As one of the premier institutions for the study of music, Manhattan School of Music draws talented individuals from all over the world who are passionate and dedicated to every aspect of music — classical and jazz, vocal and instrumental, performance and composition. Entrance auditions are held to identify students who possess the drive, potential, and talent to become world-class musicians. We welcome you to learn more below.

General Information

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Application & Audition Information

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Barnard/MSM Lesson Exchange Program

Precollege Admissions

For information on instruction for primary and secondary school-age children and young adults, please see Manhattan School of Music's Precollege Division

Upcoming Events

OCSA School Visit

Orange County School of the Arts
Friday, October 24
10:30 am – 11:00 am

LACHSA’s College Fair Day

Los Angeles County High School
for the Arts
Friday, October 24
12:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Los Angeles Performing And Visual Arts Fair

University of California, Los Angeles - Ackerman Union
Saturday, October 25
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

San Francisco Performing And Visual Arts Fair

South San Francisco Conference Center
Sunday, October 26
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Portland Performing And Visual Arts Fair

Portland Art Museum
Monday, October 27
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Seattle Performing And Visual Arts Fair

Seattle Center - Fisher Pavilion
Tuesday, October 28
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm