Admissions & Aid
The Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College unequivocally supports a creative learning environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In recognition of the harmful effects of historical and ongoing biases, we are committed to dismantling social and cultural barriers and are in solidarity with anti-racist efforts at Brooklyn College and beyond. Brooklyn College is located on the unceded lands of the Munsee Lenape and Canarsie people.
Situated amid the vibrant cultural milieu and ethnically diverse hub that is Brooklyn, the Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Composition, Music Education, Musicology, and Performance, along with Advanced Certificate programs in Music Education and performance, a post-master’s Advanced Diploma in Performance, and M.F.A. programs in Sonic Arts and Media Scoring. Instrumental scholarships are available for outstanding performers: string, woodwind, brass, voice, and percussion applicants along with collaborative pianists. Study with world-class faculty and receive professional training while being part of a great academic institution. Conservatory alumni are flourishing in their field, performing in orchestras, opera houses, night clubs, and cutting-edge concert venues; fostering arts organizations and festivals; and teaching in schools across the country and around the world.
About the Conservatory
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Online Recitals and Concerts
Audio / Video Archive
Center for Computer Music
H. Wiley Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music
Sign up for an audition—in-person or by video submission—by completing a Graduate or Undergraduate Audition Request Form.
Graduate Program: Performance and Interactive Media Arts
Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema
Brooklyn College Presents
Preparatory Center for the Performing Arts
A tour of the beautiful Brooklyn College campus and the new state-of-the-art Leonard and Claire Performing Arts Center, where students of the Conservatory of Music practice, rehearse, and perform.
Conservatory of Music faculty, students, and alumni describe the teaching philosophy and learning environment that make Brooklyn College such a diverse, open, and amenable place to study.
Conservatory Orchestra I
H. Wiley Hitchcock Centennial Birthday Party and Concert
Graduate Open House – Magner Career Center, School of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts Workshop (Online)
Associate Director of Financial Aid Moshe Axelrod ’09 M.Mus. finds music in financial aid.
The 98th commencement united the campus community and featured Pulitzer and Kennedy Center Award-Winner Tania León and Foundation Board of Trustees Chair Evan Silverstein ’76, along with other special guests.
The composer is the first CUNY faculty member honored with this distinction.
Department Chairperson : Jeffrey Taylor
Assistant Director: Douglas Cohen
Graduate Deputy: Alexandra Lewis
Location: 422 Whitehead Hall
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