Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music is a preeminent international conservatory of music granting bachelor of music, master of music, and doctor of musical arts degrees. Founded in 1918, the School is dedicated to the personal, artistic, and intellectual development of each of its students, training them in performance and composition.  In addition to the more than 800 students in the College Division, who come from some 40 countries, the School serves 500 New York-area students, ages 3-18, in the Preparatory Division, and another 2,000 New York City schoolchildren through its arts-in-education program. Under the leadership of Marta Istomin, president since 1992, the School employs a superb artist-teacher faculty of 250 professional musicians, and is also an active presenter of more than 400 public performances. Manhattan School of Music’s more than 10,000 alumni are active in every aspect of American musical life, and many are among the most distinguished artists performing in opera houses and concert halls and on jazz stages throughout the world today.

120 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY 10027
Telephone: 212-749-2802

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March 30th, 2020|Comments Off on

Watch Orchestra of St. Luke's esteemed Principal Conductor Bernard Labadie (HonDMA ’18) conduct the MSM Chamber Sinfonia on a program of Haydn's Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, Hob.1:103 ("Drumroll") and Mozart's Symphony No. 40 [...]

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March 30th, 2020|Comments Off on

Gonzo learns First Position 🎻 via NPR Music

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March 29th, 2020|Comments Off on

WATCH! Manhattan School of Music celebrated Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated jazz trumpeter, opera and film composer, arranger, educator, and MSM Trustee Terence Blanchard (HonDMA ’17), in a special performance with the MSM Studio Orchestra. Terence Blanchard’s [...]

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March 28th, 2020|Comments Off on

"Progress is being made, but it’s not linear — it seems to be a sort of stair-step kind of thing,” says Allentown Symphony Orchestra music director and conductor Diane Wittry. “Women conductors draw attention, people [...]

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March 28th, 2020|Comments Off on

We love seeing your #MSMBrigingTheDistance videos and photos! Here's a #Repost from Francesca Leo, Flutist: I wanted to share a clip of the cadenza from Movement III. Elegia from Christopher Rouse’s Concerto for Flute. I [...]

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March 27th, 2020|Comments Off on

"Broadway is shuttered, but its buildings sing": David Rockwell, the architect and Tony-winning show designer, talks about the stories and history behind his favorite theaters. He took the The New York Times' Michael Kimmelman on [...]

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