Ages 11 – 18
Session: August 5 – 9
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2024
Registration fee: $45
Location: Warwick, NY
For intermediate and advanced level students.
Develop your piano playing skills with New York City’s top instructors! Skilled pianists receive individual lessons, participate in ensembles, attend musicianship classes, engage in improvisation and movement workshops, learn from enriching lectures and presentations by faculty and guest artists, and connect with fellow students in fun summer activities throughout the day.
“I’m excited to share the exceptional teachers at Kaufman with families from all around our area at our new summer camp. They've improved my own children's lives for over a decade.” – Orli Shaham
Camp Hours: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
No audition required. Participants will be asked to provide a video by April 1 for class placement.
Special Offer: Register by March 4th for 10% off tuition
IGAL KESSELMAN, SESSION DIRECTOR
A pianist praised by The New York Times, Igal serves as Director of Kaufman’s Lucy Moses School and Music Director of Special Music School. One of today’s most forward-thinking performers and music educators, he also curates Kaufman’s popular Tuesday Matinees series and is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition. Igal holds degrees from S. Rubin Academy of Music and Peabody Conservatory of Music.
A strong advocate for social equality, critically-acclaimed pianist, activist and educator Kyle P. Walker is a founding member of the activist orchestra The Dream Unfinished. He’s been featured on NPR and NY Public Radio and has performed at many prestigious venues including the Apollo Theater and the Kennedy Center. Kyle received his MM from Mannes College and teaches at Kaufman Music Center, the Fort Lee School of Music and the Artist Program at Suzuki on the Island.