Discover a Whole world of music, Dance & Theater!
Have you always wanted to learn an instrument? Did you play music back in high school or college and then get so busy that you lost touch with something you loved? Are you recently retired and eager to make the arts a bigger part of your life? Lucy Moses School makes it easy and fun for adult musicians at all levels to develop their skills. We're known for our excellent teachers and nurturing, supportive environment; our adult students frequently describe the school as a second home. Our registrars are here to help you get started! Give us a call at 212 501 3360, email us or stop by to attend a recital or open class.
explore private lessons
Is learning to play an instrument on your bucket list? We’ll carefully match you with an experienced, supportive faculty member. We know you’re busy! It’s easy to schedule lessons at convenient times. Online private lessons are available.
Join a Chamber Group or Jazz Ensemble
Playing together is just more fun! Share your love of music with like-minded musicians at weekly chamber music sessions guided by experienced coaches, or swing with a jazz ensemble. Make new friends as you improve your skills and learn new repertoire.
Express yourself through song
Singing is a joyful and deeply satisfying experience, and vocal offerings at Lucy Moses School welcome singers from beginning to advanced. Liz Fleischer's acclaimed Sight-Singing classes make learning to read music easy and fun for singers at all levels. Belt out your favorite theater tunes in Broadway Singing or Musical Theater Revue, delve into the history of classical songs in Art Song Workshop, indulge your inner diva in Opera Workshop, perform Jewish vocal music with Nashir! The Rottenberg Chorale or learn vocal techniques in a small group setting with Voice for Adults or Sound Healing Through Singing.
Dalcroze: Revolutionize Your Relationship with Music
Whether you're a seasoned performer, an educator, or a music student of any age, Dalcroze can help you feel and understand music in a whole new way. Known as "music training through movement," Dalcroze uses the body to develop a strong musical foundation and natural feel for music. Certification is available at the Certificate and License levels.
The Jazz Program
Directed by celebrated jazz guitarist Roni Ben-Hur, LMS's unique Jazz Program is designed for adult singers and instrumentalists of all levels. We offer ensemble classes, workshops, and one-on-one instruction. Our faculty members are some of the top jazz musicians in New York City, here to provide you with a fun and satisfying learning experience that can’t be found anywhere else in New York.
Read between the lines of your favorite music! Essential for singers and instrumentalists, the study of theory and composition accelerates music learning and enhances creativity.
Dance & Movement
Ballet isn't just for kids in pink tutus! Take a ballet class for adults, or get moving in Gentle Jazz Movement Bodywork for Health and Fitness or Stretching and Relaxation.
Our mature adult students range from recently-retired to 90+! Now is the perfect time to re-connect with an old passion or explore a new interest in a supportive, social environment. We can match seniors with the perfect faculty member for private lessons or place instrumentalists in group classes that fit their interests and skill level.