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See Photos from Friday’s Spring Showcase!

This past Friday, students from Kaufman Center's Young Artist Program and Special Music School  presented a Spring Showcase in Merkin Concert Hall.  View photos from the event here:

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ComposerCraft Students to Premiere Works at (Le) Poisson Rouge on May 19

On Saturday, May 19 at 1 pm, the Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble will perform works composed by ComposerCraft students from Kaufman Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School: Paris Lavidis, Mai Brown, Abe Gold, Zachary Detrick, Sofia Belimova and Kyrie McIntosh at downtown performance venue (Le) Poisson Rouge, as part of 2012…

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Face the Music to Perform with Philip Glass Ensemble on June 20

Come celebrate Philip Glass's 75th birthday in Rockefeller Park, when Kaufman Center's Face the Music "alt-classical" teen ensemble performs Glassworks on a bill with the Philip Glass Ensemble. This FREE outdoor concert, part of the River to River Festival, takes place on Wednesday, June 20 at 7 pm. Get more info.

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Watch Music Education in Action

More than 25% of children and teens studying music at Kaufman Center's Lucy Moses School receive financial assistance. Support from friends like you makes it possible for deserving children to gain a lifetime of music. Click here to make a donation.

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Lucy Moses School’s Young People’s Division has a new video!

Hear what students, parents and faculty are saying about New York’s largest community arts school! Please help spread the word by forwarding to a friend or sharing via Facebook and Twitter. Get info about classes and lessons at Lucy Moses School online, or call us at 212 501 3360.

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Music Education, Broadway Style

Thousands of children in New York have received their first taste of the great Broadway musicals not along the Great White Way, but a little farther uptown at Merkin Concert Hall. They may have sung along to songs from Hello, Dolly or West Side Story, or come on stage to participate in a game inspired by Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods. Created in 2007, Kaufman Ce…

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Leadership Profile: Rosalind Devon

Read a profile of Rosalind in The Wall Street Journal. Rosalind Devon remembers first hearing about Kaufman Center as a child, when a composer friend of the family used to talk about a “magical” institution then known as the Hebrew Arts School. Decades later she got to know the Center herself – as a student, faculty member, Board member and, most recentl…

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Leadership Profile: Andrea Brown

Good theater programs for children are hard to find, Andrea Brown discovered. Dissatisfied with the classes her daughter Carrie had tried, she enrolled her then-8-year-old in Sean Hartley’s Musical Theater Workshop at Lucy Moses School. Carrie (now a recent college graduate) loved the program so much she returned year after year, performed in Poppy Seed Players conc…

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Scholarship Luncheon Honors Wendy Mosler

On Wednesday, March 13, 2012, more people gathered for Lucy Moses School’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon than ever before. This isn’t surprising, considering the event’s honoree, Kaufman Center Trustee Wendy Mosler. Though Wendy has no formal training in music or music education, she has become one of Kaufman Center’s dearest and most valued friends …

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New Theater Wing Artist-In-Residence Program

For more than a decade, Kaufman Center’s Theater Wing has developed new shows for its Poppy Seeds Players series through the “Planting New Seeds” commissioning program. This year, the Theater Wing has created a new Artist-in-Residence program. Instead of commissioning a specific work for hire, residencies support artists as they work on their own indepen…

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