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Changing tomorrow's music industry by changing how we train musicians today...

Founded in 2004, New York School of Music is a full service music school located in Walden, NY with a 10,000 square foot facility including lesson rooms, rehearsal rooms, and its own performance space. The school, staffed with music professionals from the Hudson Valley, provides private lessons, group programs, internships and masterclasses to hundreds of aspiring musicians each week. NYSM prides itself on its doors-open approach, encouraging musicians of all levels to come in and be part of its community.

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AMFM Radio 

The podcast About Music,

For Musicians.

We're ripping back the curtain on music making so you can fearlessly pursue your musical dreams.

Our in-house podcast, hosted by NYSM Co-Owner, Rosie Rion Porco. Each episode, Rosie and her guest tackle the biggest issues that keep musicians from reaching their full potential. Tune in and take your playing to the next level!

Rental Information

NYSM is an affiliate location to Music & Arts, which is a nation-wide instrument rental company. They offer rentals in most school orchestra and bands instruments, with options to buy using credit earned. Click below to see rates and plan options!

We now take tuition payments online!

Please fill out the student's full name in the box to the right and click "buy now" to enter your credit card information. You will be prompted to enter the amount you wish to pay. If you are unsure of your account balance, please feel free to call 845-778-7594 and we can check it for you.