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Flute Masterclass with Sir James Galway - April 11

The globally renowned performer and educator Sir James Galway will give a flute masterclass with students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School on Monday, April 11 from 3 - 5:15 pm in the Ackman Space (Merkin Concert Hall Balcony Lobby).

Featuring flutists Tamar Benami, Olive Glass, Thomas Lei and Sophia Reyes.

This event is FREE and...

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 Henry Schneider Scholarship Concert, featuring outstanding performances by Lucy Moses School students Leah Amory, Ethan Brown,...

Upcoming Student & Faculty Performances

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


Mon, May 2, 7 pm
Roulette (509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn)
Face the Music Solo Fest II. Solo and duo performances of works by Face the Music composer-performers: Austin Celestin, Daniel Cho, Calvin Solomon, Janine Goh. Plus Steve Reich's Eight Lines.

Sat, May 14, 4 pm
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Student & Faculty News - Spring 2016

Do you have news, photos or videos to share? Parents, we want music-related news about you as well! Please send an email to joan@kaufmanmusiccenter.org.


 

Kaufman Music Center Executive Director Lydia Kontos in the News

Lydia Kontos, a guest blogger on education issues at The Huffington Post, weighs in on the decline of arts literacy, and how local arts...

2016 Concerto Competition Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2016 winners of Kaufman Music Center’s annual Concerto Competition!

You can see these extraordinary young artists, who are students at Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School and Young Artist Program, perform at the Winners Concert in Merkin Concert Hall on Sun, Jan 31 at 4:30 pm. Get tickets.

Eleanor Bent, flute
Young Artist Program,...

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 Merkin Concert Hall in June.

SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL (K-8)

SMS was selected to receive a 2015 Blackboard Award as part of...

What’s the Perfect Age to Take Up an Instrument? 40. 60. Or 85.

Marjorie Forbes really wanted to play the oboe. For years, she vowed that she would learn but never felt that she had the time. When she retired at age 68, she found a teacher she loved, and all the pieces fell into place. Now 82, she plays every week with chamber ensembles at Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School (LMS). “I’m just having the best time of my life,”...

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 pieces were commissioned by Metropolis Ensemble along with four other works by adult composers Brad Balliett, Doug Balliett,...

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 music-making leading up to a final performance on August 21, 2015 in Merkin Concert Hall. The program included works by...

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

Face the Music at Kaufman Music Center

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