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MSM's piano program offers an in-depth study of the instrument's vast repertoire, emphasizing performance in all styles.

Degrees Offered

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

Other Studies

  • Professional Studies Certificate (PS) – one year
  • Professional Performance Diploma (PPD) – two year
  • Artist Diploma (AD)

Program Details

Manhattan School of Music’s programs for piano majors offer an in-depth study of the vast repertoire for the instrument, developing interpretive skills and emphasizing performance in all styles. They are designed to develop skilled performers familiar with piano repertoire, performance practices, and interpretive traditions.

Audition & Prescreening Information

Procedures By Degree Level

Handbook for Current Students

Piano Department Handbook

Plan of Study & Course Descriptions

Plan of Study: Piano
MSM Course Catalog

Piano Program Administration

Alexandre Moutouzkine, Department Co-Head

Inesa Sinkevych, Department Co-Head

Israel Schossev, Director of Piano Technical Services

Success Stories

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  • Oct 27, 2022 Piano
    Pianist and MSM faculty member Yefim Bronfman is featured in New York Philharmonic concerts Nov 2 to 5
  • Oct 11, 2022 Conducting, Piano
    MSM alumnus, conductor, pianist, and composer Kristjan Järvi is featured in respected Estonian World publication
  • Sep 11, 2022 Piano
    MSM doctoral student Yeontaek Oh wins first prize at the 2nd International Piano Festival Rio de Janeiro

“My time at Manhattan School of Music has not only been a dream come true, but also the most enriching experience of my life.”

Piano student of Solomón Mikowsky at MSM


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