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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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December Student Performances at Kaufman Music Center

Mark your calendars! Students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School, Special Music School and Face the Music youth new music ensemble are performing at Kaufman and all over NYC!

Concerts are in Ann Goodman Recital Hall and FREE unless...

Blood Orange Performs Sold-Out Benefit Concert for Opus 118 Harlem School of Music

On December 12, the performer Blood Orange – aka Devonté Hynes – will give two benefit performances at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater for Kaufman Music Center's partner Opus 118 Harlem School of Music. The proceeds from both concerts, which...

Special Music School Honored with Blackboard Award for Excellence in Education

Above: Special Music School students with principal Katherine Banucci-Smith

Kaufman Music Center
’s Special Music School has been selected to receive a 2015 Blackboard Award as part of this year’s celebration of schools of excellence in NYC. The...

Student, Faculty, Parent & Alumni News FALL 2015

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Please send an email to joan@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.

Photo above: SMS student Vian Wagatsuma performing in the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition Winners Showcase Concert at...

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos Receives National Guild Award

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos Receives 2015 National Guild Milestone Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate honors long-standing commitment to ensuring equitable access to quality arts education

Kaufman Music Center...

NEW VIDEO! Watch Tony Arnold at the Resonant Bodies Festival at Merkin Concert Hall

Watch soprano Tony Arnold perform Beat Furrer's "Lotófagos" and Thomas Adès's "Life Story" at the sold-out opening night of the 2015 Resonant Bodies Festival.

Read a New York Times review of this concert, which took place at Merkin Concert Hall...

Creating a New Culture for Classical Music: Teen Ensemble Face the Music Launches 10th Season

“There’s only one rule: Face the Music only performs work by living composers. The result is a subculture where Radiohead and Portishead cross-pollinate with Bartók and Dvořák, where orchestral music feels newly relevant as a medium of...

Advice from Virtuoso Violinist Joshua Bell

What would you ask virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell if you had the chance? Last spring, Special Music School students had an amazing opportunity to enjoy a special private performance at SMS High School and receive advice from one of the world’s...

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