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About the Longy School of Music – ESUSA Partnership

The Longy School of Music is pleased to partner with El Sistema USA to offer two 50% scholarships to the Master of Music in Music Education Online programs to ESUSA members.

Applications open now. May 15 application deadline to be considered for Fall 2023.

Applicants must be an employee of an El Sistema USA member organization in good standing, have worked in the member organization for at least two years, and plan to continue in the organization for an additional two years.

Applicants must indicate on the application that they are applying in partnership with El Sistema USA in their philosophy statement.

Anyone with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is eligible. No GRE or standardized test required, no application fee, and no audition needed.

Master in Music Education Online | Become the educator the world needs you to be!

  • Generous financial aid ensures access for all
  • Get your Master’s in as little as one year
  • Asynchronous classes—schedule anytime to fit your life

At Longy, we are committed to removing as many barriers as possible to a career in music education. The world needs more music teachers. That’s why Longy is pledging generous financial aid for all incoming students in our Master of Music in Music Education Online program. Whether you found music at 2 or 22, we will work with you to ensure that tuition fees do not stand in the way of your future.

Designed with the working teacher in mind, Longy’s asynchronous classes allow you to pursue an advanced degree without taking time off. Map out a learning schedule that fits your life, with the option to complete your degree in as little as one year. Don’t choose between work or an education—learn on your own terms. Longy’s Teacher Education program is rooted in culturally responsive teaching.

  • Build curriculum centered around students’ cultures and life experiences
  • Engage your entire classroom—meet students where they are
  • Create more equitable classrooms

Dr. Erin Zaffini | Director of Teacher Education | ezaffini@longy.edu

Applicants must indicate on the application that they are applying in partnership with El Sistema USA in their philosophy statement.

May 15 application deadline to be considered for Fall 2023.

Longy pledges to work with you to reduce financial barriers through scholarships, financial aid, and other subsidies.

Complete your degree in one year – $25,750 Total (before financial aid/scholarships)

Complete the degree in 2 years – $27,400 Total (before financial aid/scholarships)

Longy pledges to accept two students affiliated with ESUSA at the rate of 50% reduced tuition off the total cost of the online Master of Music Education

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