side HS, Newark

Filipe Dos Santos 
School Ambassador

Legendary jazz singer Sarah Vaughan attended East Side HS.

Visit school website

Address:
238 Van Buren Street, Newark, NJ 07105, USA

Hawkins Street School, Newark

Megan Namnama 
School Ambassador

At Hawkins, all students practice weekly yoga in the classroom as part of a program offered by the Newark Yoga Movement.

Visit school website

Address:
8 Hawkins Street, Newark, NJ 07105, USA

Abington HS, Newark

Loren Fortna 
School Ambassador

Abington has proudly embraced STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) as a core part of the curriculum.

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Address:
209 Abington Avenue, Newark, NJ 07107, USA

Barringer HS, Newark

Thomas Wilson  
School Ambassador

William Brennan, former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, graduated from Barringer.

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Address:
90 Parker Street, Newark, NJ 07104, USA

University HS, Newark

Kathleen Singh  
School Ambassador

Grammy Award winning recording R&B artist Faith Evans attended University, and even sang in the jazz band.

Visit school website

Address:
55 Clinton Place, Newark, NJ 07108, USA

Frank R Conwell Middle School, Jersey City

Lisa Santiago  
School Ambassador

Frank Conwell is among the most diverse public middle schools in all of New Jersey.

Visit school website

Address:
107 Bright St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA

Rafael Cordero No. 37 Elementary School, Jersey City

Derek Stanton  
School Ambassador

Cordero is located down the road from Liberty State Park, which boasts a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Visit school website

Address:
158 Erie St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA

SCHOOL EVENTS 

Every year ArtSmart organizes a Mid-Year and End of Year Concert at each of our schools – find out more details about these concerts and other upcoming ArtSmart events in this region.

Mid-Year Concert

Our Mid-Year Concerts are a great opportunity for our students to demonstrate their talent, build on their performance techniques and have fun in the process. We invite you to support our talented ArtSmart students with a suggested $10 donation at the door. Make an inquiry with our Regional Leader to request more details and reserve a seat.

East Side HS, Newark
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Hawkins Street School, Newark
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Abington HS, Newark
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Barringer HS, Newark
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University HS, Newark
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Frank R Conwell Middle School, Jersey City
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Rafael Cordero No. 37 Elementary School, Jersey City
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

End of Year Concert

Our show-stopping End of Year Concerts celebrate the progress and talent of our ArtSmart students, giving them the spotlight to express their vocal development and gain further performance experience. We invite you to enjoy our End of Year Concerts with a suggested $10 donation at the door. Make an inquiry with our Regional Leader to request more details and reserve a seat.

East Side HS, Newark
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

Hawkins Street School, Newark
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

Abington HS, Newark
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

Barringer HS, Newark
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

University HS, Newark
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

Frank R Conwell Middle School, Jersey City
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

Rafael Cordero No. 37 Elementary School, Jersey City
Date TBC – reserve your seat now

OUR MENTORS

Meet our mentors that work with schools and students in this region.

ArtSmart mentor Nate Mattingly

Nate Mattingly

Newark
ArtSmart mentor Michelle Trovato

Michelle Trovato

Jersey City
ArtSmart mentor Maria Lindsey

Maria Lindsey

New York City & Newark
ArtSmart mentor Claire Kuttler

Claire Kuttler

New York City & Jersey City
Chad Armstrong – ArtSmart Regional Leader New York & New Jersey and Mentor

Chad Armstrong

New York & New Jersey
ArtSmart mentor Agnes Kalinowski

Agnes Kalinowski

Newark

Support an ArtSmart Mentor this year

Our mentors are the catalyst for change and success for our students – find out how you can help support a mentor.

Support a mentor