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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

MSM Spotlight: Precollege trio Benjamin Rossen, Ian Maloney, and Sara Yamada

The young musicians talk about their experience in MSM Precollege, what they're working on now, and their dreams for the future, in our latest #MSMSpotlight.

Manhattan School of Music students explore the impact of the African American experience on music

Last month, a group of Manhattan School of Music Jazz Arts students left New York City at dawn for a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

MSM Musical Theatre presents a full-scale revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd on NOV 8-10

Three performances only! A 40th-Anniversary revival of this classic thriller featuring a cast of 31 actors, a live orchestra of 28 musicians, and an impressive multi-level set.

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