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About MSM

Manhattan School of Music is dedicated to the personal, artistic, and intellectual development of talented musicians, from Precollege through postgraduate studies.

Founded in 1918, today MSM is recognized for its:

  • More than 960 superbly talented undergraduate and graduate students who come from more than 50 countries and nearly all 50 states
  • A world-renowned artist-teacher faculty
  • Innovative curricula

“Those Who Excel, Reach the Stars”

MSM promotes the highest standards of excellence in our supportive atmosphere, infused with the incomparable creative energy of New York City!

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College Admissions

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MSM Summer Admissions

Please feel free to email our admissions counselors, who will be delighted to “meet” you virtually, answer your questions, and help guide you through the admission process!

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