If you are looking for a rigorous initiation into the artistic life, read on. We seek students with a bold and adventurous talent 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.
Once again, NSJCM talent topped Downbeat Magazine’s annual critics poll. New School musicians collected thirteen top votes and appeared in 42 of the poll’s 63 categories.
Legendary drummer and New School Jazz faculty member Charli Persip presents his 17-piece big band, SuperSound.
Make Music Monthly is a live/podcast series co-presented with The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, featuring conversations with musical luminaries recorded live at the Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village.
Students have a number of opportunities to study and perform internationally. At the present time, The New School participates in prestigious European festivals in Bern and Veneto and exchange programs in Brazil and Israel.