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.
Tue, Mar 7, 7:30 pm SOLD OUT
Ecstatic Music Festival: Face the Music with Kronos Quartet
The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR
(44 Charlton St., Manhattan)
Featuring the celebrated Kronos Quartet and string quartets from Face the Music’s Kronos at Kaufman program.
Mon, Mar 13, 7 pm
(509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn)
Featuring new works by teens selected through Face the Music’s annual Call For Scores.
Wed, Apr 5, 7 pm
Brooklyn Raga Massive
Program and location TBA.
Sun, Apr 30, 2 pm
(Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens)
Featuring Face the Music Symphony and Kronos at Kaufman string quartets. Program TBA.
Mon, June 12, 7 pm
Solar Flare: 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 more TBA.
Sun, June 18, 6 pm
Season Finale Performance at Merkin Concert Hall
(129 W. 67th St.)
Face the Music Philharmonic performs the notoriously difficult “Son of Chamber Symphony” by John Adams. Also featuring Face the Music Symphony, Samurai Mama Big Band and Sound Bite Orchestra.
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.