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Alex & Nathan Invite You to Kaufman Music Center’s 2016 Gala

Special Music School 3rd graders, Alex and Nathan Robertson, recently recorded a message about Kaufman Music Center’s Annual Gala. The twins wanted to let you know why they love studying music at Kaufman Music Center, and to share how excited they...

Lydia Kontos in the Huffington Post: We’ve Created an Artistically Illiterate Generation

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos weighs in on the decline of arts literacy, and how local arts organizations can help fill the gap.

Lydia Kontos in the Huffington Post: We've Created an Artistically Illiterate Generation

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An Interview with Soprano Julia Bullock

On April 5, Kaufman Music Center welcomes soprano Julia Bullock to Merkin Concert Hall, where she’ll perform a Tuesday Matinee of pieces carefully curated to reflect her unique identity. Get program & ticket info. Originally from St. Louis, the...

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...

Conductor David Bloom on Music, Life Lessons & Wrangling Teen Orchestras

Conductor David Bloom share tips for wrangling teen orchestras, explains why learning music is the key to so many important life lessons, and reveals what it’s really like to work with Courtney Love.

If you’ve seen an amazing new music...

M. Lamar & Charlie Looker Discuss their Ecstatic Music Festival Collaboration

Ecstatic Music Festival collaborators M. Lamar and Charlie Looker stopped by Kaufman Music Center to discuss their March 19 Ecstatic Music Festival performance at Merkin Concert Hall. The shared the story behind the new song cycle they’ll...

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos Profiled in New York Press

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Upcoming Student & Faculty Performances

Mark your calendars for these performances featuring Kaufman Music Center students and faculty.


Sat, May 14, 4 pm
Baby Got Bach: Spring String 'Stravaganza
92Y (1395 Lexington Ave., Manhattan)
Pianist and Special Music School parent Orli...

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