Name of School:
Manhattan School of Music
Manhattan, New York, U.S.A.
Type of School:
Private, coeducational music conservatory
Undergraduate Degrees/Programs Offered:
Bachelor of Music - Majors in Classical Music (includes various instruments, composition and voice) and Jazz Music (includes acoustic or electric bass, drumset, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, vibraphone and violin).
The school also offers the Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program.
Graduate Degrees/Programs Offered:
Master of Music - Classical Music (various instruments, composition and voice), Jazz Music (various instruments, composition and voice), also offers the Orchestral Performance Program and the Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program.
The Manhattan School of Music also offers a Doctor of Musical Arts program and several special programs including distance learning.
The Manhattan School of Music, which was originally named Neighborhood Music School, was established by Janet D. Schenck in 1917(- 1918). The school was initially based in the Upper East Side of New York City before moving to its current location at Morningside Heights in 1969.
The school has over 270 faculty members with Robert Sirota as their current president. Student population is said to be over 800.