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Lucy Moses School’s Young People’s Division has a new video!

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Music Education, Broadway Style

Thousands of children in New York have received their first taste of the great Broadway musicals not along the Great White Way, but a little farther uptown at Merkin Concert Hall. They may have sung along to songs from Hello, Dolly or West Side Story, or come on stage to participate in a game inspired by Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods. Created in 2007, Kaufman...

New Theater Wing Artist-In-Residence Program

For more than a decade, Kaufman Center’s Theater Wing has developed new shows for its Poppy Seeds Players series through the “Planting New Seeds” commissioning program. This year, the Theater Wing has created a new Artist-in-Residence program. Instead of commissioning a specific work for hire, residencies support artists as they work on their own independent projects....

Kaufman Center Board Chairman is Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Rosalind Devon, Chairman of Kaufman Center's Board of Trustees, was featured in Melanie Grayce West's "Donor of the Day" column in The Wall Street Journal on April 21-22, 2012.

"To Rosalind Devon, music is everything," writes West. "She is the chair of the board of trustees for the Kaufman Center, a New York performance space and school for music, housing the Lucy...

Faculty Notes - Spring 2012

Congratulations to the Lucy Moses School faculty members who performed at the annual Faculty in Concert event in Merkin Concert Hall on January 25, 2012. This wonderful evening featured chamber performances by 23 faculty members, including two world premieres.

Svetlana Smolina (Piano) performed as a soloist at Walt Disney Concert Hall with iPalpiti Orchestra and...

Lucy Moses School Student Notes - Spring 2012

Concerto Competition winners Elliot Chang (Cello) and Alice Ivy Pemberton (Violin) performed with a professional orchestra at Merkin Concert Hall on February 12.

Performer Certificate Program student Michael Eliran (Composition) performed his own songs at Rockwood Music Hall on February 4, 2012. Read an interview with Michael in Downtown Magazine.

Alice Ivy...

Spaces still available in Lucy Moses School’s Summer String Fest!

For children looking for a perfect way to hone their string skills this summer, registration for Lucy Moses School's Summer String Fest is currently open! The program features chamber orchestra and sectional group instruction, and will culminate with a performance in Merkin Concert Hall on Friday, August 17th.

For more information, call 212-501-3360.

NEW dance classes just added for Summer 2012!


Lucy Moses School has just opened four more dance classes for the Summer 2012 session!  In our dance program, children experience the joy of movement in a fun group setting.  Students receive a strong introduction to technique while building flexibility and improvisational skills.

Pre-Ballet (Ages 3 and 4)
TUE 4:45 – 5:30 pm
June 26 – August 7

Creative Dance...

Lucy Moses School Dance Recitals

The Lucy Moses School Spring Dance Recitals feature students from dance classes for ages 4-5 and older.  These recitals in Merkin Concert Hall give students a chance to share what they have worked on during the school year and help build performance skills.  Each recital is professionally recorded and DVDs are available for purchase.

For ticket inforimation about a...

Kaufman Center’s Face the Music Teen Ensemble is Featured in the NY Times!

"At first glance the ensemble setting up in a fifth-floor classroom at the Kaufman Center on West 67th Street in Manhattan seems like any other student group and exactly what you would expect to find in a building that houses two music schools and Merkin Concert Hall," writes Allan Kozinn in the New York Times. "Teenage string and brass players tune their instruments...

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