Manhattan School of Music students and alumni are world-class artists, instructors, and leaders, both on and off the stage.
Please use the following dropdown menus to engage MSM musicians for potential performance and teaching opportunities, as well as for sharing longer term professional employment:
If you are looking to hire a musician to perform at a special event, please complete the following form. (Your submission will be shared to a secure database accessible to all registered MSM musicians, so please be accurate and concise.):
Once submitted, MSM musicians who are interested and available might contact you directly. Upon review and selection of your preferred musician, you can then finalize all logistics, including final details, fees, and a contract (if requested). Please note: As this is a referral service only, we cannot guarantee musicians for your event.
917-493-4502 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Hire a Musician Request Service connects those looking for performers for a special event with MSM musicians. We frequently help to facilitate music for a range of:
Performers are available in the greater NYC area.
This program is organized by The Center for Career Readiness & Community Impact (CCRCI). The CCRCI is a key link between potential employers and the highly talented students and alumni of Manhattan School of Music. Find out more about the CCRCI here.
To share a longer term or non-performance related opportunity with current students and alumni, see the Share An Opportunity section below.
Our Private Teacher Directory is a searchable database of currently active private teachers from the MSM community. The Private Teacher Directory can be found here:
Lessons arranged through this service would be taught either in the client’s home or at the teacher’s studio/home. Any lessons arranged through our Teacher Referral program will not be taught at the School and are not part of an official academic program. This service is not for those seeking to become students at Manhattan School of Music or to study with our College or Precollege faculty members.
Those seeking music instruction for non-beginner children might also be interested in the School’s prestigious Precollege Division, which offers a full day of lessons, ensembles, and classes for ages 5–18, accepted by audition.
Musicians: To become part of the Hire a Musician and/or Private Teacher Directory rosters, MSM students and alums should see below for important details.
Please note: This service functions separately from School’s on-campus College and Precollege and those programs’ private instruction offerings.
Please feel free to email email@example.com or call 917-493-4502 if you need further assistance with the Private Teacher Directory.
In addition to our Hire a Musician Request and Private Teacher Directory services, The Center for Career Readiness & Community Impact also shares a range of professional opportunities – both on-going on one-time – with the MSM community via the Online Opportunities Board. Current longer term opportunities are categorized as follows:
To share details about an opportunity, employers should fill out the short form linked below. Upon review, appropriate opportunities will then be shared.
To access the Hire a Musician Request Board or Hire a Musician Report form,
bookmark & follow these links:
Every year, the office receives hundreds of requests for private teachers.
To be considered for these teaching opportunities, experienced students and alumni must register by completing the Teacher Referral Form found here. Your information will then be shared with those requesting listings of private teachers, and you may be contacted directly.
NOTE: Students and alumni must teach these private lessons off-campus, as they are not affiliated with the school’s academic or performance offerings.
The CCRCI Online Opportunities Board offers a significantly enhanced user experience and the ability to share thousands of listings each school year with students, alumni, faculty and staff. Postings include a range of longer-term performance, music education, arts administration and production jobs, as well as competitions & grants, training, internships, and more.
The CCRCI staff provides professional career coaching in a supportive environment. In individual sessions, students can explore their goals and create action plans for success. Appointments may focus on career plans and projects, on creating and editing promotional materials, and more. Additional mentoring is available through MSM’s extensive network of accomplished alumni, faculty, and friends.
To make an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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