• If you are looking for a rigorous initiation into the artistic life, read on. Our jazz school seeks bold and adventurous students 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. Learn more about The New School's jazz and contemporary music school.

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    The College of Performing Arts was well represented among performers, nominees, and winners at the 2018 GRAMMY Awards.

    At The New School, professors actively immerse themselves in their fields, elevate their craft, and contribute to the world.

    College of Performing Arts executive dean Richard Kessler talks to Forbes about the music industry.

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