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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 Academic Catalog

Piano Program Administration

Alexandre Moutouzkine (MM ’03, PS ’05, AD ’06), Department Co-Head

Inesa Sinkevych (PS ’06, DMA ’10), Department Co-Head

Israel Schossev, Director of Piano Technical Services

Success Stories

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  • Jul 1, 2024 Piano
    MSM alumnus Marco Rizzello joins music staff at the Staatsoper in Stuttgart
  • Jun 10, 2024 Piano
    MSM student Dmitry Yudin places second at the 2024 Géza Anda International Piano Competition
  • Feb 19, 2024 Piano
    MSM piano student Jas Ogiste receives critical praise from The New York Times

“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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