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NEW PHOTOS! Kaufman Music Center’s 2015 Gala

Kaufman Music Center held it's 2015 Gala on May 19 at The Edison Ballroom in Times Square. The evening included performances by students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School as well as Tony winner Jason Robert Brown.

Photos by Monika Graff



The NY Philharmonic’s Principal Clarinetist is a Big Fan of Special Music School

Anthony McGill has been very busy lately. Fresh from performing and recording Carl Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto at Avery Fisher Hall last month, the New York Philharmonic’s new principal clarinetist was preparing for a much smaller – but very important – concert on February 3 in support of the music program at Special Music School, Kaufman Music Center’s public school...

Special Events

Above at the 2014 Kaufman Music Center Gala: Lydia Kontos, Kaufman Music Center Executive Director; Joy Wyatt, Trustee; Bethany Millard, Vice President, Kaufman Music Center Board of Trustees

There was a lot to celebrate at Kaufman Music Center this year! Our 2014 Gala held on May 29 at The Edison Ballroom was truly inspiring, with extraordinary performances by...

View Photos from Kaufman Music Center’s 2014 Gala

View photos of the 2014 Kaufman Music Center Gala, which took place on Thursday, May 29, at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square.


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This elegant and entertaining evening featured performances by the internationally renowned violinist Robert McDuffie, acclaimed violist Hsin-Yun Huang and  Kaufman Music Center students.

The 2014...

Annual Luncheon Supports Scholarships at Lucy Moses School

Benefit Supports Music Scholarships for Children at Kaufman Music Center

Piano Faculty Member Chaim Freiberg to be honored for his 40 years of teaching
at Lucy Moses School


On Tuesday, March 12, 2013, Kaufman Music Center will hold its annual Scholarship Luncheon, which supports scholarships for deserving and motivated children studying at the Center’s Lucy Moses...

Special Events

HILARY HAHN & KRONOS QUARTET TO PERFORM AT MUSICAL EVENINGS

What could be better than enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and phenomenal performances by world-renowned musicians in a beautiful private home? When you attend a Musical Evening, you help make it possible for the children at Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School, a public school for musically gifted...

Scholarship Luncheon Honors Wendy Mosler

On Wednesday, March 13, 2012, more people gathered for Lucy Moses School’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon than ever before. This isn’t surprising, considering the event’s honoree, Kaufman Center Trustee Wendy Mosler. Though Wendy has no formal training in music or music education, she has become one of Kaufman Center’s dearest and most valued friends

In 1999, pregnant...

Kaufman Center Board Chairman is Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Rosalind Devon, Chairman of Kaufman Center's Board of Trustees, was featured in Melanie Grayce West's "Donor of the Day" column in The Wall Street Journal on April 21-22, 2012.

"To Rosalind Devon, music is everything," writes West. "She is the chair of the board of trustees for the Kaufman Center, a New York performance space and school for music, housing the Lucy...

Annual SMS Play-a-thon to be held on May 5, 2012

On Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 10 am to 7:15 pm the Parents’ Association of Kaufman Center’s Special Music School/P.S. 859  will host the 12th annual concert and book fair at the Union Square Barnes & Noble. 100% of the proceeds from this event support the school's music program. A majority of SMS’s exceptionally talented 134 students in kindergarten through eighth...

2012 Kaufman Center Honors

The 2012 Kaufman Center Gala will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 583 Park Avenue.

This year’s event will honor David Israelite, President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Music Publishers’ Association; and Ginny Mancini, arts leader and philanthropist. The elegant evening includes a cocktail reception, seated dinner, and a concert by Lucy Moses School...

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