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Lydia Kontos in The Huffington Post: In 2017, to be a Musician is to be an Entrepreneur

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos makes important connections between entrepreneurship and the arts. Click here to read the article.

Amy Roberts Frawley Named Managing Director of Merkin Concert Hall

Kaufman Music Center announced this week that Amy Roberts Frawley has joined the staff as Managing Director of Merkin Concert Hall. She steps into this role with experience in artist management, not-for-profit administration, development, marketing, curation and event production. Her most recent positions have been those as curator of performing arts at Wave Hill,...

Daily Schedule - 2017 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition

The Semi-Final and Final Rounds of the 2017 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition as well as the Winners' Concert on June 27 are FREE and open to the public.

All performances take palce in Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Concert Hall.

Tuesday, June 20

10 am–1:20 pm  -  Semi-Finals for Senior Division
3-7 pm  -  Semi-Finals for Senior Division

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Special Music School Composer Featured on NY1 News & DNAInfo

18-year-old composer Michelle David, a Special Music School High School senior, Face the Music member and Luna Composition Lab Fellow, has been featured on NY1 News &  DNAInfo.

Click here to watch Michelle on NY1 News.

 

Click here to read the full DNAInfo article.

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...

Congratulations to Special Music School High School’s Class of 2017!

Congratulations to Special Music School High School's Class of 2017!

100% of SMS's first ever class of graduating seniors have been accepted to colleges and universities including The Juilliard School, Columbia University, Eastman School of Music, New England Conservatory, Barnard College, Boston University, Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory, Brandeis...

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...

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