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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...

SMS High School OnStage Ensemble Concert, 6 pm, MLK Auditorium

SMS Receives Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award

Sandra Noreen, SMS Dean of Music, and Katie Banucci-Smith, SMS Principal, will attend the 2015 Symposium on Music in Schools at Yale University.

Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School (SMS) has been awarded the Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award. SMS Dean of Music, Sandra Noreen and Principal Katie Banucci-Smith will attend the 2015 Symposium on Music in...

NEW VIDEO! Watch Lucy Moses School Students Perform at the 2015 Scholarship Concert

The 2015 Henry Schneider Scholarship Concert in Merkin Concert Hall on March 10 showcased some of the most talented students at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School.

More than a quarter of the school's Young People's Division students receive scholarships allowing them to study instruments at LMS. Click here to help give deserving children access to music...

Listen to the 2015 Ecstatic Music Festival Concerts on Demand!

Kaufman Music Center’s Ecstatic Music Festival returns for a fifth season of one-night-only performances bringing together artists from across the sonic spectrum!

Listen to the 2015 performances on demand at Q2 Music:

Mantra Percussion & Ian Williams 1/15
Helado Negro & thingNY 2/12
Julia Holter, Alex Temple & Spektral Quartet, 2/25
Bang on a Can People's...

Violin Masterclass with Dmitri Berlinsky 3/22

Sunday, March 22, 10:30 am in Ann Goodman Recital Hall
FREE and open to the public.

Three talented Kaufman Music Center piano students – Emma Ike, Lucas Sanchez and Paris Lavidis – will participate in an open violin masterclass with the exciting violinist and Michigan State University College of Music violin faculty member Dmitri Berlinsky.

Mr. Berlinsky arrived on...

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