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Kaufman Music Center 2019 Gala
June 3 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM$1000
The 2019 Kaufman Music Center Gala will Honor Kaufman Board of Trustees President Cathy White O’Rourke and The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund on Monday, June 3, 2019 at Guastavino’s. Hosted by WQXR Radio Personality Terrance McKnight, the Gala includes performances by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy Winner Caroline Shaw with the Attacca Quartet, students from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and the Kingston Piano Trio. The evening will benefit Kaufman Music Center’s music education programs, which serve more than 4,000 kids and teens annually. The Fund supports the music curriculum at Kaufman’s K-12 public school that teaches music as a core subject (Special Music School, M. 859), provides scholarships to underprivileged students at Manhattan’s largest community arts school (Lucy Moses School) and creates opportunities for children in New York City’s neediest schools to enjoy performances at Merkin Hall. Gala Chairs are Elaine & Henry Kaufman, Bethany & Robert B. Millard, the O’Rourke Family and Christina & Lawrence Wee. Gala Vice Chairs are Rosalind Devon & Sanford L. Batkin. Gala Dinner Chairs are Joel & Tracy Beckerman, Solange Landau, Sarah & Martin Leibowitz and Patricia & Lawrence Weinbach.