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.
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Manhattan School of Music News
#TBT August 29, 2013: New Manhattan School of Music students enjoy the Orientation Cruise around lower Manhattan. The School’s annual tradition will continue next week with another Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises experience.
"One of the main reasons why I decided to come to Manhattan School of Music was so that I can have more opportunities to play with an orchestra. I love the collaborative aspects of an [...]
"Very rarely do we get to so directly communicate our feelings about what's going on in the world. It's allowed us to kind of grieve and process a lot of trauma." Voice alumna Briana Elyse [...]