New School, The

Mannes College The New School for Music

Masters in Classical Music


66 W 12th Street

New York City, NY 10011

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters in Classical Music

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This elite two-year graduate program focuses on advancing all aspects of music study and performance skills in a highly rigorous and inspiring curriculum. An individual path of study is designed for all students to prepare them for fulfilling careers as professional artists.

Our two-year full-time program (12 credits per semester for four semesters) includes advanced private study in your concentration, performance classes, graduate-level coursework, courses in the Techniques of Music, and specialized electives.

Fields of Study

The Master of Music degree is offered in the following concentrations:

  • Orchestral Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Piano and Collaborative Piano
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Voice
  • Classical Guitar
  • Composition


The New School has been regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, a federally recognized body, since 1960. All degree programs at the New York City campus of The New School are registered by the New York State Department

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,450 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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