Jazz Arts

The Jazz Arts program at Manhattan School of Music is one of the world's leading programs for jazz music.

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Our comprehensive program prepares skilled performers, composers, arrangers, and jazz educators for successful careers in jazz music.

Degrees Offered

  • 音乐学士(BM)
  • 音乐硕士(MM)
  • 爵士艺术发展计划(DMA)

Program Details

作为美国最早的音乐学院之一.S. to acknowledge the prime importance of jazz as an art form, Manhattan School of Music’s programs of study for jazz arts majors are designed to develop skilled performers, composers, arrangers, and jazz educators in preparation for careers in jazz music.

系统严谨的音乐学院培训, combined with a myriad of performance and networking opportunities in New York City, make this program one of the richest of its kind for young jazz musicians.

SLIDESHOW: MSM Jazz Arts instrumentalists and vocalists


每个音乐会季, guest soloists are featured in concert with our large ensembles, providing enriched performance experiences for students. 最近的客座独奏家包括帕基多·德里维拉, NEA爵士大师坎迪多和戴夫·利伯曼, Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Joe Lovano, Bob Mintzer, 和歌手简·蒙海特, 罗伯塔Gambarini, and Judi Silvano.

  • Studio Orchestra
  • Jazz Orchestra
  • 作曲家的大乐队
  • 拉丁爵士乐团

All students in the Jazz Arts degree programs are required to fulfill their ensemble requirement as outlined in their course sequence plans and as assigned by the associate dean of the Jazz Arts Program.

Audition & 试销信息



爵士艺术系手册 — includes information for current students on a variety of issues including ensemble and audition requirements, juries, recitals, grading systems, etc.

Plan of Study & 课程描述





除了和我们的专家老师一起学习, 学生有机会观察, play for, and receive feedback from world-renowned guest artists!

SLIDESHOW: Photos from a Master Class with Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter and composer, 特伦斯布兰查德

Success Stories

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  • Apr 29, 2024 Jazz
    MSM 爵士艺术学院院长 Ingrid Jensen is nominated for a 2024 Jazz Journalist Award as part of the ensemble Artemis
  • Apr 29, 2024 Jazz
    MSM Jazz Arts faculty member 达西·詹姆斯·格尔 is nominated for four top 2024 Jazz Journalist Association Awards
  • Mar 31, 2024 Jazz
    An MSM student and MSM alumni are featured at Dizzy’s Club at Lincoln Center in the Diva Jazz Orchestra


Ingrid Jensen

JAN 2018 | Watch our teaser for the MSM Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra playing music from Clifford Brown with Strings and the Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet



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Support for Jazz Arts scholarships is provided by the 路易斯·阿姆斯特朗教育基金会

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