2016-17 Concert Season Schedule
Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music is the country's only youth ensemble dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers.
NEW VIDEO! Click here to watch Face the Music & Kronos Quartet at The Greene Space on March 7.
Sat, Apr 29, 12 pm
Young Composers' El Puente Showcase
Sun, Apr 30, 2 pm
(Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens)
Face the Music Symphony and Kronos at Kaufman string quartets perform music by Face the Music composer-performers.
Fri, May 12, 5-8 pm
Teens Take the Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
FTM ensembles perform works by Aleksandra Vrebalov, John King, Marcelo Zarvos and FTM student Abe Gold in The Met's Balcony Bar.
Wed, May 17, 7 pm
Brooklyn Raga Massive
(Art Cafe, 884-886 Pacific St., Brooklyn)
Mon, June 12, 7:30 pm
Solar Flare Meets Luna Lab: New Music by Women Composers
Roulette (509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn)
Featuring world premieres of three new works by teen composers selected to participate in the inaugural year of Luna Composition Lab, a new program for young women composers. The program also includes works by established composers, including Missy Mazzoli's "Still Life with Avalanche" and Julia Wolfe's "Tell Me Everything."
Sun, June 18, 6 pm
Season Finale Performance at Merkin Concert Hall
(129 W. 67th St.)
Face the Music performs the notoriously difficult “Son of Chamber Symphony” by John Adams. plus music by Angélica Negrón, Michael Gordon, Snarky Puppy and student composer-performers.
Wed, June 21, time & location TBA
Make Music New York
Face the Music’s Sound Bite Orchestra and Samurai Mama Big Band take part in the annual free musical celebration across NYC that takes place on the longest day of the year.