*** The church is currently moving toward a full renovation of its buildings in calendar year 2017. therefore East Bank Music series and program is currently on hiatus. Please read below to learn about our arts program. We will be up and running with vigor to surpass our new space in late 2017.
East Bank Music is a music series offered by the Church of the Ascension in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.The Church of the Ascension strives to be a place of engagement for the arts and all else that nurtures life, and creative vibrancy. Under the Church’s generous auspices, East Bank Music aims to enrich the wider community of Greenpoint by representing the musical genres thriving in the neighborhood while offering a performance and rehearsal space for independent musical artists. The hope is to bring together members of the Church, Greenpoint residents, and audiences from across the city.
Weeknight concerts focus on experimental genres and new sounds from the contemporary folk, jazz, and classical worlds while Sunday afternoon community concerts highlight mainstays of the classical repertoire. A dedication to original composition and interpretation unites the wide array of performers presented as part of the series.East Bank Music and the Church of the Ascension support local businesses, and all are welcome. All shows are $10 suggested donation. Concerts are organized by Julia Den Boer and Jude Webre, for submissions and information email music at ascension.org