Created with Sketch.

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)
  • 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

Marc Silverman, Department Chair
917-493-4560 msilverman@msmnyc.edu

Israel Schossev, Director of Piano Technical Services
917-493-4425 ischossev@msmnyc.edu

Success Stories

See All
  • Jun 17, 2022 Piano
    Alumni
    MSM alumnus Jason Flowers (BM ’19, MM ’21) interviewed by CBS News New York
  • Jun 16, 2022 Piano
    Alumni
    Pianist and MSM alumnus Chang Hyoung-joon (DMA ’92) named new president of the Seoul Arts Center
  • Mar 29, 2022 Piano
    Alumni
    Book by MSM alumnus Donald Isler (BM ’73; MM ’75) features interviews with many MSM faculty and alumni

“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