Strings & Harp

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A program that develops skilled performers, familiar with solo, ensemble, and orchestral literature; taught by seasoned professionals.

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)

String Majors

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Harp


Audition & Prescreening Information

Procedures By Instrument Type

Handbook for Current Students

Strings Department Handbook

Plan of Study & Course Descriptions

Plan of Study: Strings & Harp
MSM Academic Catalog

Strings & Harp Department Chair

Nicholas Mann

Success Stories

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  • Jul 11, 2024 Strings
    MSM Artists in Residence the American String Quartet celebrate their 50th anniversary in a concert at the Aspen Festival
  • Jun 22, 2024 Strings
    MSM strings alumnus Niles Luther opens first exhibition at The Brooklyn Museum as its composer in residence runs through mid-August
  • Jun 18, 2024 Strings
    MSM faculty member Jessica Meyer performs live on The Violin Channel

“Since entering MSM as a five-year-old Precollege student to present as a college senior, MSM continues to enrich my study of classical cello, and my journey in life.”

Cello (BM '17)

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