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December 2016 
The Michal Brothers take on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
After preliminary auditions and 178 violinists, only 8 violinists advanced to the final audition. After the final round, Matous (MM '16) and Simon Michal ('15) came out on top, and Maestro Muto offered the brothers positions with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Read more about the brothers>>
Every Gift Has a Story: Esther Lee
esther lee2 Alumna Esther Lee (BM '98, MM '00), the Director of Admissions at Village Community School in New York City, shares how MSM and the skills she learned as a musician helped her succeed in her career and what inspired her to re-engage with MSM. Read the interview>>
Alumni Steering Committee Member Spotlight
The Morgan Library & Museum has invited Italian composer and conductor Salvatore Di Vittorio (BM '97) to donate the autograph manuscript of his latest orchestral composition La Villa d’Este a Tivoli to its prestigious music manuscripts archive. Read the article>>
Alumni Spotlight Video
Grammy-nominated musician Andrew Neesley (MM '05) and his band Jesus On The Mainline will be releasing their newest album in 2017. Here's a look at their 2014 track "War," performed live at the Brooklyn Bowl. Listen here>>
What's New at MSM
Over the summer MSM began a transformational process to add 28 new practice rooms, 3 teaching studios, 2 dance studios, a renovated cafeteria, and new classrooms created from relocated administrative spaces. Check out the progress here>>
Alumni Highlights


TONIGHT at Stout NYC Flagship!

Catch up with MSM alumni over cocktails, conversation, and celebration. Details here>>


Learn about the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients and view photos from the event. Read more>>


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