Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

Merkin Concert Hall’s innovative programming, intimate scale and near perfect acoustics have earned it a reputation as one of New York City’s finest concert venues. In addition to cutting-edge new music, Merkin Concert Hall presents some of the best new talents in the classical world, celebrations of musical theater with Broadway’s top professionals and lively musical revues for children and families. Signature series include the Ecstatic Music Festival, Broadway Close Up, Tuesday Matinees, the New York Guitar Festival, Broadway Playhouse, Poppy Seed Players, New York Festival of Song and New Sounds Live hosted by WNYC’s John Schaefer.

Kaufman Music Center is New York’s go-to place for music education and performance. We are Merkin Concert Hall; Lucy Moses School, New York’s largest community arts school; and Special Music School, a K-12 public school for musically gifted children.
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