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Manhattan School of Music
120 Claremont Ave
New York, NY 10027
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By Subway (1 train)
Manhattan School of Music is located between the 116th Street and 125th Street stations.
(M5, M4, M104, M60, M11) Several MTA bus lines stop within two blocks of the school: the M5 arrives at Riverside Drive, the M4 and M104 arrive at Broadway, and the M60 and M11 arrive at Amsterdam Avenue.
By Metro North
Metro North trains stop at Harlem-125th Street. After exiting the train, board the M60 bus, making stops down Amsterdam Avenue.
Northbound on I-95
Continue on I-95N
Take exit 16E toward Lincoln Tunnel
Merge onto NJ-495 E
Continue onto Lincoln Tunnel
Take the exit toward Dyer Ave
Turn right onto Dyer Ave
Turn right onto W 34th St
Take the 3rd right onto New York 9A N/12th Ave
Continue to follow New York 9A N
Take the exit toward 125 St
Turn right onto St Clair Pl
Take the 1st right onto Riverside Dr
Take the 1st left onto Tiemann Pl
Take the 1st right onto Claremont Ave
Continue from I-95 S onto I-278 W
Slight right onto I-87 N (signs for Major Deegan Expressway/Albany)
Take exit 4 for 149 St E toward 145 St Bridge
Turn left onto 145th St Bridge/E 149th St
Continue to follow 145th St Bridge
Continue onto W 145th St
Turn left onto Broadway
Turn right onto La Salle St
Turn left onto Claremont Ave
Our student-led tours offer an insider’s guide to our concert halls, libraries, and residence hall with a look into the unique community of teachers and students that make up our school.
Each academic year features more than 600 performances by our classical and jazz orchestras, chamber ensembles, jazz combos, and our opera studio as well as faculty and student recitals.
Master classes are also held by internationally renowned artists who coach our students in a variety of repertoire. Many of these events are free and open to the public and don’t require tickets or reservations. Check our calendar for dates and see you soon!
Are you a school in the NYC area? If you would like a representative from MSM come to your school and talk to your orchestra, band, or choir, please email email@example.com. We’d love to tell you about Manhattan School of Music!
Guided tours at MSM take place several times a week.
120 Claremont Avenue
New York, New York 10027