Welcome to the website of Washington Heights Musical Society!

Washington Heights Musical Society, based in upper Manhattan, is a series of concerts and educational workshops inspired by music in history. The society’s mission is to promote professional musicians of Washington Heights and to enrich the musical offerings of the neighborhood.

Upcoming Events:

  • Sunday, January 25th at 3:00 PM

Happy 259th Birthday to Mozart!

  • Join Washington Heights Musical society celebrate with the Les Claires Duo: Kinga Augustyn, violin, with Alexandra Dunbar, harpsichord, and guest pianist Matthieu Cognet. The concert will feature works of the great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • Kids are especially welcome! Come hear a piece a of music that Mozart wrote when he was only six years old.
  • Meet the artists! W.H.M.S. will be hosting a wine-and-cheese reception with Kinga, Alexandra, and Matthieu.
  • The concerts in the W.H.M.S. series are always free. There is a suggested donation of $20, however nobody will be turned away at the door.



Mozart Sonata in C major for  Harpsichord and Violin, K 6

Mozart Adagio for Violin and accompaniment, K261. Cadenza by Dr. Augustyn

Mozart Fantasy in C minor for piano, K 475

Haydn Sonata for Harpsichord in F major, Hob. XVI/9

Corelli Variations on La Follia

Witold Roman Lutosławski Recitativo e Arioso



The construction of Holyrood Church’s current location was completed in the year 1914. Come celebrate the church building’s 100th year anniversary with amazing music.


All Concerts in the current season take place at the historic Holyrood Episcopal Church on 179th Street and Fort Washington Avenue.


If you are interested in performing at Holyrood Church, please contact us.

For more information about Dr. Alexandra Dunbar, W.H.M.S.’s director, click here.

For World of the Harpsichord and other educational classes (private and group lessons) please click here.