• If you are looking for a rigorous initiation into the artistic life, read on. Our jazz school seeks bold and adventurous students to become part of one of the most demanding, intimate music programs in existence. We offer a dynamic mix of legendary musicians as mentors, a superb and renowned faculty, an audaciously progressive curriculum, countless opportunities to perform, and proximity to all of the action in the global epicenter of the music industry, New York City. Learn more about The New School's jazz and contemporary music school.

  • The Improvisational Artists Lab brings together students from Mannes, Jazz, and Drama in creative teams to use improvisation in new and unexpected ways in performance.

    At The New School, professors actively immerse themselves in their fields, elevate their craft, and contribute to the world.

    Professor Milne explores allowing boredom to set in— and its surprising effects on creating art and music.

    Students have a number of opportunities to study and perform internationally. The New School participates in prestigious European festivals in Bern and Veneto and exchange programs in Brazil and Israel.

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