Whether you found music at age 2 or 22, there’s a place for you at Longy. Here, all lived experiences and skills are welcome and all kinds of musicians succeed. We invest in musicians who will make a difference in the world by pledging to remove barriers for their conservatory education. For example, when we award scholarships, we’re looking to the breadth of your potential to contribute, both artistically and personally.
At Longy it’s all about “more”
Your music matters
Whether you’re passionate about music or social change – or both – Longy is the place where you can turn your enthusiasm into action. We’ll help you explore, define and amplify your talent and discover new ways to change lives and impact communities through music.
Study what’s important to you
There’s no one way to be a musician. At Longy, you’ll uncover and explore new ways to make a living in music. Our innovative Catalyst Curriculum is customized to focus on the skills, knowledge and experience you’ll need to create change in the world. You choose the training you need for the career paths you want to explore.
Start your career now
From your first days at Longy you’ll become a Boston musician, performing professionally with our faculty and artistic partners around the city. Get hands‐on, real‐world experience while you build your network with an extensive community of musicians and organizations. Boston isn’t merely a backdrop—it’s the stage for your artistic pursuits and an integral part of the Longy experience. Be immersed in a vibrant, artistic city with hundreds of new ensembles, opera companies, theaters, orchestras, dance troupes and museums for you to enjoy.
You belong at Longy
Be part of our community of musicians who root for each other and cheer on each other’s successes. Study in a musical home—literally, a historic mansion—where “collaborative” describes not only our performances, but the way we live and learn together.