Manhattan School of Music’s community partnerships program provides high-quality musical performances and instruction to over 3,500 New York residents.
MSM Community Partnerships Program connects with thousands of New Yorkers by performing and bringing music to schools (preK – grade 12), senior living residences, hospices, and other community centers throughout New York.
The MSM Community Partnerships program is made possible by the generous support of the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation, The Barker Welfare Foundation, The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, and an anonymous donor.
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Manhattan School of Music students teach and perform in local public, charter, religious and private schools, reaching children in grades pre-K – 12.
MSM students present interactive performances in jazz, musical theater, opera, and chamber music. Recent performances in partner schools included “Introduction to Jazz”, Discover Opera! based on Rapunzel, and an abridged English version of The Magic Flute, an Amato Opera-in-Brief performance (The Sally and Anthony Amato Program).
MSM student teachers also instruct group music lessons at partner schools as part of in-school or afterschool programs. Offerings include classes in strings, winds, brass, percussion, keyboard, and guitar.
Manhattan School of Music’s Community Partnerships program provides students an opportunity to present meaningful and interactive musical performances to diverse audiences in hospitals, senior living residences, hospices, and other community centers in New York, sharing the healing power of music as medicine. Through the program, students are able to expand their performance techniques in nontraditional concert settings. All performances are followed by a Q&A and meet and greet session.
Recent initiatives include:
Students of all majors can enroll in related courses at Manhattan School of Music including The Musician as Educator, Fundamentals of Music Education, Community Engagement for Musicians, Jazz Musician as Educator, and/or Arts & Education Training.
SLIDESHOW: Highlights from the MSM Community Partnerships programs, connecting music with thousands of New Yorkers each year.
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