Thurnauer School of Music

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At Thurnauer, we offer a wealth of opportunities to connect with music through recitals, concerts, master classes and special performances, during the school year. Be inspired by the music of students and the artistry of renowned musicians.

Concerts and Event Calendar

Upcoming Events

Percussion Students of Jeff Kraus
Sun, Jun 1, 7:45 pm

Cello Students of Sam Bae
Sun, Jun 4, 9:30 am

Violin Students of Misako Sato and Ellie Sturrock
Sun, Jun 4, 11 am

SHIRAH Choir Spring Concert
Annual Bernie and Ruth Weinflash z’l Memorial Concert 29th Season
Marsha Bryan Edelman, conductor Jiyoung Kim, piano
Sun, Jun 4, 7 pm
Celebrating Israel @ 75

Public $20
Members $16
Students $10 (Student tickets must be purchased at the door)

All concerts subject to change

Voice Students Spring Recital
Fri, Jun 9, 5 pm

Saxophone Students of Zach Herchen
Sun, Jun 11, 9:30 am

Piano Students of Kazuko Hayami and Diana Mase
Sun, Jun 11, 11 am

Cello Students of Madeleine Golz
Sun, Jun 11, 2 pm

Guitar Year-End Celebration
Students of Seth Himmelhoch, Jonathan Trotta, and Stuart Klinger
Sun, Jun 11, 4 pm

Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer Spring Concert
Emma Brondolo, Artistic Director; Jiyoung Kim, Pianist
Wed, Jun 14, 7 pm

Flute Picture Playdown
Students of Noelle Perrin-Bryson
Wed, Jun 14, 7 pm

24th Annual Dr. Sandra O. Gold Founder’s Day Concert
Featuring Thurnauer ensembles and celebrating volunteers and graduating seniors.
Ensembles to perform include oboe, saxophone, viola, and violin groups; Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer, the Thurnauer Quartet, and faculty performing works by Thurnauer composers.
To benefit the Sandra O. Gold Music School Founders Fund, established through the generosity of Russ and Angelica Berrie
Thur, Jun 15, 6:30 pm

Senior Graduation Recital featuring Leena Zhu, piano student of Steven Masi
Sun, Jun 18, 5 pm

Senior Graduation Recital featuring Morgan Pounder, voice student of Emma Brondolo and clarinet student of Donald Mokrynski
Mon, Jun 19, 7 pm

Alumni Recital featuring Anthony Gurunian, former piano student of Steven Masi
Mon, Jun 26, 7 pm

Past Events

JCC-KCC Friendship Concert
Sun, Oct 30, 5pm
A concert collaboration between the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Thurnauer School of Music, The Korean Community Center, and the New York Young Arts Foundation.

SHIRAH Choir Annual Chanukah Concert
Sun, Dec 11
Marsha Bryan Edelman, conductor
Jiyoung Kim, pianist

Pianist Steven Masi and Friends: 70th Birthday Musical Celebration
Sun, Jan 15

Flute Workshop: Practice Strategies with Tara Helen O’Connor
Tue, Jan 17

34th annual Gift of Music Gala Benefit Concert
Featuring cellist Astrid Schween and pianist Yoon Lee
Celebrating Madeleine Golz
Sun, Jan 29
Enjoy the beautiful journal from this year’s gala. The journal includes ads from our supporters, artists’ bios, student performers, and more. 

Violin Master Class featuring Mimi Zweig
Sun, Mar 12, 2 pm

Alumni Recital featuring violinist Leo Besen
with pianist Dena Levine
Music of Handel, Beethoven Wieniawski
Mon, Mar 27, 8pm

Guitar Master Class featuring Ana Vidovic
Sun, Apr 2, 2pm

Thurnauer Chamber Music Series
Sun, Apr 16, 3pm 

Cello Solos featuring students of Sam Bae, Dr. Sarah Bish, and Madeleine Golz
Sun, Apr 23, 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm

Lolita Mayadas Piano Honors Recital
Sun, April 30, 4:30 pm

Thurnauer String Quartet
Ensemble coached by Francesca Silos
Fri, May 5, 4:15 pm

Sun, May 7: Thurnauer Creativity Fest
2pm: Composition Recital
5pm: Musicianship Madness

Student Showcase Recital featuring Sylvia Lee, cello student of Madeleine Golz
Duk Kyu Kim, piano
Mon, May 8, 8:15 pm

Violin Family & Friends Recital
Wed, May 10, 6:30 pm

Cello Master Class featuring Julian Schwarz
Thur, May 11, 4pm

Guitar Ensembles
Led by Seth Himmelhoch, Jonathan Trotta, and Stuart Klinger Taub Auditorium
Sun, May 21, 3:30 pm

Celebrating the music of Franz Schubert, featuring students of Steven Masi’s Advanced
Sun, May 21, 5 pm

Cello Groups
Led by Sarah Bish
Tue, May 23, 4:30 pm

Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
Diego Garcia, conductor
Yael Pinchuk, piano soloist, Winner of the 2023 Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition
Wed, May 24, 7 pm

Flute Students of Noelle Perrin-Bryson
Wed, May 24, 7:30 pm
Eric Brown Theater

Past Student Recitals:
Sep 18: 2 pm
Oct 23: 11 am; 2:30 pm
Oct 30: 11 am; 2 pm
Nov 20: 11:30 am; 2:30 pm; 4 pm
Dec 18: 11 am, 2:30 pm; 4 pm
Jan 15, 9:30 am and 11 am
Jan 22, 11 am
Feb 12: 10 am, 11:30 am
Feb 19, 10 am, 11:30 am, 2:30 pm
Mar 19, 10 am, 11:30 am
Mar 26, 9:30 am, 11 am
May 7: 10 am, 11:30 am

Department and Studio Recitals and Honors Concerts
Guitar Spring Concert: Tue, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Dr. Paul and Aranka Kaplan Honors Recital: Sun, Mar 26, 2 pm

Department Recitals
Flutes in the Frost Winter Concert: Tue, Dec 13, 7 pm
Saxophone Winter Concert : Wed, Dec 14, 7:30 pm
Guitar Winter Concert : Tue, Dec 20, 6:30 pm
Voice Department Recital: Thur, Dec 22, 6 pm
Young People’s Chorus at Thurnauer Winter Concert: Wed, Jan 11, 7 pm
Violin Playdown: Sun, Jan 22 2:30 pm
Flute Students of Noelle Perrin-Bryson: Tue, Feb 14, 7:30 pm

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