Founded in 1952 as a community music school, today’s Kaufman Music Center is one of the city’s most vibrant cultural organizations, combining world-class teaching with electrifying performances featuring rising young classical stars, Broadway icons and cutting-edge performer/composers who are re-defining contemporary music.
The Home of Merkin Concert Hall, Lucy Moses School and Special Music School
Launch event for Sir James Galway’s First Flute, online interactive lessons for flute students. Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center With Lady Jeanne Galway & Christoopher O’Riley, pianist and host of NPR’s “From the Top” Featuring Special Music School Flute students
Groundbreaking Guitarists premiere scores to classic silent films at The New York Guitar Festival!
Badi Assad William Kanengiser David Mozqueda Colin Davin Connie Sheu Jorge Caballero Brasil Guitar Duo Romero Lubambo Duo Siqueira/Lima Marc Ribot Chris Eldridge Kaki King Luther Dickinson Alvin Youngblood Hart Toubab Krewe Joseph Arthur
Legendary flute master Sir James Galway makes his expertise widely available with First Flute, for Beginners & Beyond, an online interactive series of lessons geared for flute students and music lovers of all ages.