2017-18 GUIDE TO MUSIC SCHOOLS

Manhattan School of Music
Manhattan School of Music
MISSION
Manhattan School of Music is deeply committed to excellence in education, performance, and creative activity; to the humanity of the School's environment; and to the cultural enrichment of the larger community. A premier international conservatory, MSM inspires and empowers highly talented individuals to realize their potential. The School's Equal Employment Opportunity (Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity Policies) and Affirmative Action Policy apply to all employees and applicants.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
We take full advantage of New York's abundant learning and performance opportunities, preparing our students to be accomplished and passionate performers, composers, and teachers, and imaginative, effective contributors to the arts and society. Our students thrive in a supportive atmosphere that encourages excellence, values individuals, and welcomes innovation.
LOCATION
120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027
ADMISSIONS
917-493-4436
Audition Requirements
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
MSM's Center for Music Entrepreneurship (CME) staff provide professional career coaching in a supportive environment. In individual sessions, students can explore their goals and create action plans for success. CME offers graduate and undergraduate level courses that provide the tools to help students pursue careers and fulfill their artistic goals. Flexible internship opportunities are available for elective credits with leading NYC-area cultural institutions and businesses. In MSM's Setting the Stage, inspiring entrepreneurial speakers share their expertise and advice in a series of hands-on interactive workshops.
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
964 music students
123 scholarships awarded
Music Faculty: 70 full time, 205 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Brass • Composition (Performance) • Guitar • Harp • Jazz Studies & Contemporary Media • Orchestral Conducting • Organ • Percussion • Piano • Strings • Voice/Opera • Woodwinds
Other Areas of Study: Musical Theatre • Orchestral Performance • Collaborative Piano • Choral Conducting • Contemporary Performance
DEGREE PROGRAMS
Graduate Studies: Master of Music, Professional Studies Certificate, Doctor of Music, Artist Diploma
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS (non-matriculating/prep)
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