Music Forward @ Jones Beach Theater, a community partnership with Northwell Health, engages high schools and community partners across Long Island to provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to inspire personal and professional development and to prepare the next generation of music and live entertainment industry leaders.
The program offers graduating high school seniors interested in live music careers exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the iconic Jones Beach Theater through venue tours, educational workshops, and paid internships.
Behind-the-scenes experiences at the iconic 15,000-seat amphitheater will begin in June 2023. They will highlight a variety of careers that make live music possible as students consider career pathways within the industry.
The internship program will go further to bridge BIPOC youth to the music industry. Each week of the internship program will include hands-on training and job shadowing, mentorship from industry professionals, and workshops focused on career readiness. In addition, the program will highlight various careers associated with producing live music events, such as talent acquisition, venue operations, live production, marketing, ticketing, and more.
Youth are invited to connect passions to professions and explore the variety of careers that bring concerts to life. Join a free backstage venue tour that will spark discovery and map pathways to a dream career in the live music industry.
Paid internships are available for graduating high school seniors. Interns will receive hands-on training and job shadows in venue careers, mentorship from industry pros, and career readiness & wellness workshops.