"Folk, pop and classical music meet in unlikely places in South America," writes Jon Pareles in the New York Times. "That was one recurring motif, along with nimble fingers, attention to detail and a sense of humor, in Monday night’s concert at Merkin Concert Hall. It was the evening half of the New York Guitar Festival’s free pair of concerts, 'Guitar Marathon: Las...
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The Ecstatic Music Festival® is a collection of unique and utterly original collaborative concerts that bring together performers and composers from across the sonic spectrum.
Experience genre-bending performances that mesh a myriad of musical influences into events that are at once engaging, sophisticated and immediate....
Lucy Moses School and Merkin Concert Hall will be closed on the following dates:
THU 9/5 - FRI 9/6 (Rosh Hashanah)
THU 9/19 - FRI 9/20 (Sukkot)
THU 9/26 - FRI 9/27 (Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah)
As these holidays are built into the Lucy Moses School calendar. No makeups are required.
ECSTATIC® Summer Takes Over Hudson River Waterfront Site
for Two River to River Festival Concerts
Sat, June 29 & Sun, June 30, 5 pm
Brookfield Place Plaza, 220 Vesey St., NYC
This year’s ECSTATIC® Summer event – part concert and part “happening” – will take over Brookfield Place with over a dozen musicians featuring two full sets of newly commissioned,...
Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Music Center
Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 4-7 pm
Children Are Invited Try Different Musical Instruments at this FREE Annual Event
at New York City’s Largest Community Arts School
At this FREE event, children ages four and up can try out a wide range of instruments under the guidance of Lucy Moses School’s dedicated and...
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Kaufman Music Center's Tuesday Matinees series presents some of today’s finest young classical performers who are well on their way to international renown. The 2013-14 artists include some extraordinary ensembles, including ECCO (East Coast Chamber Orchestra), the Ariel Quartet, the Lysander Piano Trio and MultiPiano, a dazzling keyboard spectacle featuring young...
by Joseph C. Phillips Jr.
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5. Alpha Man
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March 16, 2013
Ecstatic Music Festival
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
by Joseph C. Phillips Jr.
The next three concerts at the Ecstatic Music Festival each feature at least one of my favorite experimentally-minded artists from the indie rock world (I say "from" in the sense that this is where they've gotten the most traction, not to say that this is necessarily where they see themselves as belonging), all coming into dialogue with incredible composers and new...
Watch a video of the January 26 Ecstatic Music Festival concert with Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Causing a Tiger and Face the Music!
You can also listen to the audio on demand on Q2 Music.
Members of Lucy Moses School's acclaimed faculty performed a variety of chamber music, including pieces written by our composition faculty, in Merkin Concert Hall on January 30. The concert featured Mary Barto, Roni Ben-Hur, Julia Bruskin, Sage Cole, Susan Friedlander, Valerie Holms, Mikyung Kim, Brian Krinke, Hector Martignon, Mara Milkis, Nils Neubert, Morrie Sherry,...