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Kaufman Center Announces International Youth Piano Competition

In June of 2013, Kaufman Center will inaugurate its first annual International Youth Piano Competition. Open to young pianists between the ages of 7 and 17, the competition will award cash prizes and give winners the opportunity to perform in the Winners Showcase Concert in New York’s prestigious Merkin Concert Hall. Participants will compete in three age categories…

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Suzuki Outreach Students Perform at the Gatehouse

Students from P.S. 161 in Harlem who participate in Lucy Moses School's Suzuki Outreach Program performed at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse on May 31, 2011, led by LMS faculty member Sam Marchan. Through this program, Kaufman Center offers music lessons to underserved public school students free of charge. Find out more about the Suzuki Program at LMS. View phot…

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Get ECSTATICâ„¢ on August 25!

Are you waiting impatiently for next season's Ecstatic Music Festival® concerts to be announced? Get a taste to tide you over on August 25, when Escort & Darcy James Argue's Secret Society perform at the World Financial Center as part of Kaufman Center's ECSTATIC™ Summer series. This series extends the programming mission of the Ecstatic Music Fe…

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See Photos from ChamberFest on 5/20!

On May 20, student ensembles from Lucy Moses School and Special Music School performed chamber works in Merkin Concert Hall. View photos from the event here:

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In Harmony 2012- Kaufman Center’s Newsletter

Also available in the following eReader formats: Kindle ◦ ePub A Note from the Executive Director         Music Education, Broadway style     Thousands of children in New York have received their first taste of the great Broadway musicals not along the Great White Way, but a little farther uptown at Merkin Concert Hall. They may have su…

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Kids Can Try Out Instruments at Discovery Day on June 21!

New York’s largest community arts school opens its doors to the public for its fourth annual Discovery Day. At this FREE event, children ages four and up can try out a wide range of instruments under the guidance of Lucy Moses School’s dedicated and experienced faculty members. This is a great opportunity for beginners as well as young music students thin…

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See Photos from Friday’s Spring Showcase!

This past Friday, students from Kaufman Center's Young Artist Program and Special Music School  presented a Spring Showcase in Merkin Concert Hall.  View photos from the event here:

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ComposerCraft Students to Premiere Works at (Le) Poisson Rouge on May 19

On Saturday, May 19 at 1 pm, the Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble will perform works composed by ComposerCraft students from Kaufman Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School: Paris Lavidis, Mai Brown, Abe Gold, Zachary Detrick, Sofia Belimova and Kyrie McIntosh at downtown performance venue (Le) Poisson Rouge, as part of 2012…

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Face the Music to Perform with Philip Glass Ensemble on June 20

Come celebrate Philip Glass's 75th birthday in Rockefeller Park, when Kaufman Center's Face the Music "alt-classical" teen ensemble performs Glassworks on a bill with the Philip Glass Ensemble. This FREE outdoor concert, part of the River to River Festival, takes place on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 pm. Get more info.

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Watch Music Education in Action

More than 25% of children and teens studying music at Kaufman Center's Lucy Moses School receive financial assistance. Support from friends like you makes it possible for deserving children to gain a lifetime of music. Click here to make a donation.

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