As one of the premier institutions for the study of music, Manhattan School of Music draws talented individuals from all over the world.

We welcome people who are passionate and dedicated to every aspect of music — whether classical and jazz, vocal and instrumental, performance and composition or musical theatre.

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

MSM Experience
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Frequently Asked Questions

Application & Audition Information

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Application, Dates & Deadlines
Audition Procedures
International Applicants
Financial Aid
Tuition, Fees, and Payment Plan Options
Exchange Applicants
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

Fall 2016 Fair Schedule

If you would like to see if a representative from MSM is available to come to your school and talk to your orchestra, band, or choir, please email We'd love to tell you about Manhattan School of Music!