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Meet Christina Nelson, French Horn Player & Special Music School Student


Here at Kaufman Music Center, our supporters make student success happen every day. We're delighted to share another story that your support makes possible.

Christina Nelson is currently in 10th grade at Special Music School, where she plays French horn. Her father is a jazz pianist, so music runs in the family. In addition to her music curriculum, she loves math and English classes at SMS. Right now, she plans to pursue a career in medicine and dreams of attending either Columbia or NYU.

She says, “SMS is such a unique community. Because it is so small, I feel like I have a relationship with all of my teachers and this is very special. They are all able to care about us individually.

“I also like that everybody that is a student here has something in common – their love of music. All of the students here are so welcoming...everybody here is so supportive and kind, and to be part of this community is amazing.”

Praise and positivity like this happen only with your support. Please help someone like Christina enjoy the gift of music this holiday season by donating to Kaufman Music Center.