24 months
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51500 USD/year
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About

Percussion from Manhattan School of Music develops skilled performers, familiar with the standard solo, ensemble, and orchestral literature for their instruments.

Overview

At Percussion from Manhattan School of Music, the programs of study for majors in the Percussion program of Manhattan School of Music are designed to develop performers with strong fundamental skills and sophisticated musicianship, who can apply these skills to any musical setting: orchestral, solo, chamber, commercial, or nontraditional. Students will achieve a high degree of professional competence and learn appropriate stylistic approaches to the literature of various historical periods.

Performance Opportunities

All students in the percussion department perform with Manhattan School of Music’s orchestras. Placement is determined by auditions at the beginning of each semester. All students also perform with the Percussion Ensemble. In addition, there are opportunities to perform with the contemporary ensemble Tactus, the jazz department’s ensembles (including the Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra), mixed chamber ensembles, solo recitals, composers’ concerts, and various ad hoc orchestras and other ensembles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music History Electives
  • Percussion Lab
  • Large Performing Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Concert Attendance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Late applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis depending upon the program and various circumstances.

Credits

52 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If your first language is not English, you will be required to take our in-house English Assessment during audition week
  • We recommend that you upload unofficial transcripts and proof of degree(s) to the online application for the initial phase of the admission process. You must submit your transcripts in the original language and in English.
  • All applicants who have completed their online application and passed prescreening (if applicable) must audition in order to be admitted to MSM.
  • If you are offered admission to MSM, you will receive details on how to apply for a student visa with your acceptance. You will be required to apply for the SEVIS Form I-20.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51500 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    51500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51500 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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