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SMS Receives Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award

Sandra Noreen, SMS Dean of Music, and Katie Banucci-Smith, SMS Principal, will attend the 2015 Symposium on Music in Schools at Yale University.

Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School (SMS) has been awarded the Yale Distinguished Music...

NEW VIDEO! Watch Lucy Moses School Students Perform at the 2015 Scholarship Concert

The 2015 Henry Schneider Scholarship Concert in Merkin Concert Hall on March 10 showcased some of the most talented students at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School.

More than a quarter of the school's Young People's Division students...

Listen to the 2015 Ecstatic Music Festival Concerts on Demand!

Kaufman Music Center’s Ecstatic Music Festival returns for a fifth season of one-night-only performances bringing together artists from across the sonic spectrum!

Listen to the 2015 performances on demand at Q2 Music:

Mantra Percussion & Ian...

Cathy White O’Rourke Named President of Kaufman Music Center’s Board of Trustees

Kaufman Music Center announced this week that Cathy White O’Rourke has been elected President of the Center’s Board of Trustees. A classically trained pianist with a professional background in fundraising and finance, Ms. O’Rourke has long been a...

NEW VIDEO! Get a Sneak Preview of Broadway Playhouse: Frank Loesser

Why wait until Sunday? Here are the Broadway Playhouse Players performing "Fugue for Tinhorns" from Frank Loesser's "Guys and Dolls." On March 8 they'll introduce kids to other classic Loesser muscials too, including "How To Succeed in Business...

Face the Music to Perform with Kronos Quartet at Carnegie Hall

More than 40 string players from Kaufman Music Center's acclaimed teen new music ensemble Face the Music will perform Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven’s “On Parole” with the Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, March 7....

Face the Music joins Kronos Quartet’s “Fifty for the Future”

Kaufman Music Center's Award-Winning Teen Contemporary Classical Ensemble
Face the Music Named Legacy Partner for Kronos Quartet's
Groundbreaking Fifty for the Future Initiative

Face the Music, Only Youth Group in the U.S. Dedicated to...

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...

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