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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 a…

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Q&A with Broadway Stars Rebecca Luker & Sally Wilfert

Broadway stars and “Broadway Close Up” series audience favorites Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert talk about their two-woman show “All the Girls” – coming to Merkin Hall on September 23! – and reveal what it’s like to create a show with your best friend! What inspired you to create “All the Girls”? Sally: In the fall of …

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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 sp…

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Announcing the 2019-20 Season at Kaufman Music Center!

Dear Friends, At Kaufman Music Center, we see music opening doors and transforming lives every day. People often tell me that their lives have been profoundly changed by their experiences here – by lessons that ignited a lifelong passion, a deeply inspiring performance, or an opportunity to connect artistically and personally with others. That’s why we’ve…

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Rob Kapilow Reveals the Origins of “What Makes It Great?”

Get a sneak preview of the 2019-20 What Makes It Great? Season! Rob Kapilow reveals the origin of What Makes It Great? During my freshman year at college, I was fortunate enough to take an inspiring Art History course with a wonderful professor named Robert Herbert. Before taking the class, I had enjoyed going to museums, liked certain paintings, didn’t like others, …

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Watch Our Video Playlist of the 2019 Ecstatic Music Festival Artists

Preview the remarkable lineup of composers and performers at the 2019 Ecstatic Music Festival, which begins on January 7! Get tickets. wild Up with Bjork Zola Jesus performs live at Webster Hall William Britelle with fellow Ecstatic Music Festival performer Wye Oak Deerhoof performs live in Tokyo Tigue performs at National Sawdust Ir…

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