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  • Hire College of Performing Arts Musicians for Your Event

    Known for providing exceptional professional musicians for weddings, corporate events, and parties, the College of Performing Arts Gig Office connects School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and Mannes School of Music students with local clients searching for musicians.

    Would you like to hire talented performers from the College of Performing Arts for your wedding, party, conference, or event?

    Contact the CoPA Gig Office!

    Please use the hire a musician form to tell us about your event and we’ll respond soon.

    Rates and Terms

    Pricing begins at the rate of $100 per hour per musician with an additional $25 Processing Fee. We collect payment by check sent to The New School within 30 days of the event. Our performers are available to play in events across all five boroughs of New York City, as well as Westchester County, Northern New Jersey, and Long Island. 

    Testimonials

    “You and your fellow musicians were SPECTACULAR at my son's wedding. Your music exceeded our greatest expectations. It was tooo Fantastic! Everyone of our guests commented on how fabulous the quartet played. Thank you for making our special day even that more wonderful.”

    “They were prompt, courteous, professional and a pleasure to work with. They helped to make the recognition ceremony and reception a total success. Thank you so much for finding them for us.”

    “The trio was just wonderful! And a delight to work with. They whisked our some 300 guests into the dining room in record time and on an upbeat note. Entire evening was a huge success.”

    -Our happy patrons

  • Contact Us

    If you have any questions you can reach us at gigs@newschool.edu

  • Take The Next Step

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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