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Q&A with Broadway Stars Rebecca Luker & Sally Wilfert

Broadway stars and “Broadway Close Up” series audience favorites Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert talk about their two-woman show “All the Girls” – coming to Merkin Hall on September 23! – and reveal what it’s like to create a show with your best friend! What inspired you to create “All the Girls”? Sally: In the fall of …

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Valentina Derolph Gives Us the Inside Story on the Summer Musical Theater Workshop

Lucy Moses School student Valentina Derolph has been very busy learning songs and practicing her lines for this year’s Summer Musical Workshop (SMTW) performances in Merkin Hall. A seasoned SMTW veteran at age seven-and-a-half, she played a villager in the musical “Appelmando’s Dream” last year; this year she took the stage as a hunter’s child…

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Lucy Moses School Open House for Adults - Try Out Music, Dance & Theater Classes on Sep 12

Connect with music at the 2019 Lucy Moses School Adult Division Open House! Thu, Sep 12, 4-7 pm Kaufman Music Center 129 W. 67th St., Manhattan RSVP: 212 501 3360 or lucymosesschool@kaufmanmusiccenter.org Music lessons aren't just for kids! Learning is lifelong. If learning to play an instrument is on your bucket list, or you'd like to take your musical skills to t…

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LMS Pianist Ben Sloane on Re-connecting with Music After Retirement

For Ben Sloane, Retirement Is the Perfect Time to Re-Connect with Music “I’m surprised that I’m playing better now than I did as a kid. I feel good about that.” Decades ago, Ben Sloane faced a problem shared by many musicians: How to balance music with the demands of career and family? A professional pianist who often toured with national production…

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A Conversation with Elka & Jacob Wade

At Kaufman Music Center, July is a magical month for Summer Musical Theater Workshop participants, who spend five high-energy weeks singing, dancing, acting and starring in original musicals written just for them. Like many SMTW alumni, siblings Jacob and Elka Wade first came to the program as young children and returned year after year as campers, and then as interns. Thi…

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Kaufman Music Center Announces 2019-20 Artists-in-Residence

2019-20 Artists-in-Residence: JACK Quartet, Nathalie Joachim and Rob Kapilow New Residency Program Puts Acclaimed Artists on Stage and in the Classroom at Kaufman Music Center This fall, Kaufman Music Center will launch a new Artist-in-Residence program that embeds acclaimed, multi-faceted artists who are transforming the music world within a broad range of KMC programs sp…

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Announcing the 2019-20 Season at Kaufman Music Center!

Dear Friends, At Kaufman Music Center, we see music opening doors and transforming lives every day. People often tell me that their lives have been profoundly changed by their experiences here – by lessons that ignited a lifelong passion, a deeply inspiring performance, or an opportunity to connect artistically and personally with others. That’s why we’ve…

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2019 Lucy Moses School Discovery Day - Instrument Petting Zoo

Thank you to all of the budding musicians, parents and caregivers who made music with us at the 2019 Discovery Day Instrument Petting Zoo on June 13! View photos below. Explore what Lucy Moses School has to offer! Private Lessons Suzuki Dalcroze Early Childhood 2019 Summer Musical Theater Workshop Questions? Just call our friendly Registrars at 212 501 3360.

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Senior Division Semi-Finalists - 2019 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition

Competition Home Page Congratulations to the Senior Division Finalists: Raymond Feng, Adrian King, Shuming "Alan" Mao, Benjamin Rossen, Karina Tseng and Haozhou Wang. Carrie Chen Pianist Carrie Chen, 16, has already won many top prizes, including First Place, ‘Music Teachers National Association’ (MTNA) Senior Piano Competition’ NJ State level and Eastern…

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Junior 2 Division Semi-Finalists - 2019 Kaufman Music Center International Youth Piano Competition

Competition Home Page Alex Chen Alex Chen, age 14, began studying piano at age 5, and has been a student of Zena Ilyashov since age 8. His recent accomplishments include winning the MTNA Junior Piano Competition state round in 2018, the 1st prize at Young Artist I division at the 2018 Chicago International Music Competition, performance of Schumann piano concerto, 1st move…

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