Beginning this fall, four young string quartets from Kaufman Music Center’s Face the Music youth ensemble have had the unprecedented opportunity to work closely with Kronos Quartet, the Grammy-winning ensemble known for its adventurous approach, diverse repertoire and in-depth collaborations with many of the world’s foremost composers.
The members of Kronos Quartet...
The beginning of a new school year and concert season is always a time filled with promise and possibility, and this year we have a new reason to celebrate. This fall, the Class of 2017 began ninth grade at the brand new Special Music School High School. SMS's K-8 program, established 17 years ago, broke new ground in music education. Now, gifted teen musicians have the...
In an open rehearsal in Harlem, the bespectacled composer sat listening intently as the string quartet rehearsed his new piece. He made comments and asked the quartet to play certain sections more slowly. The players asked questions and plunged into the piece once again. Focusing on the music, it was easy to forget that these serious musicians were at an age when you...
You've heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
December 3 is #Giving Tuesday!
Last year, over 2,500 organizations joined together to give back.
You can join the nation-wide #Giving Tuesday movement by supporting
YOUR music community at Kaufman Music Center.
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The inaugural concert by students at Kaufman Music Center's new Special Music School High School on November 21, 2013 included world premieres of works by Martha Mooke, commissioned by Composers & Schools in Concert and part of SMS High School's fall 2013 composer residency. The program also included works by Purcell, Bach and Glazunov as well as others composed by...
to the International Launch of
Monday, December 2, 4-6 pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Legendary flute master Sir James Galway makes his expertise widely available with First Flute, for Beginners & Beyond, an online interactive series of lessons geared for flute stdents and music lovers of all ages.
Kaufman Music Center &
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Moscow in New York
A concert by the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre’s Soloists
& Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation Scholarship Recipients
Sunday, November 24, 6 pm
Ann Goodman Recital Hall
Artistic Director, Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre
Click here to watch Face the Music's November 11 season kickoff concert at Drom!
Here's the program:
GREGOR HUEBNER - Quartet No. 3
Quartet This Side Up
DBR - String Quartet No. 2, "King"
MARK MELLITS - Quartet No. 2, "Revolution"
Face the Music's first ever solo improv concert...
World Premiere of (S)hort (M)essage (S)ervice: (H)idden (S)igns
Thursday, November 21, 2013
7 pm concert, 8 pm reception
See photos of this event:
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Special Music School High School
at Kaufman Music Center
Auditorium of Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Complex
122 Amsterdam Avenue at 66th Street
On Thursday, November...
Get complete festival details here.
The Ecstatic Music Festival® is a collection of unique and utterly original collaborative concerts that bring together performers and composers from across the sonic spectrum.
Experience genre-bending performances that mesh a myriad of musical influences into events that are at once engaging, sophisticated and immediate.
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