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Steinway and Sons
109 West 57th St.
212 246 1100

Faust Harrison Pianos
207 West 58th St.
212 489 3600

211 West 58th St.
212 245 4535


Strings & Other Things (purchase, rental, repair)
1995 Broadway, 6th Fl.
212 362 0857  
10% discount for LMS students

Rayburn (winds)
44 West 62nd St.
212 541 6236  
Discounts on rentals for LMS students

Pelham Violins (string sales and rentals)
57 Storer Ave., Pelham, NY
Instruments delivered
914 738 5143

David Segal (sales and repairs)
74 West 68th St.
212 769 4559

Alfons Vavra (violin purchase)
2010 Bigler St., Fort Lee, NJ
201 461 6144

Ideal Musical Merchandise
150 West 22nd St., 2nd Fl.
212 675 5050

William Monica & Son (instrument sales, rentals, accessories)
288 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
718 816 7878

Perry Ritter (winds and brass)
71 West 47th St., Suite 704
212 956 6174
10% discount for LMS students

Sam Ash (wind & brass rentals, guitar & keyboard purchase)
160 West 48th St.
212 719 2299


Frank Music Co.
212 582 1999

The Juilliard Store
212 799 5000

Dowling Music
212 799 8059

Shar Music
800 248 7427

Southwest Strings
800 528 3430

Sheet Music Plus

Faust Harrison Pianos
207 W 58th St.
212 489 3600


Thank You for Helping Us Meet the $1 Million Challenge!

In April 2015, Elaine and Henry Kaufman challenged Kaufman Music Center to raise $1 million in new and increased gifts over the next two years. The Kaufman family made this groundbreaking commitment to help us complete the Music Front & Center...

October Holiday Closures

The Kaufman Music Center offices and the Merkin Concert Hall Box Office will be closed on the following days:

Mon, Oct 3 (Rosh Hashanah)
Tue, Oct 4 (Rosh Hashanah)
Wed, Oct 12 (Yom Kippur)
Mon, Oct 17 (Succoth)
Tue, Oct 18 (Succoth)

Special Music School Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Did you know that Special Music School is celebrating its 20th anniversary? In September 1996, the School opened with 30 students in Kindergarten and first grade. Today, SMS educates over 300 students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, and its...

Kaufman Music Center Announces New Partnership with One Day University

On Tue, Nov 15, at 7:30 pm, Kaufman Music Center joins forces with adult education phenomenon One Day University to produce “Broadway’s One Hit Wonders,” the third performance in Kaufman’s annual Broadway Close Up series. Musical theater is known...

Student Profile: Special Music School High School Senior Johanna Nelson

“SMS is like my personal guru that watches me try something, maybe fail, try again, and succeed. But I think that by the end of this year, I’ll be ready to face the world, armed with the knowledge, and love, I received at SMS.”...

Read About Special Music School in the New York Post

Read about Special Music School in the New York Post!

"They’re hitting an academic high note," writes Selim Algar in the New York Post.

"Students at a Manhattan public school spend more time practicing their piano and cello than hitting their...

New York Family Spotlights Lucy Moses School Dance Program

Picking the Right Dance Genre for Your Child

"Is your child ready to make the jump from twirling around the living room to sashaying across the studio?" writes Samantha Lauriello in New York Family Magazine.

When considering enrolling your...

Special Music School Test Scores Top District 3

State Test Scores Rise at Upper West Side Schools, reports DNAInfo.

"As in 2014-2015, the Special Music School on West 67th Street and the Anderson School on West 77th Street did exceptionally well on the exams in 2015-2016, tying for the top...

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