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

NOTE: Artist Diploma (AD) applications will not be considered for the 2021 application year.

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

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  • Jan 21, 2021 Piano
    Faculty
    Kariné Poghosyan profiled by The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
  • Oct 11, 2020 Piano
    Faculty
    Faculty member Kariné Poghosyan is featured artist for Armenia Humanitarian Relief event
  • Sep 23, 2020 Piano
    Alumni
    Marlon Daniel interviewed by Opera Wire

“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