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The New School today announced the public phase of its New Century Campaign, the largest campus-wide fundraising effort in its history. The university has set a goal to raise $250 million to mark The New School’s Centennial anniversary as a dynamic center for scholars, artists, and activists.

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Launches the Philip Glass Institute, a Landmark Partnership Celebrating Glass’s Indelible Contributions to Art and Culture

Lisa Bielawa to be inaugural Composer-in-Residence and Chief Curator of the Institute, while the Philip Glass Ensemble will also debut as Ensemble-in-Residence at The New School with a concert on January 6th, 2019 at 4:30 pm.

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Jazz in Old Tishman

School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School Hosts Inaugural “Doc Fest” Concert Featuring Acclaimed Jazz Artists

The concert will feature renowned trumpet players Randy Brecker, Wallace Roney, and Marvin Stamm on Sunday, December 9th at 3:00pm at The New School’s Tishman Auditorium, 63 5th Ave.

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Music Colleges and Conservatories From Around the World Form New Association to Advance Jazz Education and Social Engagement

The new educational group will be comprised of the world’s top institutions, including Berklee Global Jazz Institute, School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School, the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, and the Siena Jazz Academy

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Presents (Un)Silent Film Night

The 8th edition of the popular event returns on Friday, October 5th at 7:00 pm, and will feature Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times, accompanied by live music from the College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra

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The New School’s School of Jazz and Contemporary Music Appoints Anat Cohen to Faculty

Cohen, one of the world’s most acclaimed clarinetists, will direct ensembles, teach private lessons, and give master classes.

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The New School and The Village Trip Announce New Partnership

The new annual festival, created to celebrate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village, will feature a performance from School of Jazz and Contemporary Music faculty members, and an interactive walking tour of locales that inspired playwright Eugene O’Neill.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21:  (L-R) Honorees Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, Solange Knowles and Founder and CEO of Farfetch Jose Neves attend the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on May 21, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for The New School)

The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Raises $2.26 Million for Student Scholarships at The New School

Parsons honored Solange as a pioneering figure in fashion, creativity, and innovation. Gucci and Farfetch announced student scholarships during the annual event.

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The New School Honors Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gellert With Honorary Degrees at 82nd Commencement Exercises

The New School celebrated its 2018 graduating class and honored preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als, photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara, social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert with honorary degrees at its 82nd commencement exercises.

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Announces Robert Hurwitz, Visionary Music Producer, as Aaron Copland Fellow

As the Aaron Copland Fellow, Hurwitz will create new learning opportunities across the College of Performing Arts.

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