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Kids & Musical Theater: The Off-Stage Impact

Click here to read the full article. Click here to browse theater classes for kids at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School.

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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.

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See Kaufman Music Center in The New Yorker!

"The future of the music business is in question, and institutions like City Opera have collapsed, but the Ecstatic Music Festival, started by Kaufman Music Center in 2011, is thriving, by encouraging contemporary classical artists to work with musicins from rock, hip-hop and other worlds," writes John Donohue in The New Yorker. Read the full copy. Get the Ecstatic Music …

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Finalists Announced for Kaufman Music Center’s International Piano Competition

Congratulations to the five Junior 1 finalists: Daniel Mori, Connor Sung, Leon Zimmermann, Richard Gao & Yali Levy-Schwartz. These contestants will perform in the final round of the competition on Sunday, June 23. Congratulations to the seven Junior 2 finalists: Mayuki Miyashita, Daniel Oslin, Jens Scheuerbrandt, Elliot Wuu, William Chen, Raymond Feng, Ruo Xi Jin. The…

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Long-time supporter Elaine Kaufman highlighted in The Wall Street Journal

Read about Elaine Kaufman, a long-time supporter of Kaufman Music Center and a Board Member for 25 years, in the Wall Street Journal! Her new gift of $1 million comes at a time when the Center is expanding its programs to reach more constituents than ever before, including keeping the doors open at Opus 118 Harlem School of Music as part of Kaufman Music Center’s &l…

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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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