Crusading for the Arts

When Howard Sherman stepped into the fray over a contested high school production of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by August Wilson, he had no idea that he would be taking the first step in a campaign to defend artists’ ... read more

Mannes Orchestra Sizzles at Spring Concert

Taking shelter from the frigid streets of New York City last week, Richard Kessler stripped off his jacket, his hat, his scarf, his gloves, his glove liners—you get the idea—and bounded onto the light-drenched stage of Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully ... read more

Robert Glasper Takes Home Second Grammy Award

Robert Glasper is going to have to make more room on his mantle. The former New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music student scored his second Grammy Award on Monday, taking home the trophy for Best Traditional R&B Performance for ... read more

Sonic Gurus Talk All Things Aural at Make Music Monthly

It was the sort of erratic playlist that could empty out a crowded bar: the deafening assault of Drowning Pool’s “Bodies”; the jingoism of Toby Keith’s “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue”; the cloying sweetness of Barney’s “I Love ... read more

Mannes Pianists Showcased on WQXR

Mannes College is taking over the airwaves tonight as selections from the Mannes Sounds 2014 festival will be featured on The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase with host Bob Sherman on WQXR at 9:00 pm. Mannes Sounds Festival—a series ... read more

Mannes Showcases World-Class Faculty in Recital Series

Mannes College The New School for Music is internationally known for its eminent faculty of scholars, educators and artists. And while faculty members devote a great deal of attention to their students, they also spend a lot of time composing, conducting ... read more