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Highlights from the 2016 Gala

Kaufman Music Center’s Annual Gala took place at The Edison Ballroom on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. The Center was proud to honor longtime supporter Solange Landau with the Patron Award and conductor David Robertson with the Creative Arts Award. At this elegant event, nearly 300 supporters gathered to celebrate Solange and David’s accomplishments. Guests enjoyed performances...

SMS Takes Manhattan - May 20

On Friday, May 20 from 4-6 pm, drop by six locations in Manhattan to hear and support Special Music School students, who will be busking to raise funds for the school's music program.

Here's where to find them:

Richard Tucker Square - 66th St. & Broadway
Columbia University, 116th St. & Broadway
Apple Store, 59th St. & 5th Ave.
South Street Seaport
South Ferry,...

Discovery Day 2016 - June 21

Sample a menagerie of musical instruments with expert faculty at NYC's largest community music school!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 3:30-6:30 pm, FREE
Ages 4+
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th St. on NYC's Upper West Side

Try Out Lots of Different Instruments
Set your child up for future success! Research overwhelmingly shows that learning to...

It’s Time to Renew Your Broadway Close Up Subscription!

Welcome to the Fall 2016 Season!
Current Subscribers: Renew by June 27 to keep your seats!

Renew Your Subscription

Or call the Box Office at 212 501 3330.

Here's a sneak peek at the fall 2016 performances:


Mon, Sep 26, 7:30 pm
Bound For Broadway with Liz Callaway
Want to see the next Avenue Q or Hamilton before anyone else? Don't miss Bound for Broadway! An annual event eagerly...

Student, Faculty & Parent News - May 2016

Do you have news, photos or videos to share? Parents, we want music-related news about you as well! Please email joan@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.


 

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos in the News

Lydia Kontos, a guest blogger on education issues at The Huffington Post, weighs in on the decline of arts literacy, and how local arts organizations can...

PROFILE: Special Music School Vocalist Kiana Lilly

15-year-old Kiana Lilly is having a really good spring so far. The talented 10th grader, a Harlem resident and vocal major at Special Music School High School, recently won SMS High School’s first ever Concerto Competition and, on May 6, performed as a finalist in the WQXR’s Classical Moonlighters Competition Grand Finals Concert in front of a panel of celebrity judges...

Alex & Nathan Invite You to Kaufman Music Center’s 2016 Gala

Special Music School 3rd graders, Alex and Nathan Robertson, recently recorded a message about Kaufman Music Center’s Annual Gala. The twins wanted to let you know why they love studying music at Kaufman Music Center, and to share how excited they are about the Gala, where we will honor the “Best Dad Ever” (conductor David Robertson, recipient of the 2016 Creative Arts...

Lydia Kontos in the Huffington Post: We’ve Created an Artistically Illiterate Generation

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos weighs in on the decline of arts literacy, and how local arts organizations can help fill the gap.

Lydia Kontos in the Huffington Post: We've Created an Artistically Illiterate Generation

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Welcome to the 2016-17 Season!

Current subscribers: Renew by June 6 to keep your seats!
Not a subscriber yet? Call the Box Office to become a new subscriber today.

 
Box Office: 212 501 3330.
Hours: Sun-Thu 12-7 pm; Fri 12-4 pm; closed Saturday 
 

Here's a Sneak Preview of the 2016-17 Performances:
 

Mon, Nov 7, 2016, 7:30 pm
BEETHOVEN'S SYMPHONY...

Flute Masterclass with Sir James Galway - April 11

The globally renowned performer and educator Sir James Galway will give a flute masterclass with students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School on Monday, April 11 from 3 - 5:15 pm in the Ackman Space (Merkin Concert Hall Balcony Lobby).

Featuring flutists Tamar Benami, Olive Glass, Thomas Lei and Sophia Reyes.

This event is FREE and...

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