Category - Manhattan School of Music Media

MSM Concert in Sakura Park: “Time To Break Silence: ‘…let freedom ring'”

Time To Break Silence: ” …let freedom ring” Performance date: November 3, 2020 A project consisting of fourteen pieces by fourteen composers for fourteen trumpets players. The performers are positioned in a large circle and coordinate via digital clocks. The project takes its title from a sermon given by Dr. Martin Luther King at Riverside Church which is located just South of Sakura>>>

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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 Dickens, and the NYC Department of Health Harlem Action Center. Testing is free and open to anyone, no appointment necessary. Participants are encouraged>>>

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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 of their enthusiastic family members. Director Jeanai La Vita writes, “I chose the theme ‘home’ as we are all spending so much more time in our homes these>>>

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Manhattan School of Music Piano Legacies (revised)

“Piano Legacies” was created by MSM historian John K. Blanchard for faculty member Lisa Yui’s Lives of the Piano series, in celebration of the School’s centennial. Produced to compliment Yui’s October 2018 lecture-demonstration, it features the legacies of two formidable members of the MSM piano faculty — DORA ZASLAVSKY KOCH (1904–1987) and CONSTANCE KEENE (1921–2005) — and highlights the>>>

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MSM Opera Spring Cabaret 2020

“When the pandemic hit, these five graduate opera singers embraced the opportunity to go deeply into exploration of The Great American Songbook.  From Johnny Mercer to Joni Mitchell, here is what they discovered,” says Andy Gale, Director. Andy Gale, Director Shane Schag, Music Director & Pianist Desiree Dawson (MM ’20), soprano Stephanie Foster (MM ’20), soprano >>>

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– Manhattan School of Music President Jim Gandre #BlackLivesMatter
“Choose to take some action to show your solidarity. Take time to educate yourself on the history of systemic racism, check on your friends of color, and create music that heals and breaks down the divisions that keep us from being our best.”
#morningsideheights

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