Play a part in this extraordinary musical community.
For the serious, developing musician, the Conservatory of Music in the School of the Arts at Purchase College offers a unique educational experience—intensive training within the context of a spirited, supportive community. Your mastery and artistry will flourish here, among other extraordinary musicians all training for professional careers and focused on excellence.
Work closely with world-class musicians and educators.
Our nearness to New York City makes it possible for you to study with many of the most respected names in music—and benefit from their extensive real-world experience as performers, composers, and producers through private lessons and small-group study. And with a limited enrollment of 400 students, including undergraduate and graduate candidates, you’ll receive a great deal of personal attention and opportunities to perform right from the start.
Explore classical to hip-hop, and everything in between.
No matter what concentration you pursue, you’ll be encouraged to play music that spans all eras and traditions, and to perform in ensembles of all sizes, styles, and genres. That way you’ll have both an intimate understanding and broad view of music.