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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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Choose an academic program, discover our exceptional faculty, or come hear one of more than 600 live concerts a year at our campus and around NYC.

“At MSM, during this Centennial year, we look forward to another 100 years of promoting 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

Ed Barker, Principal Double Bass of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, OP Master Class

Ed Barker, Principal Double Bass of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, OP Master Class

Nina Lee Cello Master Class in Miller Recital Hall

Nina Lee Cello Master Class in Miller Recital Hall

Yen-I Lee Collaborative Piano Master Class in Greenfield Hall

Yen-I Lee Collaborative Piano Master Class in Greenfield Hall

Pinchas Zukerman Celebration

Pinchas Zukerman Celebration

Gergely Ittzes Flute Masterclass, International Soloist & Faculty at Tianjin Juilliard & Szechenyi University, supported by Sankyo Flutes

Gergely Ittzes Flute Masterclass, International Soloist & Faculty at Tianjin Juilliard & Szechenyi University, supported by Sankyo Flutes

Master Class with Steven Schick, Percussion

Master Class with Steven Schick, Percussion

MSM Artists in Residence: American String Quartet

MSM Artists in Residence: American String Quartet

Artur Balsam Competition for Duos

Artur Balsam Competition for Duos

MSM Composers’ Orchestra Conducted by George Manahan

MSM Composers’ Orchestra Conducted by George Manahan

MSM News

Student Benefit Concert Music for a Better World will Support Children’s Tumor Foundation

MSM Students present a benefit concert, Music For a Better World, on February 20, 2019, to raise awareness about the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), a nonprofit whose mission is to end neurofibromatosis (NF) through research.

Jazz opera premiere: Dear Erich by award-winning pianist, composer and MSM faculty member, Ted Rosenthal

A poignant and very personal story of tragedy, love and redemption set in wartime Europe and Chicago, using musical idioms of the '30s and '40s.

More than a dozen MSM alumni and faculty nominated for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Congratulations to the MSM alumni and faculty nominated in nine categories for the 61st Grammy Awards, taking place FEB 10, 2019!

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