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Plan Your Visit


 

New for our 5th season, our concerts will take place in two different locations at two different times.

Friday Concerts •Saturday Concerts

 

Friday Concerts
(Various Locations)

Address: George Washington Educational Campus, 549 Audubon Ave, New York, NY 10040

Transportation Options

By Subway: Take the 1 Train to the 191st Street Stop, take the elevators up. After exiting the elevators, it is a short 5 minute walk to the campus. It is also possible to take the A Train, walk east and take the 191 Street Tunnel that connects to the elevators up to St. Nicolas Ave.
*Please check the MTA maintenance schedule, as weekend construction occurs regularly.

By Bus:
Take the M3 Bus to St. Nicolas Ave / 190th Street. From there, it is a short 3 minute walk to the campus.

Parking: There are no nearby parking garages. We recommend you try to find parking on the street.

Accessibility

The Educational Campus is wheel-chair accessible.

 

Our Saviours Atonement Lutheran Church

Address: 178 Bennett Ave, New York, NY 10040

Transportation Options

Subway: A Train to 190th Street (Cloister's stop), take tunnel (not the elevator) to Bennett Avenue, go south to 189th Street. OR #1 Train to 191st Street, take tunnel (not the elevator) to Broadway, go south to 189th St. & west one block to Bennett Ave.

Bus:
M100 & Bx7 to Broadway at 189th Street, walk west one block to Bennett Avenue OR M4 bus to 187th Street, walk east down stairs continuing to Bennett Avenue, walk north to 189th Street

Parking:
The nearest paid parking lot is located on the east side of Broadway between 187th and 189th Street.

Educational Campus exterior.

Educational Campus exterior.

 
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Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Fort Washington Collegiate Church

Saturday Concerts

Address: Fort Washington Collegiate Church, 729 West 181st Street, New York, New York, 10033. 

The entrance is located at the corner of West 181st Street and Fort Washington Avenue (through the gates).

 

Transportation Options

By Subway: 
The closest MTA subway station is the 181st street A Train Station, followed by the 181st Street 1 Train Station.
*Please check the MTA maintenance schedule, as weekend construction occurs regularly.

By Bus: 
Take the M4 and M5 city buses to 181st street stop. 

Parking: 
Metropolitan Parking Garage
4168 Broadway, New York, NY 10033

Alliance Parking
4320 Broadway, New York, NY 10033

Accessibility

Accessible Entrances: The entrance at the corner of 181st Street and Fort Washington is wheel chair accessible. 
Elevator Service: Elevators are located within Fort Washington Collegiate Church to
access restrooms.


What to Expect

What to Wear: WHCO is a neighborhood concert-going experience and we wish you to come as you are! No fancy dress required.
When to arrive: Our concert hall can get quite full and seating is general admission, so it is recommended that you arrive 15-20 minutes before the concert begins. 
If You're Late: We understand that transportation in New York can be hectic - especially on the weekends. Even if you know you will arrive late, you will always be welcome! However, in order to create a more enjoyable concert-going experience for the audience and orchestra members, if you arrive late an usher will seat you between movements. Until then, you are requested to listen from the entry. Thank you for your consideration. 
When to Clap: Applause at classical music performances is traditionally more than welcome at the conclusion of the work. If you are unsure about when you should applaud or participate in a performance, a good rule of thumb is to follow the lead of other audience members.

Neighborhood Guide

Recreation & Culture
The Cloisters & Fort Tryon Park - a pleasant walk or bus ride up Fort Washington Ave.