Face the Music
Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music is the country's only youth ensemble dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers.
BE A PART OF FACE THE MUSIC! Registration for the 2016-17 season is now open to young musicians between the ages of 8 and 18. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Lucy Moses School Registrar at 212 501 3360.
This season, Face the Music has performed at Merkin Concert Hall, Queens Museum, Roulette and the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris as well as the SONiC Festival, MATA Jr. Festival and Ecstatic Music Festival. In residence at Kaufman Music Center, the 200+ member Face the Music premiered works by composers Andy Didorenko, Justine Chen and Neil Rolnick as well as 34 new pieces by the ensemble’s own members, who range in age from 11 to 18. Their repertoire for the 2015-16 season also included works by Steve Reich, Mark Mellits, Llova, George Crumb, Maria Schneider, Tamar Muskal, Nina C. Young and Augusta Read Thomas.
Vasudevan Panicker, Face the Music Director
Ian Munro, Face the Music Managing Director
Support Face the Music! Call 212 501 3350 or donate online.