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

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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...

2015 Composer Festival: 500 Years of French Composers

Sunday, April 19, 3:30 pm
Merkin Concert Hall
FREE for Special Music School & Lucy Moses School students & faculty.
$10 for the general public

Bonjour from Kaufman Music Center! The 2015 Composer Festival will celebrate 500 years of French composers. The concert features nearly 30 extraordinary young performers from Lucy Moses School and Special Music School, who...

Face the Music Announces Open Call for Scores

Kaufman Music Center's teen new music ensemble Face the Music announces its third annual open call for scores from composers age 18 and under!

Once again, in 2015-16, young composers are invited to submit pieces for Face the Music’s Call For
Scores. Selected composers will have their submissions programmed for reading and/or performance or will be asked to write a...

Piano Masterclass with Ernest Baretta, 4/26

Sunday, April 26, 3:30 pm in Ann Goodman Recital Hall

FREE and open to the public.

Three talented Kaufman Music Center piano students – Abraham Gold, Andrea Gonzales and Andrew Lin – will participate in an open piano masterclass with Juilliard School Pre-College faculty member Ernest Barretta.

Program

BEETHOVEN  -  Sonata in G Major, Op. 79, No. 1
Abraham Gold,...

Semi-Finalists Announced for 2015 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition

The 2015 Semi-Finalists have been announced!

Sixty-one young artists from 11 countries have been selected from a pool of 154 of some of the most talented young pianists from around the world as Semi-Finalists in the 2015 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition beginning on June 16. These extraordinarily talented young artists, who range in age from...

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