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New York Family Spotlights Lucy Moses School Dance Program

Picking the Right Dance Genre for Your Child "Is your child ready to make the jump from twirling around the living room to sashaying across the studio?" writes Samantha Lauriello in New York Family Magazine. When considering enrolling your child in dance classes, you'll have to decide whcih genre is the right fit. We asked experts from some of the city's leading d…

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Special Music School Alumnus Profle: Luis Diaz

“What I gained and what I felt at Special Music School—that wonder, that desire, that curiosity, and that sense of abandon and childlike passion—has acted as the catalyst for everything that I’ve become today.”   Luis Diaz first picked up the recorder in fourth grade at his elementary school in Upper Manhattan and soon earned a scholarsh…

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PROFILE: Aurora Celestin, 2016 Lucy Moses School Graduate

This spring, Aurora Celestin had a problem most high school seniors would envy: Which college should she choose after receiving acceptance letters from Harvard, Columbia, Barnard, Smith, Wellesley, Swarthmore, Fordham, Vassar, Sarah Lawrence, The New School and Hunter College? Like many of this year’s Lucy Moses School graduates, Aurora has more or less grown up at …

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Renew Your What Makes It Great? subscription or become a new subscriber!

Welcome to the 2016-17 Season! Current subscribers: Renew by June 6 to keep your seats! Not a subscriber yet? Call the Box Office to become a new subscriber today.   Box Office: 212 501 3330. Hours: Sun-Thu 12-7 pm; Fri 12-4 pm; closed Saturday     Here's a Sneak Preview of the 2016-17 Performances:   Mon, Nov 7, 2016, 7:30 pm BEETHOVEN&#…

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Flute Masterclass with Sir James Galway - April 11

The globally renowned performer and educator Sir James Galway will give a flute masterclass with students from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School and Special Music School on Monday, April 11 from 3 - 5:15 pm in the Ackman Space (Merkin Concert Hall Balcony Lobby). Featuring flutists Tamar Benami, Olive Glass, Thomas Lei and Sophia Reyes. This event is FREE and o…

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Special Music School Concerto Competition Winners Concert - Apr 2

Saturday, April 2, 7 pm, FREE Auditorium of the MLK Educational Complex, Amsterdam Ave. btw 65th & 66th St. Some of Special Music School High School’s most exciting young talents will be showcased on Saturday, April 2 at the MLK Educational Complex in Manhattan. The extraordinarily talented winners of the school's first ever Concerto Competition will perform…

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An Interview with Soprano Julia Bullock

On April 5, 2016, Kaufman Music Center welcomed soprano Julia Bullock to Merkin Concert Hall, where she performed a Tuesday Matinee of pieces carefully curated to reflect her unique identity. Originally from St. Louis, the fast-rising Millennial’s resume already boasts degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Bard College, an Artist Diploma from Juilliard, …

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New Videos & Recordings

Watch videos and listen to recordings of performances at Merkin Concert Hall and beyond, including student performances, the Ecstatic Music Festival, What Makes It Great? and Face the Music! Click to listen to a recording of the March 8, 2016 Henry Schneider Scholarship Concert, featuring outstanding performances by Lucy Moses School students Leah Amory, Ethan Brown, Grac…

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Rock n’ Shop Flea Market Comes to the Ecstatic Music Festival!

Wed, Mar 2 at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Concert Hall Free and open to the public from 2 to 5:30 pm; Open to Ecstatic Music Festival ticketholders only from 6:45 to 9:30 pm. On Mar 2, Rock n' Shop, Bushwick’s first  pop up “alternative mall,” heads uptown to Kaufman Music Center, bringing its unique shopping, dining and entertainment exp…

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Upcoming Student & Faculty Performances

Mark your calendars for these performances featuring Kaufman Music Center students and faculty.   Tue, Aug 2 & Wed, Aug 3, 6:30 pm LMS Summer Musical Theater Workshop Final Performance Merkin Concert Hall Fri, Aug 25, 3 pm LMS Summer String Fest Final Performance Merkin Concert Hall

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