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NEW VIDEO! Rob Kapilow Introduces “What Makes It Great?”

On Nov 2, NPR commentator/conductor/pianist Rob Kapilow will show you what makes Beethoven's brilliant, conflicted and contradictory Kreutzer Sonata tick. At each What Makes It Great? performance, Rob unravels a musical masterpiece, which is then...

ComposerCraft Students Premiere Vivaldi-Inspired Works at Poisson Rouge on Oct 11

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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...

Fall Open Houses & Placement Classes

To sign up, please call 212 501 3360 or email lucymosesschool@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.

Chamber Music Placement sessions
Sun 9/20, Mon 9/21 & Thu 9/24 at 6 pm

Sight-Singing Open House & Placement Class
Wed 9/16, 6:30 pm

Opera Workshop...

Watch the 2015 Summer String Fest Final Concert

Featuring the Harlem Quartet and guest conductors Rob Kapilow and Harrison Hollingsworth, Kaufman Music Center's 2015 Summer String Fest brought together some of the most talented young violinists, violists and cellists for an intensive week of...

Special Music School Test Scores Rank #1 in NYC

The test results are in! SMS 4th & 7th graders scored highest in NYC on the state math test, and 4th graders scored highest on the English test. Congratulations to all of our students, parents and faculty!

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NEW VIDEOS! Watch the Winners of Kaufman’s 2015 International Youth Piano Competition

In June, some of the finest young pianists from around the world traveled to New York City to compete in the week-long Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition.

Watch the extraordinary winners perform at the Winners Showcase...

Kaufman Music Center’s Face the Music is Featured in Chamber Music Magazine

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Face the Music in New York Magazine’s Vulture

Face the Music and member/composer Paris Lavidis are featured on New York Magazine's Vulture blog!

Culture writer Nick Tabor writes,

"..unlike the familiar image of young musicians soullessly sawing away at Bach concertos, most of what kids in...

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