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Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos in the News
Lydia Kontos, a guest blogger on education issues at The Huffington Post, weighs in on the decline of arts literacy, and how local arts organizations can...
The globally renowned performer and educator Sir James Galway will give a flute masterclass with students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School on Monday, April 11 from 3 - 5:15 pm in the Ackman Space (Merkin Concert Hall Balcony Lobby).
Featuring flutists Tamar Benami, Olive Glass, Thomas Lei and Sophia Reyes.
This event is FREE and...
Mark your calendars for these performances featuring Kaufman Music Center students and faculty.
Wed, May 25, 6:30 pm
LMS Musical Theater Workshop Performance
Merkin Concert Hall
Thu, May 26 & Fri, May 27
SMS High School Spring Ensemble Concerts
SMS High School
Sun, June 5, 3:30 & 6:30 pm
LMS Chamber Music Recitals
Ann Goodman Recital Hall
Sun, June 5, 7...
Vocal students at Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School dazzled a national audience on January 18, when they performed with multiple Grammy-winner Kirk Franklin on ABC's The View. They performed "Amazing Grace" and Franklin's song "123 Victory" on this special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day episode. In addition to chatting with Whoopi Goldberg and other...
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Photo above: SMS student Vian Wagatsuma performing in the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition Winners Showcase Concert at Merkin Concert Hall in June.
SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL (K-8)
SMS was selected to receive a 2015 Blackboard Award as part of...
On Sunday, October 11 at 6 pm, six middle school composers In Kaufman Music Center’s ComposerCraft program will premiere works inspired by one of the movements from Vivaldi’s bassoon concerto “La Notte” at (le) Poisson Rouge. The pieces were commissioned by Metropolis Ensemble along with four other works by adult composers Brad Balliett, Doug Balliett,...
Veronica Pellitteri, a Special Music School alumna who joined the school in 1997, passed away in October of this year following a car accident. She was 23 years old. A gifted pianist and vocalist, Veronica attended LaGuardia High School and later studied voice at Berklee College of Music. Veronica moved to Italy, where she was born, in 2010. She began attending medical...
Kaufman Music School's Special Music School is #1!
Congratulations to Special Music School 4th graders, who ranked #1 in NYC on NY State English tests last spring! Every single 4th grader passed the test last spring compared with fewer than a third of student city-wide. Studying music is clearly linked to academic success!
Click here to read an article on SMS's...
NEW RECORDING! Listen to Special Music School High School students giving the world premiere of Martha Mooke's (S)hort (M)essage (S)ervice: (H)idden (S)igns.
The inaugural concert by students at Kaufman Music Center's new Special Music School High School on November 21, 2013 included world premieres of works by Martha Mooke, commissioned by Composers & Schools in...
World Premiere of (S)hort (M)essage (S)ervice: (H)idden (S)igns
Thursday, November 21, 2013
7 pm concert, 8 pm reception
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Special Music School High School
at Kaufman Music Center
Auditorium of Martin Luther King, Jr. Educational Complex
122 Amsterdam Avenue at 66th Street
On Thursday, November...
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