This winter and spring, teaching artists from Kaufman Music Center showed more than 600 kids from seven NYC public schools how to "Accentuate the Positive" at lyric-writing workshops in classrooms from the Bronx and Harlem down to the Lower East Side.
Developed and supported by The Johnny Mercer Foundation, the workshops focused on four of Mr. Mercer's well-known...
Listen to the first four Ecstatic Music Festival shows on demand, courtesy of Q2 Music, the festival's digital venue.
Get the full festival schedule.
Hospitality & Face the Music
The Greene Space at WNYC & WQXR, 1/31/14
Click here to watch the webcast, or listen to the audio below:
Dawn of Midi & Bright Wave
Merkin Concert Hall, 2/1/14
This August, 35 young string players from the NYC area will have an unusual opportunity to hone their craft with the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet, who will be the Quartet-in-Residence during the 2014 Summer String Fest (August 18-22, 2014) at Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School.
The annual, week-long Summer String Fest brings together talented young violinists,...
Friday, April 11, 7 pm
MLK Educational Complex, Amsterdam at 66th St.
Students from Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School will give a multi-media performance of Terry Riley's landmark "In C" with students from the Juilliard Center for Arts & Innovation.
FREE and open to the public.
Face the Music's work with Kronos Quartet has made the New York Times!
Read Vivien Schweitzer's feature on Kronos Quartet's 40th anniversary and find out why they're so committed to mentoring the younger generation of performers. Face the Music string quartets will perform with Kronos at Carnegie Hall on March 28!
Here's a taste:
“'That sounded massively...
Wednesday, March 26, 3-5 pm
Ackman Space, Merkin Concert Hall Upper Lobby
FREE and open to the public
Young flute students from Lucy Moses School and Special Music School will have a very special opportunity to learn from legendary flutist Sir James Galway when he gives a masterclass at Kaufman Music Center.
Featuring Nadira Novruzov, Beatrice Mirzoyev, Luis Diaz,...
Tuesday, March 25, 7 pm
Ann Goodman Recital Hall
FREE and open to the public
Come see the new Kronos at Kaufman residency in action when Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington gives a masterclass with two string quartets from Kaufman Music Center's youth new music ensemble, Face the Music: Pannonia Quartet and Quartet: This Side Up.
This year, four young Face the...
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center presents a Masterclass with pianist Julian Martin on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 10:30 am in Ann Goodman Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Works by Chopin, Schumann & Liszt
Featuring students from Lucy Mose School's Young Artist Program: Amanda Lubin, Andrew Lin & Fyodor Shirayev
About Julian Martin...
Click on the SoundCloud links below to hear their pieces!
Classical music aficionados on the lookout for the next Philip Glass or Steve Reich should keep a careful eye on the new generation of composers in the ComposerCraft program at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School. Aged 10-13, the students come to the class having already written everything from operas and...
SMS High School Onstage: Mid-Winter
Thu, Feb 27, 7 pm, FREE
SMS High School, MLK Educational Complex
(Amsterdam Ave. btw 64th & 65th St.)
SOLO & ENSEMBLE REPERTOIRE WILL INCLUDE:
Beethoven’s Egmont Overture performed by six pianists
Meredith Monk’s Panda Chant II
A Balinese monkey chant (Tjak!)
A new arrangement of Piazzola’s famous Libertango for...
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