Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center
New York, NY 10023

Job Details


Kaufman Music Center ( is one of New York City's most vibrant cultural organizations, combining the finest in music education for all ages with world class performance in Merkin Hall. Founded in 1952 as a community school for pre-conservatory music training, today's Center provides entertainment, education, and inspiration for more than 75,000 New Yorkers every year.  Kaufman Music Center is made up of three unique divisions: Merkin Hall is renowned for its innovative and diverse programming spanning classical, new music, jazz, popular music and Broadway as well as for its perfect acoustics; Lucy Moses School, New York’s largest community arts school, offers classes in music, dance and theater for all ages, backgrounds and skill levels; Special Music School is the only K-12 public school in New York for musically gifted children—and a leading music education innovator.

Kaufman Music Center is looking for part-time Ushers to join the front-of-house team at the renowned Merkin Hall. Various shifts available:  mornings, matinees and evenings. Weekend availability preferred. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Providing courteous service to our patrons
·         Directing and/or escorting patrons to their seats
·         Enforcing house rules and late seating policy
·         Assisting with fire code safety procedures
·         Setting up and operating the coat check room and concessions stand
·         Other duties assigned by house manager
·         Exceptional customer service ability
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Good problem solving skills.
·         Prior experience in a concert hall/theater

To apply: email letter and resume to and include “Usher” in the subject line. Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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