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Manhattan School of Music is one of the world's premier music conservatories for classical music, jazz, and musical theatre.

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“At MSM we promote the highest standards of excellence in our supportive atmosphere, infused with the incomparable creative energy of New York City.”

James Gandre

President, Manhattan School of Music

MSM News

Listen to President James Gandre on Alec Baldwin’s podcast, “Here’s The Thing”

“I can’t imagine doing anything better with my life." —President James Gandre fondly discusses his position at MSM, and his journey to get there, with Alec Baldwin.

MSM Spotlight:
Trombonists Seth Birrell
& Kenton Campbell

Seth (BM ’21) and Kenton (MM ’20) discuss their responsibilities as student workers at MSM, spending the summer in New York City, and what they're looking forward to in the new school year.

A Look Back at Manhattan School of Music’s Centennial Season

Read about the unforgettable Centennial Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall and the many other celebrations that took place at MSM over the past year.

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