Lucy Moses School News

John Glover Named Director of Artistic Planning at Kaufman Music Center

The accomplished composer, producer, curator and arts administrator John Glover has been named Director of Artistic Planning at NYC’s Kaufman Music Center. Vice President and Director of the Orchestra of St. Luke's DiMenna Center for Classical Music since 2013, Glover is Artistic Director of the Look+Listen Festival and has produced numerous new music festivals…

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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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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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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Lucy Moses Students Raise More than $43K for their Peers in Need

This year, Lucy Moses School will award scholarships to more than 200 young people, who could not otherwise afford to take classes and lessons. To help make this possible, on Sunday, February 10, Lucy Moses School hosted its third-annual Play-a-thon Scholarship Drive. More than 80 musicians of all banded together for an all-day music marathon, which raised over $43,611 for…

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Face the Music Awarded a Challenge Grant

It's a great time to support Face the Music! The Barbara Bell Cumming Charitable Trust recognizes the importance of new music with a challenge: All new and increased donations to Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music youth new music program before March 31 will be doubled up to $10,000. This funding will go directly towards hiring coaches, conductors and…

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Meet Eve Schwartz, A Vocalist at Lucy Moses School

A professional singer eager to expand her knowledge of Yiddish music, Eve Schwartz first came to Kaufman Music Center’s Lucy Moses School in 1981. At that time she studied with two of the foremost authorities in Yiddish repertoire, Misha Alexandrovich and Mascha Benya. Since then she’s sung in various LMS choruses, and today you can find her singing Jewish…

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Meet Andrew Chung, Lucy Moses School’s Youngest Student

Lucy Moses School’s youngest student will turn two this spring. Andrew Chung loves his Music for Toddlers class, especially the welcome song when the teacher sings his name. A huge fan of M&Ms, Andrew is partial to toy cars and trucks with flashing lights and sirens. It’s never too early to introduce children to music! “I just want him to have a love…

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