2019-20 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. 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.
The School's Equal Employment Opportunity (Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity Policies) and Affirmative Action Policy, applies to all employees and applicants. It is the School's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of federal, state, and city entities. This policy applies to all the terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Advancement to positions of greater responsibility is based on an individual's abilities and demonstrated performance.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
Manhattan School of Music takes full advantage of New York's abundant learning and performance opportunities, preparing highly talented students for careers as passionate performers and composers and to be imaginative, effective leaders in the arts. Our students thrive in a supportive atmosphere that encourages excellence, values individuals, and welcomes innovation.
LOCATION
130 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027
ADMISSIONS
917-493-4436
Audition Requirements
All applicants who have completed their online application and passed prescreening (if applicable) must audition in order to be admitted to MSM. Click for information.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
MSM's Center for Music Entrepreneurship (CME) provides 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 which provide the tools to help students pursue careers and fulfill their artistic goals. Flexible internship opportunities are made available for elective credits with leading NYC-area cultural institutions and businesses. Setting the Stage series: inspiring entrepreneurial speakers share their expertise and advice in this series of hands-on interactive workshops
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
965 music students
Music Faculty: 93 full time, 242 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Brass • Composition • Conducting • Jazz Studies & Contemporary Media • Organ • Piano • Strings and Harp • Vocal Arts/Opera • Winds and Percussion
DEGREE PROGRAMS
Classical Contemporary Performance (MM, PS only) • Musical Theatre (BM only) • Orchestral Performance (MM, PS only) • Classical Contemporary Performance (MM, PS only) • Musical Theatre (BM only) • Orchestral Performance (MM, PS only)
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS (non-matriculating/prep)
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