Kaufman Music Center Email Updates


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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PROFILE: Aurora Celestin, 2016 Lucy Moses School Graduate

This spring, Aurora Celestin had a problem most high school seniors would envy: Which college should she choose after receiving acceptance letters from Harvard, Columbia, Barnard, Smith, Wellesley, Swarthmore, Fordham, Vassar, Sarah Lawrence, The...

Special Events & Offers for Friends of Kaufman Music Center

Ilan Lev Method Introductory Workshop

Sep 6- 9 & 11, 10 am-5 pm
Kaufman Music Center (129 W. 67th St.)

Price: $800
The Ilan Lev Method works with improving human capabilities and removal of functional difficulties. It solves issues concerning...

Student, Faculty & Parent News - Summer 2016


Piano students of Catherine FabianDavin Khan (age 9), Aidan Khan (age 12), Chenghiz Chakmak (age 11) and Sean Zhang (age 15) – participated in the Long Island Music Teachers Association Music Festival on June 12. All four...

Lydia Kontos in the Huffington Post: How to Prevent the Summer Slide in Music Learning

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos weighs in on how to keep kids engaged with music during the summer, when routines are often disrupted, and how to think differently about their learning.

Click here to read the full article.

Congratulations to the 2016 Lucy Moses School Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2016 Graduates!

Many of this year’s 20 graduating seniors have been making music at Kaufman Music Center since early childhood. We’re sad that they’re leaving us, but excited about all the adventures they have to look...

Highlights from the 2016 Gala

Kaufman Music Center’s Annual Gala took place at The Edison Ballroom on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Center was proud to honor longtime supporter Solange Landau with the Patron Award and conductor David Robertson with the Creative Arts Award. At...

Discovery Day 2016 - June 21

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

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 3:30-6:30 pm, FREE
Ages 4+
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th St. on NYC's Upper West Side


PROFILE: Special Music School Vocalist Kiana Lilly

15-year-old Kiana Lilly is having a really good spring so far. The talented 10th grader, a Harlem resident and vocal major at Special Music School High School, recently won SMS High School’s first ever Concerto Competition and, on May 6, performed...

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