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View Photos from Kaufman Music Center’s 2017 Gala

2017 Kaufman Music Center Gala

2017 Annual gala

Kaufman Music Center’s Annual Gala took place on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Guastavino's. This year, we were thrilled to celebrate Special Music School's 20th Anniversary and honor world-renowned violinist, and Special Music School Parent, Joshua Bell with the Creative Arts Award. Joshua performed with esteemed pianist Alessio Bax, as well as with...

2017 International Youth Piano Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

The 2017 Semi-Finalists for the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition, chosen from a total of 166 applicants, represent five countries and 14 U.S. states.

Open to young pianists between the ages of 7 and 18, the competition awards cash prizes and gives winners the opportunity to perform in New York's prestigious Merkin Concert Hall.

2017...

Special Music School High School Graduation - June 21

Special Music School High School will graduate its first senior class on June 21!

Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School
Commencement Exercises
Wed, June 21, 2017
Ceremony at 10 am; Reception at 11:30 am
Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Complex
122 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10023

Featuring Commencement Speaker Terrance McKnight, Evening...

Discovery Day 2017 - June 13

DISCOVERY DAY: AN INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO

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

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 3:30-6:30 pm, FREE
Ages 4 and up
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th St. on NYC's Upper West Side

Reserve a spot today by calling 212 501 3360.

Try Out Lots of Different...

Lucy Moses School Discovery Day 2017 - June 13

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

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 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

We will begin taking reservations on May 8.

Try Out Lots of Different Instruments
Set your child up for future success!...

Cello Masterclass with Ronald Crutcher - Apr 25

Cello Masterclass with
RONALD CRUTCHER
President, University of Richmond
 

Tue, Apr 25, 4 pm, FREE
Merkin Concert Hall Upper Lobby

Talented Special Music School High School students Boubacar Diallo, Jihyeuk Choi & Frederic Renaud will perform in an open class.

Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher, a national leader in higher education, a distinguished classical musician,...

DONOR PROFILE: Dorothy Silverstein

“Kaufman Music Center fosters an understanding of the importance of music in people’s lives, what it does to their souls, what it does to their spirit. It brings together people from different backgrounds and ideologies.”  - Dorothy Silverstein

Dorothy Silverstein first came to Kaufman Music Center nearly 40 years ago when a friend invited her to meet some of the...

PHOTOS: Lucy Moses School Play-a-thon

On Feb 26, the Lucy Moses School community came together to support one another at the first ever LMS Play-a-thon. More than 80 young students and adult musicians performed in a marathon of six recitals.

Best of all, we raised over $63,000 for scholarships, including a $10,000 Challenge Match from the Assurant Foundation! Thanks to the fundraising efforts of our...

PROFILE: Costume Designer Terri Bush

If you’ve ever attended one of the joyful performances at Kaufman Music Center’s annual Summer Musical Theater Workshop or taken in a Poppy Seed Players show or Special Music School spring concert, you’ve probably admired costumes by Terri Bush. She first came to Kaufman 22 years ago after hearing about the summer workshop and contacting its director, Sean Hartley....

Student & Faculty News - April 2017

Here's where SMS's first graduating class will attend college!

So far, SMS seniors have been accepted to the New England Conservatory of Music, Columbia University, The Juilliard School, Bard College, the School of Jazz at The New School, Mannes School of Music, McGill University, New York University, Barnard College, Oberlin College, Northeastern University, Fordham...

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