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Staff

Lydia Kontos
Executive Director, Kaufman Music Center
212 501 3312
Bio

Kathy Hubbard, Chief Administrative Officer 
212 501 3315

Catherine Ganley, Chief Operating Officer
212 501 3321

Kathy Karpinski, Executive Assistant to Lydia Kontos
212 501 3312

Aisha Khansia, Human Resources Administrator
212 501 3322
 



Merkin Concert Hall
 

Amy Roberts Frawley, Director, Merkin Concert Hall
212 501 3343

David Bridges, Booking Manager
212 501 3345

Ben Young, Production Manager
212 501 3354

Dan Erbland, Box Office Manager
212 501 3344

Margaret Evans, Program Coordinator
212 501 3347

Jenny Liao, Head House Manager
 



Lucy Moses School
 

Igal Kesselman, Director, Lucy Moses School
212 501 3363
Bio

Alicia Andrews, Assistant Director and Adult Division Manager
212 501 3362

Scott Taylor, Young People's Division Manager
212 501 3367

Sean Hartley, Director, Theater@Kaufman; Dalcroze Program Coordinator
212 501 3366

Malaika Alvaro, Registrar/Administrative Associate
212 501 3365

Naomi Guzman-Bensdon, Registrar/Administrative Associate
212 501 3368

Danny Rivera, Billing Associate
212 501 3364

Ken Ossip, Administrative Assistant
212 501 3327
 



Special Music School (P.S. 859)
 

Igal Kesselman
Music Director, Special Music School
212 501 3363
Bio

Sandra Noreen, Dean of Music, K-8
212 501 3316

Andrew Copper, Dean Of Music, Special Music School  High School

Katherine Banucci-Smith, Principal

Sean Hartley, Chair, Admissions Committee
212 501 3366

Administrative and Production Associate

Eric Quinn, Music Education and Admissions Coordinator
212 501 3393
 


Theater@Kaufman


Sean Hartley, Director, Theater@Kaufman
212 501 3366

Angela GomezCoordinator, Theater@Kaufman
212 501 3327


Face the Music


Vasudevan Panicker, Director, Face the Music

Program Coordinator  Open Position

Luke Scales, Production Associate

Email Face the Music

Face the Music Office (at Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School at the MLK Campus)
917 441 3692, ext. 5


Development and Event Management


Brooke Bryant, Director of Development
212 501 3353

Manager of Individual Giving  Open Position
212 501 3357

Kate Reece, Manager of Institutional Giving
212 501 3350

Abby Mitchell, Development Associate
212 501 3359

Lauren Patterson, Development Associate
212 501 3356



Marketing and Communications


Joan Jastrebski, Communications Director
212 501 3386

John Johansen, Marketing Manager, Creative & Advertising
212 501 3352

Gabriel Rivera, Marketing Manager, Data & Operations
212 501 3384

Trina Estavillo, Marketing Associate, Social Media
212 501 3330



Business Office


Susan J. Cohen, Controller
212 501 3323

Elena Maftei, Bookkeeper
212 501 3325
 



Birnbaum Music Library


Alana Murphy, Librarian
212 501 3348
 



Building Operations

José Diaz, Assistant Superintendent/Handyman

Maintenance Services: Edwin Valdivieso, Elias Sanabria, Tony Herrera

Front Desk Reception: Lillia Chrysostome, Mildred Flores, Francine Ricchi, Tim Sacca, Atiya Taylor, Peter Yip
212 501 3308