Our students got into Mark Twain!

This January a new generation of students has auditioned for Mark Twain Middle School for Gifted & Talented, among them young musicians that have been trained at DEA. We share a common goal with this unquestionably one of the greatest schools in NYC – to educate and encourage uniqueness. Our schools share a common goal:…

Our teacher Ali Puskulcu just won an award!

We would like to congratulate our teacher Ali Puskulcu on winning the 2016 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award. The ASCAP Foundation has been supporting musicians and encouraging their work through music education since 1975. The ASCAP Foundation Young Composer Award was founded in 1979 to annually reward the best concert music composers under…