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    Train with legendary artists who become your mentors.

    Produce groundbreaking music

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

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    Engage in intensive collaborations.

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

    At the School of Jazz and Contemporary music, refine your talent under the guidance of legendary musicians who will help develop your confidence and who you are as a musician. With a selection of 80 ensembles recast every semester, you'll have the opportunity to play the kind of music you want to make, with different kinds of musicians, and under the direction of award-winning artists. There is no one pathway - chart your own course. With New York City outside your door, find new opportunities to perform every night of the week.

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  • School of Jazz featured in Downbeat Magazine

    In Downbeat Magazine's "Where to Study Jazz 2019" section, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music is featured as a home of interdisciplinary learning.

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    To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

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    To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.