15-year-old pianist Jason Cordero at the Herald Square station. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dozens Audition For MTA’s ‘Music Under New York’ Program

About 70 soloists and groups will be given five minutes to impress a panel of judges for a chance to perform in the New York City transit system.


MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design held the 25th annual auditions for the Music Under New York program on May 16, 2012, at Grand Central Terminal. (credit Photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin)

70 Acts Vie For Spot In MTA’s Music Under New York Program

The acts were judged on quality, variety, and appropriateness for the mass transit environment.


MUNY: Salieu Suso (credit: CBS 2)

MUNY: Salieu Suso

CBS 2 celebrated subway musicians with the Music Under New York concert series. Now we wrap it all up with a man who plays a very unique instrument.