Public School for Musically Gifted Children
Public School for Musically Gifted Children
SMS is NY State’s #1 elementary and middle school based on state test scores!
SMS is NY State’s #1 elementary and middle school based on state test scores!
NY Post lists SMS High School as one of the Best High Schools in NYC!
NY Post lists SMS High School as one of the Best High Schools in NYC!

Special Music School at Kaufman Music Center

Grades K-8:
129 West 67th St, New York, NY 10023
Tel: 212-501-3318
office@specialmusicschool.org

Grade 9-12:
122 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
Tel: 917-441-3692
office@specialmusicschool.org

Music Office: 212-501-3316
KMC Front Desk:
212-501-3308
KMC Support:
212-501-3356

Parent Coordinator:
Lisa Stump
Tel: 917-441-3692, option 2
lisa@specialmusicschool.org

For SMS Admissions info, please visit: www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/sms/admissions/

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Lisa’s Weekly Note – December 10
Lisa’s Weekly Note – December 10
December 10, 2017
Hello SMS families. I hope you all enjoyed our first snowfall--it was great packing snow! Thank you to the HS families who have sent in tissues for our classrooms, please keep them coming ...
Amazon Shopping = School Earns Free Money!
Amazon Shopping = School Earns Free Money!
November 29, 2017
We wanted to remind everyone of the SMS Amazon program. This is not just for holiday shopping, but shop amazon anytime and SMS earns up to 15% in referral fees throughout the year.   C...
NY Times Obituary of KMC founder, Tzipora Jochsberger
NY Times Obituary of KMC founder, Tzipora Jochsberger
November 9, 2017
Tzipora Jochsberger, Founder of a Jewish Arts School, Dies at 96 Ms. Jochsberger said she founded what is now known as the Kaufman Music Center because she “wanted to use music as a means t
New York Post lists SMS High School as one of the Best High Schools in NYC!
Meet the Special Music School’s New Dean of Music
Meet the Special Music School’s New Dean of Music
September 6, 2017
DNAinfo By Jackson Chen | September 6, 2017 12:17pm Read on DNAInfo's Website  UPPER WEST SIDE — New York City's only music-focused K-12 school just named a ne
No. 1 Elementary and Middle school based on the state test scores in New York State!
No. 1 Elementary and Middle school based on the state test scores in New York State!
September 1, 2017
Congrats to the SMS parents, teachers and students on being ranked NY State’s #1 elementary and middle school based on the state test scores! Get details on Schooldigger. This comes
100% of SMS students meet or exceed state standards
100% of SMS students meet or exceed state standards
September 1, 2017
Top city schools in English proficiency The Academy for Excellence through the Arts (100 percent proficient) Special Music School (100)  Success Academy Charter School – Berg
Congratulations to the Special Music School High School Class of 2017!  
Congratulations to the Special Music School High School Class of 2017!  
June 30, 2017
The first ever class of graduating seniors at Kaufman Music Center's Special Music School High School is celebrating its 100% graduation and college acceptance rate....
SMS on CBS
SMS on CBS
June 21, 2017
CBS New York's CityViews host Sharon Barnes-Waters interviews Lydia Kontos, the SMS High School Advanced Men's Chorus and SMS composer and 2017 grad Zachary Detrick....

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