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Meet Oliver Ramsdell, Summer Musical Theater Workshop Camper

Oliver Ramsdell is a fourth year camper at Lucy Moses School’s Summer Musical Theater Workshop. He says: “I really like acting with Wendy Gross Baker, my director. That’s really fun! I also like singing with John O’Neill because we get to learn [songs like] Stick It to the Man, and we also get to compose our own songs.”
 
Oliver is an incoming fourth grader at Kaufman...

New York Times Features Kaufman’s Youth New Music Ensemble Face the Music

Read about Kaufman Music Center's acclaimed youth new music ensemble Face the Music in the New York Times!

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Adventurous young musicians age 12-18 are invited to be part of Face the Music! Get registration info.

Discovery Day 2018 - June 6

DISCOVERY DAY: AN INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO

Sample a menagerie of musical instruments with expert faculty at NYC's largest community music school!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 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...

Announcing our Annual Gala - May 14, 2018

On Monday, May 14, 2018, Kaufman Music Center will present longtime Executive Director Lydia Kontos with the Lifetime Achievement Award at our 2018 Gala.

Lydia will be recognized for her distinguished career at Kaufman Music Center, which has spanned nearly 40 years, on the occasion of her retirement (planned for fall 2018). The Gala is part of our “Year of Thanks” to...

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.

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Composer & Luna Lab Founder Missy Mazzoli Featured in Washington Post

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Learn more about the Luna Lab mentorship program for young women composers.
 

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Assurant Issues Challenge Match for Lucy Moses School Play-a-thon

Assurant Issues Challenge Match for Play-a-thon at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School

We are thrilled to announce that the Assurant Foundation, one of Kaufman Music Center’s generous corporate partners, has issued a challenge match for the Lucy Moses School Play-a-thon. The first $10,000 raised by parents, families and students will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

Lucy Moses School proudly offers scholarships to more than a hundred students every...

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...

DNA Info Profiles SMS High School’s New Dean of Music

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Special Music School Ranked #1 in New York State

Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School (M. 859) has been ranked as the #1 elementary and middle school in New York State based on the 2017 state math and English test scores. Congratulations to SMS students, parents and faculty!

Click here to see the rankings on Schooldigger.com.

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