Manhattan School of Music's special programs offer a number of unique learning opportunities beyond our general academic curriculum. These programs enable you to enrich your musical training experience and develop new perspectives on the performing arts.
Outreach / Engagement
Manhattan School of Music continually seeks funding for these important outreach initiatives, from sponsoring an MSM Summer participant to underwriting a year of instrumental lessons in a New York City public school.
Barnard/MSM Cross-Registration Program
The Barnard/MSM Cross-Registration Program allows students enrolled at Barnard College to audition for private lessons in certain areas of study with members of the MSM faculty. It also allows undergraduate students enrolled at MSM to enroll in academic classes at Barnard during their junior and senior years.
Robert Mann String Quartet Institute
Six of North America’s most promising young string quartets, personally chosen by Mr. Mann, will take part in a series of master classes to be taught by Robert Mann.