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Special Music School At 20! Yes, The Special Music School is in its 20th year ... and celebrating its first Graduating 12th Grade Class.  A marvelous journey just keeps getting stronger and better. Congratulations to all the Kaufman Music Center staff, especially Lydia Kontos, and the SMS Teachers and Administration. SMS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATING CLASS OF 2017 "MUSIC SCHOOL CRANKS OUT GENIUSES" Kids at this music school rock state English and math exams. By Selim Algar | August 25, 2016 To read the article, click this link: http://nypost.com/2016/08/25/kids-at-this-music-school-rock-state-english-and-math-exams/
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Music School Cranks Out Geniuses

Music School Cranks Out Geniuses

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Kids at this music school rock state English and math exams.  By Selim Algar | August 25, 2016 They’re hitting an academic high note. Students at a Manhattan public school spend more time practicing their piano and cello than hitting their textbooks — and still manage to drown out the competition in math and English.  The Special Music School at the Kaufman Music Center, which includes kindergarten through 12th grade, is the only city campus that makes music a core part of its curriculum. And its teachers credit the melody-making for their students’ chart-topping test scores. To read the article, click this link: http://nypost.com/2016/08/25/kids-at-this-music-school-rock-state-english-and-math-exams/
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SMS Sings for 2013 Inauguration

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Special Music School Elementary School Chorus, led by Sean Hartley, sang for the Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama in 2013. The kids start singing at 3 minutes and 17 seconds, if you want to skip ahead. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwbNzNMfGnk
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