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Kaufman Music Center

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Kaufman Music Center is a performing arts school based in New York, NY that was founded in 1962. As of 2018 they had $8.7 million in revenue and $23 million in assets.

Kaufman Music Center stimulates appreciation and participation in music through music performance and education in ways that awaken creativity, advance innovation and create a sense of wonder among performers, students, teachers and the public at large.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center Lucy Moses School For Music And Dance.

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Program areas at Kaufman Music Center

Lucy Moses School, new york city's largest community School of the arts, serves all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels - from accomplished musicians to aspiring beginners. Each year 2,500 students of all ages come to lucy Moses School for lessons and classes in Music, Dance, and theater, as well as inspirational performances by peers and master classes by renowned musicians such as masao kawasaki, violin; fred sherry, cello; and almita vamos, violin. Advanced students can participate in the young artist program, which includes a study of an instrument, plus theory, ensemble and a robust performing schedule.

Special Music School opened in 1996 as a k-8 School and expanded in september 2013 to include a high School. It is now the only nyc k-12 public School that features Music as a core subject. Kaufman Music Center provides the entire Music program, which includes private lessons, classes in theory, Music history, and chorus. Funding for the Music program comes entirely from contributions to Kaufman Music Center since, as a public School, this education is tuition-free for students. The high School Music curriculum incorporates technology, entrepreneuership and boasts a robust ensemble program, including chorus, orchestra, wind ensemble, big band, improvisation, and chamber Music.

Merkin hall is renowned for its innovative and diverse programming - from experimental new works to classical concerts to broadway show tunes and family musicals. Its near perfect acoustics allow for the intimacy of chamber Music and large orchestral works to enlightening dialogues between artists and audience. Kaufman Music Center's presentations include: the ecstatic Music which focuses on musical collaborations across genres that are unexpected, bold and experimental, creating excitement and engagement with new kinds of concert experiences: tuesday matinees which feature the brightest rising stars in the classical Music scene; the broadway close up series which treats audiences to an insider's view of the musical theater world; the what makes it great with rob kapilow series which unravels and explores musical masterpieces with host, performers and audiences asking and finding out: what makes great Music great? These flagship series are a natural fit for the Center's dual roles in ...

Form 990s for Kaufman Music Center

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-08Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Sep 15, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Aug 16, 2016990View PDF
2014-08Jul 7, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Kaufman Music Center

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,337,909
Program services$5,160,614
Investment income and dividends$253,375
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-67,035
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$157,349
Net income from fundraising events$-84,520
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$8,757,692

Vendors for Kaufman Music Center

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-09-09
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█████ ███████Gala Management$33,0002018-08-01
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Personnel at Kaufman Music Center

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Catherine GanleyChief Operating Officer$117,661July 16, 2019
Kathy HubbardChief Administrative Officer-June 11, 2020
████ ███████Executive Director-June 11, 2020
████ ██████Director of Marketing and Communications$108,548Aug. 31, 2018
████ ██████████Communications Director-June 11, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Development$147,363June 11, 2020
█████ ██████Young People's Division Manager / Program Director for Lucy Moses School , Young People's Division-June 11, 2020
██████ ██████Director of Facilities-June 11, 2020
████ █████████Music Director / Director - Lucy Moses School$134,086June 11, 2020
████ ██████Director of Artistic Planning-June 11, 2020
...and 20 more key personnel

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19Omaha Conservatory of Music (OCM)501(c)(3)$2.9 millionOmaha, NE
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