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    Train with legendary artists who become your mentors.

    Produce groundbreaking music

    Play new clubs, classic venues, and New York institutions.

    Play new clubs, classic venues, and New York institutions.

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    Engage in intensive collaborations.

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    Join the most rigorous, demanding, and respected jazz and contemporary music conservatory in the world.

    At the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, you can develop your skills, confidence, and identity under the guidance of legendary musicians. With a selection of 80 ensembles recast every semester, the school offers you the opportunity to play the kind of music you want to make, with different kinds of musicians, under the direction of award-winning artists. Our New York City location offers you opportunities to perform every night of the week. There is no single pathway — you chart your own course.

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    The College of Performing Arts and the entire New School community are transforming learning into action that makes the world a more equitable, more sustainable, and inspiring place. Learn how our students and faculty are bringing innovative learning approaches to the current situation — and explore stories featuring original technologies and methods that are coming together across our university to make the future always New.

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  • Home to one of the world's most creative communities, New York offers limitless opportunities to perform across the city and engage with premier artists.

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