Manhattan School of Music (@MSMnyc )

.@MSMnyc alumnus and Artistic Advisory Council member @A_R_Costanzo (MM ’08) returns to The @MetOpera stage this fall as the title pharaoh in the Met-premiere production of Philip Glass’s AKHNATEN More information here:

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AS/COA Engagement (@ASCOAengmt )

They are young and talented, and they play the #guitar: join us for a showcase of guitar music from the #Americas with the best students from @JuilliardSchool, @MannesCollege, @MSMnyc and @Hunter_College. Tuesday, May 28 at 7pm, @ASCOA: …

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Playbill (@playbill )

Our #25DaysofTonys countdown continues as @TheCherShow’s @StephanieJBlock shares which musical team she would want to write a musical about her life, and what that show would be called: …

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Manhattan School of Music (@MSMnyc )

“Perhaps the most poignant thing I’ve come to realize is that we reach our highest potential together and not alone.”Watch Graduate Sarah Brownawell’s Commencement speech here:

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Concerned New York civic leaders, educators, students, parents & more — learn about NY students’ civic-education rights, and take action for state-level policy solutions to help all NY students shape and lead our democracy. A free, interactive 5/28 webinar from #DemocracyReadyNY — convened by TC’s Center for Educational Equity — will share new research and welcome your insights and action. Learn more & register:

A Civic Engineer Reflects

“I believe that our march toward universal access & educational rights is ultimately unstoppable, because that’s what this kind of society is all about.” After 12 years as TC’s chief academic officer, Tom James reflects — and the TC community honors his legacy. Tom James’ 12 years as Teachers College’s chief academic officer

Terence Blanchard Jazzes Up BMI Film/TV Awards With Icon Honor

Congratulations to Manhattan School of Music’s Board of Trustees member, Terence Blanchard, honored with a Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Icon award this week!

Writes Variety: “Terence Blanchard, composer for many of Spike Lee’s films (including “Malcolm X,” “Inside Man” and the recently Oscar-nominated “BlacKkKlansman”), was honored for his “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers,” said BMI president-CEO Mike O’Neill (pictured on right). “His music makes powerful statements about American tragedies that must not be forgotten, while also encouraging all of us to heal.” Jazz artist and film composer Terence Blanchard was presented with the BMI Icon award at Wednesday night’s Film, TV and Visual Media Awards of performing-rights society Broadcast Music Inc. i…

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Empire State Building

#TCHappy can be found in Midtown Manhattan this evening! Congratulations to all of our graduates! Celebrating Columbia University in the City of New York’s 265th Commencement & their 2019 class with lights in blue and white tonight!

“The Sky Will Be No Limit”

“When terrible things happen…we find out what went wrong…Then, we fix it. We make it better. We keep the future open.” Convocation speaker & honoree Barbara Morgan (formerly of NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration) called the doctoral Class of 2019 to action. #TCHappy At TC’s doctoral hooding ceremony, an injunction to soar from a speaker who has

Convocation 2019 – Masters II

Cheers to the Class of 2019! During our Masters II ceremony, we honored graduates from the departments of Biobehavioral Studies, Counseling & Clinical Psychology, Education Policy & Social Analysis, and Health & Behavior Studies.

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Convocation 2019 – Masters III

During our Masters III ceremony, we honored graduates from the departments of Human Development, International & Transcultural Studies, and Organization & Leadership.

A TC Duet

Pull up your playlist — At Columbia’s Commencement yesterday, new TC alumni Alexa Green & Shannon O’Brien performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” — bridging their scholarship in music & sign language — in front of the thousands gathered in Low Plaza. #TCAlumni #TCHappy 2019 Teachers College graduates Alexa Green and Shannon O’Brien were on center stage at Columbia University’s 265th Commencement on Wednesday.

Why 24 Goats are Now Roaming Riverside Park

Welcome to our new neighbors for the summer! As part of the “Goatham City” project, a tribe of retired goats are roaming nearby Riverside Park Conservancy to help rid the area between 119th and 125th of weeds that are strangling the park’s natural plant species. Tag us if you spot one and post a photo! And they are having a feast.

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Orchestra of St. Luke's

JUNE 7 – 23 | NEIDORFF-KARPATI HALL | Manhattan School of Music is excited to partner with Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Paul Taylor American Modern Dance for the OSL Bach Festival, taking place throughout the month of June!

This special performance series incorporates the beauty, intricacy, and emotion achieved by bringing together the fine arts of music and movement.

Get your tickets today! Paul Taylor American Modern Dance performs all six of Taylor’s dances set to J.S. Bach this June at the inaugural OSL Bach Festival!

Watch the company perform an excerpt from Taylor’s “Musical Offering” with live music by Orchestra of St. Luke’s below, and explore the Festival’s dance programming at Manhattan School of Music here —>

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“Make it Count”

“What each of you does right now matters. It always has. But right now it feels like it matters more.” Discussing a changing social contract, our Masters III Convocation speaker and honoree Sarita Brown (leader of Excelencia in Education and formerly of the U.S. Department of Education) calls TC grads to action. #TCHappy TC’s third master’s ceremony, warnings of a changing social contract

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MSM alumnus and Artistic Advisory Council member Anthony Roth Costanzo (MM ’08) returns to The…

MSM alumnus and Artistic Advisory Council member Anthony Roth Costanzo (MM ’08) returns to The Metropolitan Opera stage this fall as the title pharaoh who transformed ancient Egypt, in the Met-premiere production of Philip Glass’s AKHNATEN ✨

MSM alumna J’Nai Bridges, Mezzo-Soprano (BM ’09), who performed at our Centennial Concert at Carnegie Hall last month, will make her MetOpera debut as his wife, Queen Nefertiti, in the new production.

Tickets will be available at beginning June 23 at 12 PM.

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