Manhattan School of Music is
one of the world's premier music conservatories for classical music, jazz, and musical theatre.

About MSM

  • Leadership

    Meet the people who play a critical role at MSM, supporting its world-wide reputation for excellence.

  • Our Degrees

    Learn about the academic programs at Manhattan School of Music.

  • MSM Admission Viewbook

    Learn more about attending MSM!

  • Subscribe to MSM Updates

    Receive the monthly MSM newsletter, notices of upcoming concerts and events at MSM, and more!

  • History

    In this section, you’ll learn about the history of the School over the decades.

  • Success Stories

    Read about the many accomplishments of MSM students, alumni, and faculty.

  • Mission Statement and Strategic Plan

    A brief summary of MSM's core values and MSM's Strategic Plan for 2019-2024.

  • MSM Cultural Inclusion Initiative

    Fosters diversity, equity, and inclusive practices throughout Manhattan School of Music.

  • Our Blog

    Recent news and events from Manhattan School of Music.

  • Academic Calendar

    The important dates for MSM academic year 2022-2023.

  • Centennial Celebrations

    Learn about how MSM celebrated its 100th Anniversary!

  • MSM Spotlight

    Conversations about creativity, inspiration, and life at MSM.

  • Consumer Information

    General information about institutional accreditation, financial assistance, campus safety, and more.

  • MSM COVID-19 Guidelines and Updates

    Please read this page to learn about MSM's COVID-19 guidelines and updates

  • MSM Campus map

    Download a PDF map of the interior of the MSM Campus

  • Land Acknowledgement

    We want to acknowledge that we gather as Manhattan School of Music on the traditional land of the Lenape and Wappinger past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations. This calls us to commit to continuing to learn how to be better stewards of the land we inhabit as well.


  • Contact Us

    Get in touch, see a concert, or take a tour – here's how to connect.

  • Visit MSM

    We welcome you and your family to take a tour and experience MSM and our neighborhood in person!

  • Employment at MSM

    Find out about available employment opportunities.

  • Alumni

    Stay connected. Get involved. Make an impact.

  • Hire a Musician

    Here's how to hire an MSM musician for your event, project, or to teach private lessons.

  • Faculty

    MSM is world-renowned for its impressive faculty and the quality of its instruction.

  • Offices & Staff

    Contact info for various MSM staff members and departments.

  • You have a voice at MSM

    Please share any concerns or suggestions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion on the MSM campus.

With more than 960 talented undergraduate and graduate students from at least 45 countries and nearly all 50 United States; Manhattan School of Music is known for its innovative curricula — offering classical, jazz, and musical theatre training — and world-renowned artist-teacher faculty.

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