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New York Classical Music: New York Classical Music: Music Institutes in New York

Check out the Classical Music stars of tomorrow – at a very reasonable price (or in some cases, no price at all) at three of the finest music institutes in the world. Each listing features information on location, ticket prices, transportation/parking, ensemble history and other points of interest.

Juilliard School

What Dr. Frank Damrosch began as The Institute of Musical Art in 1905 has since become The Juilliard School, arguably the most prestigious performing arts academy in the United States. Created to develop professional American musicians with the same quality of education as the music conservatories of Europe, Juilliard has since expanded to the artistic disciplines of drama and dance. ...more...

Manhattan School of Music

Founded just before the Roaring ‘20s began, the Manhattan School of Music has staked its reputation on its ability to produce musicians whose performances reflect active involvement in musical life both locally and abroad. Currently the largest private American conservatory with both classical and jazz offerings, the latter genre is a dominant export on full display in concert performances—most notably from the Jazz Orchestra, Concert Jazz Band, Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. ...more...

Mannes College—The New School for Music

Though smaller than the other New York music conservatories, The School for New Music has played an influential role in the growth of the city’s educational landscape for nearly 100 years. Famous former faculty and alumni include composer Bohuslav Martinu, pianist Murray Perahia, and mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade. ...more...