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Fall Open Houses & Placement Classes

To sign up, please call 212 501 3360 or email lucymosesschool@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.

Chamber Music Placement sessions
Sun 9/20, Mon 9/21 & Thu 9/24 at 6 pm

Sight-Singing Open House & Placement Class
Wed 9/16, 6:30 pm

Opera Workshop Auditions
Wed 9/16, 7 pm

Dalcroze Open Class
Thu 9/24, 6:30 pm

Nashir Auditions
Tue, 10/13, 7 pm

Watch the 2015 Summer String Fest Final Concert

Featuring the Harlem Quartet and guest conductors Rob Kapilow and Harrison Hollingsworth, Kaufman Music Center's 2015 Summer String Fest brought together some of the most talented young violinists, violists and cellists for an intensive week of music-making leading up to a final performance on August 21, 2015 in Merkin Concert Hall. The program included works by...

Special Music School Test Scores Rank #1 in NYC

The test results are in! SMS 4th & 7th graders scored highest in NYC on the state math test, and 4th graders scored highest on the English test. Congratulations to all of our students, parents and faculty!

Click here to read the full article.

NEW VIDEOS! Watch the Winners of Kaufman’s 2015 International Youth Piano Competition

In June, some of the finest young pianists from around the world traveled to New York City to compete in the week-long Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition.

Watch the extraordinary winners perform at the Winners Showcase Concert in Merkin Concert Hall on June 23.

Kaufman Music Center’s Face the Music is Featured in Chamber Music Magazine

Face the Music at Kaufman Music Center

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Face the Music in New York Magazine’s Vulture

Face the Music and member/composer Paris Lavidis are featured on New York Magazine's Vulture blog!

Culture writer Nick Tabor writes,

"..unlike the familiar image of young musicians soullessly sawing away at Bach concertos, most of what kids in Face the Music play is experimental, and much of it is outright bizarre. In fact, there’s only one rule: They only perform...

Congratulations to the 2015 Lucy Moses School Graduates!

Kaufman Music Center congratulates the remarkable 2015 Lucy Moses School graduates and wishes them the very best of luck as they embark on their next adventures!

Max Brodheim 
Guitar student of Wes Hutchinson
This fall Max will attend Hobart and William Smith Collegesm where he plans to study physics.

Ziona Caplan 
Piano student of Valida Suk
Ziona plans to...

NEW PHOTOS! Kaufman Music Center’s 2015 Gala

Kaufman Music Center held it's 2015 Gala on May 19 at The Edison Ballroom in Times Square. The evening included performances by students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School as well as Tony winner Jason Robert Brown.

Photos by Monika Graff



Kaufman’s Lyric Writing Program for Kids Featured in Nonprofit Communications Report

Kaufman Music Center's lyric writing program for children at public schools across NYC is featured in the June Nonprofit Communications Report!

"For the past three years, Midtown Manhattan’s Kaufman Music Center (New York, NY) has celebrated the special talents of local youth through Accentuate the Positive, a lyric-writing program sponsored by the Johnny Mercer...

Discovery Day 2015 is June 11!

DISCOVERY DAY 2015
An Instrument Petting Zoo

Kids sample different instruments alongside expert faculty members at Lucy Moses School.

Thursday, June 11, 4-7 pm, FREE
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center

129 W. 67th St. btw Broadway & Amsterdam, NYC

Have you ever wanted to try the oboe, wow the world on the saxophone or trumpet, or play the guitar like a...

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