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

Manhattan School of Music News

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Free Neighborhood Covid Testing at MSM

Wednesday, September 16, 2020|Comments Off on Free Neighborhood Covid Testing at MSM

Manhattan School of Music is pleased to host community-based COVID-19 testing and health fair in collaboration with Dr. Karen Thornton, along with support from Medrite Urgent Care, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Assemblywoman Inez [...]

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Friday, September 4, 2020|Comments Off on

WATCH! Long-time MSM Piano faculty member Solomon Mikowsky teams with 47 pianists, including MSM alumni, faculty members, and current students, for multiple journeys through Mozart’s “Twinkle” variations, the great composer’s 12 piano variations on the [...]

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MSM Summer 2020 | Musical Theatre

Wednesday, August 12, 2020|Comments Off on MSM Summer 2020 | Musical Theatre Enjoy this heartwarming video performance featuring five fabulous MSM Summer Musical Theatre students ✨ The students, aged 8–12, rehearsed for six hours of virtual class time before completing this video project with the help [...]

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020|Comments Off on

Berkshire Theatre Group put on the first professional musical in the U.S. since the pandemic lockdown, and it’s a revival in every sense," writes Ben Brantley of the The New York Times The Berkshire Theater [...]

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Monday, August 10, 2020|Comments Off on

Tazewell Thompson is named Director of Opera Studies at Manhattan School of Music. The internationally acclaimed opera and theatre director, playwright, librettist, actor, and educator takes the reins of MSM's respected opera program effective immediately. [...]

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Saturday, August 8, 2020|Comments Off on

Socially distanced orchestra 🎻 via NPR Classical

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