Kaufman Music Center

Student Resources


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


December Student Performances at Kaufman Music Center

Mark your calendars! Students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School, Special Music School and Face the Music youth new music ensemble are performing at Kaufman and all over NYC!

Concerts are in Ann Goodman Recital Hall and FREE unless...

Blood Orange Performs Sold-Out Benefit Concert for Opus 118 Harlem School of Music

On December 12, the performer Blood Orange – aka Devonté Hynes – will give two benefit performances at Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater for Kaufman Music Center's partner Opus 118 Harlem School of Music. The proceeds from both concerts, which...

Special Music School Honored with Blackboard Award for Excellence in Education

Above: Special Music School students with principal Katherine Banucci-Smith

Kaufman Music Center
’s Special Music School has been selected to receive a 2015 Blackboard Award as part of this year’s celebration of schools of excellence in NYC. The...

Student, Faculty, Parent & Alumni News FALL 2015

Do you have news, photos or videos to share?

Please send an email to joan@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.

Photo above: SMS student Vian Wagatsuma performing in the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition Winners Showcase Concert at...

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos Receives National Guild Award

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos Receives 2015 National Guild Milestone Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate honors long-standing commitment to ensuring equitable access to quality arts education

Kaufman Music Center...

NEW VIDEO! Watch Tony Arnold at the Resonant Bodies Festival at Merkin Concert Hall

Watch soprano Tony Arnold perform Beat Furrer's "Lotófagos" and Thomas Adès's "Life Story" at the sold-out opening night of the 2015 Resonant Bodies Festival.

Read a New York Times review of this concert, which took place at Merkin Concert Hall...

Creating a New Culture for Classical Music: Teen Ensemble Face the Music Launches 10th Season

“There’s only one rule: Face the Music only performs work by living composers. The result is a subculture where Radiohead and Portishead cross-pollinate with Bartók and Dvořák, where orchestral music feels newly relevant as a medium of...

Advice from Virtuoso Violinist Joshua Bell

What would you ask virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell if you had the chance? Last spring, Special Music School students had an amazing opportunity to enjoy a special private performance at SMS High School and receive advice from one of the world’s...

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