– For any aspiring classical or jazz musician looking for the best educational experience, it’s highly likely that Manhattan School of Music is one of their top choices. The prestigious faculty, successful graduates, and its prime location in New York City speak for itself at least, that was all I knew about the school before I made the final decision. Seven years and three degrees later, I would like to share my stories and some inside information that I’ve learned about this place that I can proudly call my “home.” I was the only one who went to a music conservatory from my local public high school. At MSM, basically everybody is a wonder-kid in their hometown from all over the world! Regardless of their nationality, age, gender, or major, each and every student here is crazy talented.