Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

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Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College is delighted to announce The Excelsior Scholarship for All Undergraduate Programs.

The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid programs, allows students to attend a CUNY college tuition-free.

You must apply here to qualify. Acceptance to the School of Music requires an audition for all programs. See details here.

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Hours and Location

Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Ryan Hayward

Ryan Hayward

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Ryan Hayward has performed in many different ensembles across the country as well as abroad. Originally from New Hampshire, he completed his Bachelor’s at Hofstra University and  his Master’s degree, as well as a Professional Performance Certificate, at The Pennsylvania State University, where he studied with Michael Salzman and Velvet Brown, respectively.  He currently is finishing the Professional Studies Certificate Program at Manhattan School of Music, and plans to begin a Doctor of Musical Studies in the Fall of 2018.  Hayward has toured Europe with American Music Abroad, performed with the Festival Brass Band of Belgium on their USA premier, and with the Disneyland All-American College Band in Anaheim, California in the summer of 2013.   


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