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Bill Ochs, 1946-2016

Irish Arts Center misses dear friend and educator Bill Ochs, who taught with us for more than four decades.

A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 1:30 at All Souls Unitarian Church (79th & Lex.).


To read an instructor's bio, just click on his or her name below or click here for the full faculty.

If you need assistance placing your order, call 866-811-4111.



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Click HERE for information on our #GetLit campaign to support Irish Arts Center Book Day as we bring literature to life in New York City this St. Patrick’s Day! 

THE BILL OCHS SCHOLARSHIP FUND allows those in need to receive scholarships to participate in Irish Arts Center’s music education programs. The fund is made possible by a generous donor and is named in honor of our dearly departed friend and educator, Bill Ochs, who taught with us for more than four decades. A limited number of scholarships are available, for more information please contact

To learn more about contributing to the Bill Ochs Scholarship Fund please contact Adam Lamberg at 212-757-3318 x222 or

Members receive great benefits, including discounts on classes!



Winter Term in session now until March 24th


Classes on sale for members only February 6 – 16. Become a member and save $30 on every class you take!

Classes on sale to the public February 17

Registration deadline April 3

Classes begin the week of April 10th

Members receive great benefits, including discounts on classes! Did you know if you plan on taking two classes this year, your membership can pay for itself? Click here to become a member now and save $30 on a class!

A limited number of scholarships are available. Please contact to apply.

Please check location information to confirm where class is held. Not all classes are at Irish Arts Center.

Some classes require instruments. For information about instrument rentals and purchases, click here.


Refund Policy for Classes

For specific questions on classes, contact Irish Arts Center via email or call 212-757-3318

Please complete your registration form and register in any of the following ways:

By Mail
Mail your completed registration form to:
Irish Arts Center
c/o registration
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Please enclose credit card information or a check made payable to the Irish Arts Center.

By Fax
212-247-0930 Click here for a downloadable registration form

By Phone
With a credit card. Call 866-811-4111


Click here to become a member!

A limited number of scholarships are available for those in need. Please contact via email or call 212-757-3318 x214.

Box office phone 866-811-4111
Administrative office phone 212-757-3318 fax 212-247-0930
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