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Alumni

Welcome, alumni of Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School, Special Music School & Young Artist Program!

Whether you attended Special Music School, took instrument lesons or classes at Lucy Moses School, or participated in the Summer Musical Theater Workshop or Young Artist Program, we want to hear from you!

Please take a moment to complete the Alumni Information Form and return it to alumni@kaufman-center.org.

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SMS High School Senior Profile: Josh Kail

"Music has taught me to believe in myself.”

Violist Josh Kail, a senior at Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School High School (SMS), doesn’t remember exactly what first inspired him to pick up the violin as a second grader. But he...

Announcing the 2016-17 Luna Composition Lab Fellows

New Composition Mentorship Program for Teen Girls Addresses Gender Gap in the Field of Classical Music, Inspires Young Women to Compose

Kaufman Music Center and Luna Composition Lab founders Missy Mazzoli and Ellen Reid announce the 2016-17 Luna...

Special Music School Alumni Profile: Max Newman

“SMS was truly what made me the musician that I am today.”

Max Newman vividly remembers his first impressions of Special Music School as a first grader in 1996, the school’s first year. He loved the small, tight-knit community, the welcoming...

Student & Faculty News - Nov 2016

Special Music School


SMS is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! Click here for details.

On Nov 10, Special Music School High School vocal students opened for pop singer Daya at Lord & Taylor at an event celebrating the unveiling of...

Save the Date for #Giving Tuesday - Nov 29

Save the date!

Kaufman Music Center will be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back to your community. Last year, more than 45,000 organizations in 71 countries worldwide came together to celebrate generosity.

On...

Listen to Ecstatic Music Festival Performances On Demand

Launched in January 2011 with a seven-hour marathon featuring Buke and Gase, Missy Mazzoli, Nadia Sirota, Timo Andres and NOW Ensemble among many others, Kaufman Music Center's annual Ecstatic Music Festival has become known as “the alt-classical...

Thank You for Helping Us Meet the $1 Million Challenge!

In April 2015, Elaine and Henry Kaufman challenged Kaufman Music Center to raise $1 million in new and increased gifts over the next two years. The Kaufman family made this groundbreaking commitment to help us complete the Music Front & Center...

Special Music School Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Did you know that Special Music School is celebrating its 20th anniversary? In September 1996, the School opened with 30 students in Kindergarten and first grade. Today, SMS educates over 300 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, and its...

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