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2013 Ecstatic Music Festival Lineup Announced

Kaufman Center's Ecstatic Music Festival® returns this winter with more than 120 composers and performers from diverse musical backgrounds coming together for 11 utterly unique and highly original collaborative performances. The festival's musicians – soloists, bands, chamber ensembles, orchestras and everything in between – hail from diverse music…

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Hurricane Sandy School Makeup Days

STATEMENT BY CHANCELLOR DENNIS M. WALCOTT, CSA PRESIDENT ERNEST LOGAN, AND UFT PRESIDENT MICHAEL MULGREW "We are pleased that the City, the CSA and the UFT reached an agreement on making up school days lost as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Teachers, principals, and the school community made an extraordinary effort to get our schools back online after the storm, and by work…

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Forget Black Friday - November 27 is Giving Tuesday!

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about Giving Tuesday? Kaufman Center is participating in the first annual #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2012. #GivingTuesday is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations. You c…

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SMS High School Application Deadline Extended to Nov 29

Because of Hurricane Sandy, the deadline for applications for Special Music School High School has been extended from November 15 to November 29. For more information about the high school, please click here, call 212 501 3395 or email SMSHighSchool@kaufman-center.org. Download the application forms.

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New York Virtuoso Singers Praised in the New York Times

"Now this is the way for an ensemble to celebrate an anniversary," Writes Anthony Tommasini in a New York Times review of the first of two 25th anniversary concerts New York Virtuoso Singers will perform in Merkin Concert Hall this season. "It takes confidence for an ensemble to put the word 'virtuoso' in its name," Tommasini concludes." The New York Virtuoso Sing…

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Read About Kaufman Center’s Partnership with Opus 118 in the Daily News!

"Opus 118 will continue to make sweet music in East Harlem — with a helping hand from The Kaufman Center," writes Clem Richardson in The Daily News. "But Opus 118 Harlem School of Music is still looking for a home. "Founded by famed violin teacher Roberta Guaspari and the subject of two films — the 1996 documentary “Small Wonders” and 1999’s …

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ComposerCraft Featured on WQXR’s Q2 Music

Listen to the broadcast. "On May 19, 2012, the Metropolis Ensemble, conducted by Andrew Cyr, presented its inaugural Youth Works public performance, celebrating the creative self-expression of New York City inner-city children. Students worked with composers Robinson McClellan and Matt Mclean to write pieces inspired by everything from their experience in school to the ne…

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Special Music School in The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal calls the opening of Kaufman Center's Special Music School High School next fall "a milestone in a growing national movement to re-evaluate how classical music is taught, and to what end." Read the article to find out how Special Music School is educating musicians for the 21st century. Click here to support Special Music School.

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See Photos & Video from the 2012 Summer String Fest!

Kaufman Center's 2012 Summer String Fest concluded on August 17 with a rousing final concert in Merkin Concert Hall with works by Copland, Schubert, Barber, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninoff. Directed by Lynelle Smith, the instensive week-long program for kids age 10-19 includes private lessons along with chamber orchestra and sectional instruction. View photos from String…

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Theater Wing Director Sean Hartley’s New Musical Reviewed in the New York Times!

Kaufman Center's Theater Wing Director Sean Hartley's new musical, "Love and Real Estate," premiered at 59E59's Summer Shorts Festival this past weekend, and the New York Times was on hand to provide a glowing review. Of the show, Daniel M. Gold writes, "The biggest [payoff] comes in 'Love and Real Estate,' a Manhattanized 'Three Little Pigs' m…

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