7eventytwo is a space for art exhibitions, performance, film screenings and provides an opportunity for teens to meet / work with professional artists, filmmakers, and fellow musicians. A new direction in music and arts programming 7eventytwo is a teen only space housed in TriBeCa. 7eventytwo is the brain child of The Church Street School for Music and Art, a downtown family institution for the past 20 plus years.

Z Behl is an artist, curator, native TriBeCan and co-founder / program director of 7eventytwo. A graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, Z has worked collaboratively with Court 13 production company on acclaimed independent short and feature films, including Sundance and Cannes award winning film Beasts of the Southern Wild. As an artist, Z’s solo show Battle for Lagniappe was extensively covered in the Wall Street Journal, and she showed work in Come Together Sandy, Jerry Saltz's pick for #1 best show of 2013.
Born and raised in Boston, Sam has been playing in rock bands since the age of 12. He graduated from Reed College in Portland Oregon in 2011, and went on to work at non-profit community arts center Zumix in Boston. Sam‘s primary instrument is the guitar, but he is well versed in piano, bass and drums as well. For 7eventytwo, Sam books and runs sound for our Teen Rock Shows and leads the hit workshop Band Factory, a collaborative song writing project.
Leah Hennessey is the newest member of the 7eventytwo family. She is a a writer, performer and musician from the Upper West Side. Leah is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, and more memorably, Bard High School Early College.
Co-founder and program director of 7eventytwo, Azikiwe is an artist and active member of the TriBeCa community. A graduate of Bard College, Azikiwe has been freelancing in New York for the past 8 years.