El Sistema@Rainey Performs with Black Violin at Cain Park, June 16, 8 pm

Posted on Jun 2, 2017

Our El Sistema@Rainey orchestra will open for musical phenomenon Black Violin on Friday, June 16 at 8 p.m. at Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater. This performance marks the first time our El Sistema musicians have performed with a major national touring act. Founded in 2011, El Sistema@Rainey provides 90 minutes of daily orchestra classes at Rainey […]

Marc A. Stefanski to receive Theodore J. Horvath Award at Glissando on 5.4.17

Posted on Feb 22, 2017

Please join us in honoring M A R C   A .   S T E F A N S K I Chairman, CEO and President of Third Federal Savings and Loan Rainey Institute is proud to present the 2017 Theodore J. Horvath Award to Mr. Stefanski at the organization’s annual benefit dinner, Glissando, in recognition of […]

Rainey’s Children’s Choir performs for MLK Day

Posted on Jan 18, 2017

Nearly a dozen free musical performances and educational activities were held around University Circle on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Among the performers were the Rainey Institute Children’s Choir at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History!  Watch their program!

Dancing Wheels and Rainey kids partner in “Bloom”

Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Dancing Wheels and Rainey kids partner in “Bloom”

On Jan 21, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., a collaborative performance between Dancing Wheels, Rainey Institute and In2ative, entitled “Bloom,” will be performed at Rainey Institute. Mary Verdi-Fletcher, executive director of Dancing Wheels, Cleveland’s premiere integrated dance troupe, conceived and organized the project that included our talented Rainey kids!  Read more!

2017 Summer Camp Registration is Now Open!

Posted on Jan 18, 2017

Rainey Institute’s 2017 Summer Arts Day Camp registration is officially open! Our camp, Visions of Hope, runs from June 12-July 21, 2017, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Activities include music, dance, drama, art, sewing, math, reading, field trips, water play, kickball, museums, visiting speakers and more!  Artists, instructors and trained teen counselors provide caring classes and activities […]

$1,000 Alexander McAfee College Scholarships – Apply Now!

Posted on Feb 23, 2016

Once again, Rainey Institute is offering up to three $1,000 college scholarships for Rainey alums who are enrolling in an accredited, non-profit, 4-year, undergraduate college program for the Fall of 2016. Apply Now!     Scholarship Details Scholarships:  Up to three $1,000 (non-renewable) scholarships for those who: Have participated in one or more classes at […]

ES@R Parents and Students Play Side by Side

Posted on Dec 15, 2015

In September, El Sistema@Rainey launched a new violin class for the parents of our ES@R musicians. Once a week for forty-five minutes, parents enrolled in the class would come to Rainey to learn the basics of violin-playing. This past Friday, after many months of hard work, they performed in front of their first audience and […]

Rainey Kids Count Their Blessings this Thanksgiving Holiday

Posted on Dec 3, 2015

Our students recently took part in a workshop conducted by the American Greetings Young Professionals Resource Network to create a “Thank List”.  This exercise captures exactly what Rainey means to our students and serves as a beautiful testament to our impact in the community. We give thanks, each day, for our dedicated teachers and the […]

American Greetings brings Halloween fun to Rainey Institute

Posted on Oct 17, 2015

Special thanks to the American Greetings Young Professionals Resource Network who spent their day with us here at Rainey. Our students decorated masks, ate candy, made art projects and played a pumpkin-picking game complete with fun prizes. Thank you American Greetings for all the special things you do for us throughout the year.

A Vote for Issue 8 is a Vote For Rainey

Posted on Oct 16, 2015

By renewing Issue 8, you will help secure arts funding for the next 10 years. You will join the effort that allows Cleveland to support thousands of jobs, attract millions of visitors, contribute hundreds of millions of dollars into our economy every year, enhance education, and instill pride in our residents. Please vote for Issue […]