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COVID-19 Policies

Merkin Hall
Lucy Moses School
Face the Music

At Kaufman Music Center, your health and safety remain our biggest priority. We will continue to follow COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control, New York State and New York City as circumstances continue to change.

HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES FOR MERKIN HALL AUDIENCES

  • All guests must wear a mask properly at all times while in our performance venues including Merkin Hall and Ann Goodman Recital Hall.
  • Audience members age 12 and older must be fully vaccinated with an FDA or WHO approved vaccine and must show proof of vaccination along with a government-issued photo ID.
  • Audience members ages 5 to 11 must have at least one dose of an FDA or WHO approved vaccine. For audience members ages 5 to 11 who do not have a government-issued ID and must show proof of vaccination along with a government-issued photo ID, their identity can be verified by a parent of guardian upon entry.
  • Children age 4 and under and patrons who are not able to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief must show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time.

HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES AT LUCY MOSES SCHOOL

  • Proof of vaccination with a government-issued photo ID must be shown by all adults age 18 and older (including students, parents/caregivers, faculty, and staff) to enter the building.
  • As of Monday, July 18, 2022, masks are optional for all ages. Students, parents, faculty and accompanists who would like to wear masks are welcome to do so. We respect everyone’s individual choices.
  • Some faculty members may request that students continue to wear masks in their presence. We ask that you adhere to their wishes. Masks will continue to be available at the Front Desk if you need them and didn’t come with one.
  • All guests must wear a mask properly at all times while in our performance venues including Merkin Hall and Ann Goodman Recital Hall. For performers, masks are optional while performing. Performers need to put on masks if they join the audience before or after their performance time.

Please feel free to reach out to any of our registrars for guidance on classes and lessons at lucymosesschool@kaufmanmusiccenter.org or call 212 501 3360. 

 For in-person lessons: If you have tested positive or have symptoms, please contact your teacher to request online instruction.

For in-person classes: if you have tested positive or have symptoms, please contact your teacher to see if your class includes the option to join online.  Faculty and staff are trying to add this hybrid option to in-person classes when possible. 


HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES FOR FACE THE MUSIC

  • Proof of vaccination with a government-issued photo ID must be shown by all adults age 18 and older (including students, parents/caregivers, faculty, and staff) to enter the building.
  • As of Tuesday, March 8, Face the Music is mask-optional for students, teachers and parents.
  • All guests must wear a mask properly at all times while in our performance venues including Merkin Hall and Ann Goodman Recital Hall.