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Musical Storefronts

  • <p>Matt Doyle, vocalist & Will Van Dyke, piano</p>
  • <p>Gabrielle Stravelli Trio</p>
  • <p>JACK Quartet</p>
  • <p>big dog little dog</p>
  • <p>Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo soprano & Felipe Hostins, accordion</p>
  • <p>Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony</p>
  • <p>big dog little dog</p>
  • <p>Gil Shaham & Adele Anthony</p>
  • <p>Charles Yang & Peter Dugan</p>
  • <p>JACK Quartet</p>
  • <p>Sean Lee, violin</p>
  • <p>Michelle Ross & Amy Yang</p>

Through mid-March 2021
Artists and programs will be announced at the storefront on the day of the performance.

Musical Storefronts is in the news!

Watch on WABCWCBS and Reuters, or read about it in The Wall Street Journal, ForbesILovetheUpperWestSide.com or The Violin Channel. Read an interview with KMC Executive Director Kate Sheeran and Alphadyne Foundation Adviser Jay Dweck in The Violin Channel.

"It’s so nice to be able to see the audience, and see their joy. It’s infectious. There’s a lot of healing and hope in music, and unity. Right now with all the isolation and everything that’s going on in the world, I feel like we need a lot more community, we need more to bring us together, and music is a great vehicle and language to do that."  – Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo soprano and Musical Storefronts performer

This winter, Kaufman Music Center brings live music back to NYC’s Upper West Side with a new pop-up concert series featuring more than 100 of our city’s finest performers, including chamber musicians, soloists, Broadway stars from Hamilton, Tootsie and Company, and artists you’ll know from the Merkin Hall stage. Presented in partnership with the Alphadyne Foundation, Musical Storefronts provides work to artists severely impacted by the cancellation of live performances in a format that takes into account all necessary health and safety measures for both artists and audiences.

To limit crowd size and ensure social distancing, artists and programs will be announced at the storefront on the day of performances. We can’t reveal the UWS location, but it won’t be hard to find!

Special thanks to Jay Dweck, Steinway & Sons, the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and Milstein Properties.

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