About the School of Music

Established in 1917, for nearly 100 years 92Y’s School of Music has been providing a creative space where professional musicians and teachers share the joy of music with students of all ages and levels.

Whether you’re interested in workshops, personalized instruction, ensemble opportunities, or just want to let the pros do the playing and take in an afternoon concert or music appreciation class, at 92Y School of Music you’re sure to find an experience that hits just the right note.

With an exceptional faculty of performers and recording artists, 92Y reaches over 1,000 students from beginner to pre-professional and offers the best and broadest music education opportunities in New York City. Private instrumental instruction is available on all orchestral instruments in addition to piano and voice and can include performance workshops and chamber music coaching.

Each of the 12 studios/classrooms has a Steinway grand piano. Two larger rooms have two grand pianos. Our state-of-the-art Music Technology Lab is equipped with eight stations each comprised of: full size Korg keyboard, digital recording equipment, Macintosh computers with Studio Logic and GarageBand™.

Student Benefits

  • Access to studios for practice or rehearsal—FREE OF CHARGE! (pending availability)
  • Discount on all 92Y Concerts
  • Numerous performance opportunities, including performance classes, recitals and master classes

92nd Street Y School of Music receives generous support from Daphne Recanati Kaplan and Thomas S. Kaplan, Wendy Lipstein, The Goodman Memorial Foundation, Inc. and The Brodsky Family Foundation.

Art of the Guitar and the 92nd Street Y Guitar Institute is generously supported by The Leir Charitable Foundations in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir; The Augustine Foundation; and The D'Addario Music Foundation.

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For more information about the School of Music, call 212.415.5580 / email