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News Archive: Merkin Concert Hall News

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Interview with Ecstatic Music Festival Artists Bent Knee

The 6 musicians of Bent Knee have come together to create a sound that is part rock band, part chamber ensemble, part new-music machine. Since 2009, their ever-evolving music has taken over the hearts of fans across the globe. Lucky for us, they’ve agreed to share some thoughts about their music, their process, and their work for the Ecstatic Music Festival. Get your…

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Sondheim on the Record: Lecture with Producer Thomas Z. Shepard - Oct 22

The 12-Time Grammy-Winning Record Producer Thomas Z. Shepard Discusses his Collaborations with Stephen Sondheim Lecture/Demonstration Sun, Oct 22, 4:30-6 pm Kaufman Music Center's Ann Goodman Recital Hall Tickets: $20 Register by calling 212 501 3360 Thomas Z. Shepard won twelve Grammy awards for producing the original cast albums of shows like Victor/Victoria, Ain&rs…

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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, program …

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Kaufman Community Discounts

Students, their families and faculty at Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School, Lucy Moses School and Face the Music get big discounts on tickets to concerts in selected series at Merkin Concert Hall. To claim the Kaufman discount, purchase tickets in person (limit of 2 per concert) or by phone at 212 501 3330 and identify yourself as a student, family member of …

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Kaufman Music Center Announces New Partnership with One Day University

On Tue, Nov 15, at 7:30 pm, Kaufman Music Center joins forces with adult education phenomenon One Day University to produce “Broadway’s One Hit Wonders,” the third performance in Kaufman’s annual Broadway Close Up series. Musical theater is known as the domain of certain super-talents with strings of hits: Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein,…

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It’s Time to Renew Your Broadway Close Up Subscription!

Welcome to the Fall 2016 Season! Current Subscribers: Renew by June 27 to keep your seats! Or call the Box Office at 212 501 3330. Here's a sneak peek at the fall 2016 performances: Mon, Sep 26, 7:30 pm Bound For Broadway with Liz Callaway Want to see the next Avenue Q or Hamilton before anyone else? Don't miss Bound for Broadway! An annual event eagerly anticipat…

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Renew Your What Makes It Great? subscription or become a new subscriber!

Welcome to the 2016-17 Season! Current subscribers: Renew by June 6 to keep your seats! Not a subscriber yet? Call the Box Office to become a new subscriber today.   Box Office: 212 501 3330. Hours: Sun-Thu 12-7 pm; Fri 12-4 pm; closed Saturday     Here's a Sneak Preview of the 2016-17 Performances:   Mon, Nov 7, 2016, 7:30 pm BEETHOVEN&#…

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An Interview with Soprano Julia Bullock

On April 5, 2016, Kaufman Music Center welcomed soprano Julia Bullock to Merkin Concert Hall, where she performed a Tuesday Matinee of pieces carefully curated to reflect her unique identity. Originally from St. Louis, the fast-rising Millennial’s resume already boasts degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Bard College, an Artist Diploma from Juilliard, …

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New Videos & Recordings

Watch videos and listen to recordings of performances at Merkin Concert Hall and beyond, including student performances, the Ecstatic Music Festival, What Makes It Great? and Face the Music! Click to listen to a recording of the March 8, 2016 Henry Schneider Scholarship Concert, featuring outstanding performances by Lucy Moses School students Leah Amory, Ethan Brown, Grac…

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Rock n’ Shop Flea Market Comes to the Ecstatic Music Festival!

Wed, Mar 2 at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Concert Hall Free and open to the public from 2 to 5:30 pm; Open to Ecstatic Music Festival ticketholders only from 6:45 to 9:30 pm. On Mar 2, Rock n' Shop, Bushwick’s first  pop up “alternative mall,” heads uptown to Kaufman Music Center, bringing its unique shopping, dining and entertainment exp…

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