Veronica Pellitteri, a Special Music School alumna who joined the school in 1997, passed away in October of this year following a car accident. She was 23 years old. A gifted pianist and vocalist, Veronica attended LaGuardia High School and later studied voice at Berklee College of Music. Veronica moved to Italy, where she was born, in 2010. She began attending medical...
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Photo above: SMS student Connor Tsui (far right) in The Metropolitan Opera's Die Zauberflote
SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL (K-8)
SMS students Juliet Besch-Turner (kindergarten, cello student of Yari Bond), Paul Besch-Turner (2nd grade, violin student of Matthew Reichert),...
On Friday, August 22, the 30 students in Lucy Moses School’s Summer String Fest capped an intensive week of lessons, sectionals and chamber orchestra instruction with a concert in Merkin Concert Hall.
WATCH VIDEOS of performance highlights:
GEMINIANI - Concerto Grosso "La Folia" by (Selected Variations)
ELGAR - Serenade for Strings (Larghetto)
STRAUSS - ...
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Me!
For the last five weeks, the students in the 2014 Summer Musical Theater Workshop at Lucy Moses School have been hard at work with some of NYC's most creative theater writers and directors to develop seven original musicals about everyday heroes.
Here are some highlights from the exuberant final performances in Merkin Concert...
How is YOUR musical spelling? Composer and Lucy Moses School faculty member Robinson McClellan and student Zahra Partovi wrestled with a topic that has perplexed musicians for centuries in a recent article on Noteflight.com:
"Have you ever wondered: 'should this note really be a C-sharp, or would it look better as a D-flat? What’s the difference, anyway, and who’s...
Congratulations to Lucy Moses School flute faculty member Mary Barto, who has been named a quarterfinalist for the Music Educator Award presented by the GRAMMY Foundation and the Recording Academy. The award recognizes educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of...
Congratulations to the 2014 Lucy Moses School graduates!
We wish them the best of luck as they move on to exciting new adventures.
Mayur Baruah (piano, student of Christine Yoon and Hector Martignon)
Gabriel Donald (piano & cello, student of Sergey Krivonos, Irina Krivonos and Vladimir Panteleyev) will attend Lehigh University, where he plans to major in...
Discovery Day 2014
at Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 4-7 pm
129 W. 67th St. between Broadway & Amsterdam, NYC
Kids sample different musical instruments alongside expert faculty
at New York City’s largest community arts school.
Have you ever wanted to try the oboe, wow the world on the saxophone or trumpet, or play the...
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This August, 35 young string players from the NYC area will have an unusual opportunity to hone their craft with the Grammy-winning Harlem Quartet, who will be the Quartet-in-Residence during the 2014 Summer String Fest (August 18-22, 2014) at Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School.
The annual, week-long Summer String Fest brings together talented young violinists,...