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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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Kate Sheeran to Succeed Lydia Kontos as Executive Director of Kaufman Music Center

Dear Friends,

It is with great pleasure that I am writing to announce that my successor has been appointed by Kaufman Music Center’s Board of Trustees. I am honored to have the opportunity to share this news with you.

The Board has appointed...

Meet Sirena Beard-Galati, composer & Special Music School 11th grader

Sirena Beard-Galati is an 11th grader at Special Music School, where she studies composition. She says: “Through practicing your craft you start to discover your voice. It’s very important for children and growing teenagers to be surrounded by...

New York Times Features Kaufman’s Youth New Music Ensemble Face the Music

Read about Kaufman Music Center's acclaimed youth new music ensemble Face the Music in the New York Times!

View the full article.

Adventurous young musicians age 12-18 are invited to be part of Face the Music! Get registration info.

Q&A with 2018 Luna Composition Lab Fellow Helen Lyons

Composer, pianist and violinist Helen Lyons, age 15, lives in New York City. Her Luna Lab mentor is composer Tamar Muskal.

You can hear Face the Music perform Helen's work in NYC this month!
Mon, June 4, 7 pm - Roulette
Wed, June 6, 7 pm -...

Q&A with 2018 Luna Composition Lab Fellow Maya Miro Johnson

Composer, conductor, and violinist Maya Miro Johnson, age 17, lives in Salt Lake City. Maya’s Luna Lab mentor is composer Kristin Kuster.

You can hear Face the Music perform Maya's work in NYC this month!
Mon, June 4, 7 pm - Roulette
Wed, June...

View Photos from Kaufman Music Center’s 2018 Gala

Kaufman Music Center’s 2018 Gala honored the legacy of long-time Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos and raised a record-breaking $1 million in support of Kaufman’s music education programs.

The event, which took place on...

Sneak Peek - Ailyn Pérez’s Gala Performance

With only a few days left until our annual Gala, the Kaufman Music Center community is eagerly preparing for what is sure to be a very memorable evening.

This year, we are excited to be honoring our Executive Director, Lydia Kontos, who has...

Discovery Day Instrument Petting Zoo - June 6


Sample a menagerie of musical instruments with expert faculty at NYC's largest community music school!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 3:30-6:30 pm, FREE
Ages 4 and up
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music...

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