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The School of Jazz & Contemporary Music - The New School
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Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled The New School to reimagine our educational experience and led us to deliver academic instruction online. Now that vaccines have been approved and distribution has begun, we have reopened our New York City campus in fall 2021 and returned to predominantly in-person teaching and learning in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn More


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NEW YORK, NY 10011
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The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music is renowned across the globe as a center for progressive, innovative artists. Considered the most innovative school of its kind, it offers students an artist-as-mentor approach to learning. The world’s leading contemporary and jazz musicians work with students one-on-one to hone their craft and create groundbreaking music. We encourage students to explore their own talents and reach across disciplines to construct new rhythms, inventive compositions, and original means of expression.

Outside the classroom, New York City becomes a performance hall. Start your professional performance career now through our Gig Office; we have the largest music internship program in New York. You can work with producers, editors, and recording artists of the highest caliber. Students will be immersed not only in the newest music but also in the nuances of how the music industry runs.

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January 15
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Vocal Performance at Jazz

Develop into a world-class vocalist in one of the world's most vibrant music cities. Take private lessons from leading contemporary performers who will become your mentors. Choose the the kind of music you make from across genres, the ensembles you play in, and the directors you work with. Explore endless performance opportunities that will sharpen your skills and define who you are as a vocalist.


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225 Undergrads
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