Kaufman Music Center / Merkin Concert Hall

Kaufman Music Center is New York’s go-to place for music education and performance. It’s where music lovers, from curious fans to renowned performers, come together to explore their musical passions. 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.


Merkin Concert Hall presents adventurous work by contemporary composers and some of today’s most acclaimed and inspiring performers.

Kaufman is offering discounted tickets to the following concerts listed below. Student tickets must be bought online or on the phone (212 501 3303).

Ecstatic Music
Give Voice
Music Speaks
Piano Dialogues
NY Virtuoso Singers
Tuesday Matinees

What Makes It Great

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Ukrainian Contemporary Music Festival ($10-20)


Kaufman Music Center offers internships in development, marketing, and education programs.

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