Longy School of Music of Bard College
Mission Statement: Longy School of Music of Bard College prepares musicians to make a difference in the world.
Institutional Values: Longy School of Music of Bard College, founded as Longy School of Music in 1915 by renowned oboist Georges Longy, is a degree-granting Conservatory located in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The school serves 250 undergraduate and graduate students from over 35 states and 20 countries at our central Cambridge campus and Master of Arts in Teaching campus in Los Angeles. For all students, Longy provides a distinguished faculty that promotes profound musical understanding and technical mastery, encourages growth of imagination, and fosters inquiry about the role of music and the musician in the larger world. With a curriculum rooted in the traditions of Western music, Longy’s mission is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world.