Programs

Classical Voice

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Manhattan School of Music voice program students refine their techniques, develop their artistry, and become highly-skilled performers.

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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

The MSM programs of study for voice majors are designed to develop skilled performers in all areas of vocal techniques and to offer opportunities to perform. There are two areas of voice study in the voice program: Classical and Opera Theatre. (For Jazz Voice, please visit the Jazz program page.)

Voice students at MSM achieve a high degree of professional competence, and learn appropriate stylistic approaches to the vocal literature of various historical periods.

Recent performance opportunities have included collaborations with National Sawdust, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Master Chorale, and the Verdi Square Performing Arts Festival.

Audition & Prescreening Information

Procedures By Degree Level

Handbook for Current Students

Voice Department Handbook

Plan of Study & Course Descriptions

Plan of Study: Voice
MSM Course Catalog

Voice Department Administration

Maitland Peters, Chair
917-493-4785 mpeters@msmnyc.edu

Kathryn LaBouff, Assistant Chair
klabouff@msmnyc.edu

Success Stories

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  • Apr 3, 2020 Conducting, Voice
    Faculty
    Kent Tritle receives prestigious Chorus America Award
  • Apr 2, 2020 Voice
    Alumni
    Six MSM students and alumni named Merola Young Artists
  • Apr 1, 2020 Brass
    Alumni
    Watch Anthony Mazzocchi’s TED Talk at TEDxMaplewood

“When I began studying classical voice, I never dreamed that I would have this privilege of studying at a prestigious place like MSM with such incredible professors”

Soprano (BM '19)

 

 Master class with Eric Owens

 Vocal students may be nominated to participate in competitions such as Alan M. and Joan Taub Ades Vocal Competition and the Eisenberg–Fried Concerto Competition