Programs

Percussion

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Percussion majors at MSM develop as skilled performers, familiar with the standard solo, ensemble, and orchestral literature for their instruments.

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Music (BM)
  • Master of Music (MM)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Other Studies

  • Professional Studies Certificate (PS)
  • Artist Diploma (AD)

Program Details

The programs of study for percussion majors are designed to develop performers with strong fundamental skills and sophisticated musicianship, who can apply these skills to any musical setting: orchestral, solo, chamber, commercial, or nontraditional. Students will achieve a high degree of professional competence and learn appropriate stylistic approaches to the literature of various historical periods.

Specific courses and degree sequence plans can be found in the Course Catalog.​

Audition & Prescreening Information

Procedures By Degree Level

Handbook for Current Students

Percussion Department Handbook — includes information for current students on a variety of issues including Placement Auditions, Lesson Schedule, Seminars, Ensembles, Jazz Department, Recitals, Concerto Competition, Library Collection, Instrument Care, and Jury Requirements, etc.

Plan of Study & Course Descriptions

MSM Course Catalog

Percussion Department Faculty and Administration

Christopher Lamb, Chair
917-493-4495 clamb@msmnyc.edu

She-e Wu, Consultant

Matt Ward, Percussion Operations Manager
917-493-4520
mward@msmnyc.edu

“Manhattan School of Music is giving me the tools I need to become a successful musician. I’m grateful to be studying with some of the finest professors in my field.”

Percussion, BM '21

 

 

 

MSM Percussion Ensemble 2017-2018!