Manhattan School of Music is located on Claremont Avenue, just north of 122nd Street. Visit us in person! Meanwhile, here's a photo tour of our campus.
Main Building, Exterior
Main Building, Interior
Andersen Residence Hall
Recording & Distance Learning
Located at the academic heart of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the Manhattan School of Music campus is designed to meet all the needs of young performers.
Main Entrance on Claremont Avenue, just north of 122nd St.
Exterior View from 122nd St. & Claremont Ave.
Exterior View from 122nd St. & Broadway
Sakura Park, across the street from MSM's Campus
The main building — located at 130 Claremont Avenue — houses spaces for instruction, performance, dining, research, and study.
Neidorff-Karpati Hall Lobby
Neidorff-Karpati Hall Interior
The Mitzi Newhouse Pavilion is the Manhattan School of Music’s dining hall that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday through Saturday, and Sunday brunch, when school is in session. Centrally located and spacious, it is often used for School receptions and social activities. Chartwells Division of the Compass Group is the contract food service provider for Manhattan School of Music.
Visit the Chartwells website here for information regarding menus, nutrition, and much more.
Staircase from the Main Lobby to the Cafeteria
Mitzi Newhouse Pavilion Cafeteria Entrance
Adjacent to the main building is the residence hall, which, since its inauguration in 2001, has created a dynamic vertical campus for Manhattan School of Music. A nineteen-story building of performance, academic, administrative offices, and residential spaces, the G. Chris and SungEun Andersen Hall includes space for 550 students, and a floor of 24-hour practice rooms.
Learn more about living on campus here.
Main entrance on Claremont Ave.
Residence Lobby and Security Desk
Dorm Room window view facing northwest. Pictured: Hudson River, George Washington Bridge in the distance.
Dorm Room window view facing west. Pictured: Sakura Park, Grant's Tomb, Hudson River
Dorm Room window facing south.
Wenger Practice Rooms and Student Study Area
The Peter Jay Sharp Library contains printed music, books, sound recordings, DVDs, periodicals, MSM Archives, and much more.
The Evelyn Sharp Performance Library contains performing materials for orchestra, wind ensemble, and brass ensemble, contemporary ensemble and chorus.
Visit the Library webpage here.
Peter Jay Sharp Library and Evelyn Sharp Performance Library Entrances
Evelyn Sharp Performance Library
Peter Jay Sharp Library
Manhattan School of Music launched its groundbreaking Distance Learning program in 1996, the first of its kind at a major conservatory. Since then, using state-of-the-art interactive videoconference technology to enhance MSM students’ curriculum, we have also developed programs to connect students, educators and distinguished artists around the globe. Additionally, our live webstreamed concerts and master classes, featuring MSM student ensembles and acclaimed faculty, now attract a worldwide audience.
Learn more about Recording Arts here.
Learn more about Distance Learning here.
Charles Myers Recording Studio
Mischa Elman Distance Learning Center
The school has nine main performance spaces which host a variety of performances throughout the year. Learn more about MSM’s performance spaces here.
Performance Center entrance on Claremont Ave.
The Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Performance Space
Greenfield Hall Lobby
The Gordon K. and Harriet Greenfield Hall
The William R. and Irene D. Miller Recital Hall
Charles Myers Recital Hall
The Solomon Gadles Mikowsky Recital Hall
Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Hall
Carla Bossi-Comelli Studio
David Rahm Recital Hall
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