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The Juilliard School

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Upper West Side
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Address: 60 Lincoln Center Plz, New York City, NY
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This is one of the top music schools in the country. It's worth taking a tour and attending a free student concert. Two parking garages on the street. Centrally located in... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Metro Boston
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Metro Boston
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is one of the top music schools in the country. It's worth taking a tour and attending a free student concert. Two parking garages on the street. Centrally located in Lincoln Center.

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sao paulo, brazil
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

We had high expectations for the New Dances Julliard presentations. We did not enjoy any of rhe classic or more modern presentations. Although technique is relevant, the shows must be enjoyable by the public. This one was not.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Take advantage of visiting one of the top music schools in the universe. Go to their website and they always have free events going on, whether they are recitals by the students or they have noon concert series at Alice Tully next door. Their student orchestra concerts are generally in the evenings and they are wonderful. If you are a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

The regular weekly student concerts present excellent quality classical programs and are FREE. The small auditorium is intimate and has excellent acoustics; it is ideal for solo or chamber music. These young people are the next generation who keeps the flame and spirit of classical music alive. Juilliard trained many world-famous musicians. With the foundation of classical training, some pursue... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Every Wednesday at 1:00pm, Juilliard students perform at Alice Tully Hall. These concerts are open to the public and are free of charge. The standards are incredibly high - higher than many professional performances in other parts of the country. We attended an orchestral performance of a Richard Strauss work paired with Beethoven's Seventh Symphony. It highlighted two young conducting... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We were fortunate to see a Dance Repertory Performance in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater this past week. The dancers, orchestra and choir were wonderful.

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boulder city, nv
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

Adjacent to Lincoln center so be sure to not miss if attending any Lincoln Center event just so you can say you were there. Juilliard also has several performances so check out their offerings. Tip: There are occasional free performances by students that are worthy of attendance. Go to Juilliard's website to see events scheduled during your visit.

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

At $30 a comparatively short but excellent value experience. The music was varied and the young musicians played to a high standard. The hall is modern and perhaps lacks "atmosphere" but enjoyable and recommended. (And the Indie restaurant close by was convenient, efficient and good value too. So much to do at the Lincoln Center - we spent four consecutive... More 

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Westport, CT
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

If you are in NYC during the "school year" you have to check out free student recitals during the week and every Saturday by the Juilliard Pre-College division. These are some of the finest young musicians in the world and to come to New York and not attend a recital and "take in" the amazing energy of this place is... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Participation in Julliard evening courses on various music topics is a wonderful experience. The numerous music students, instrument and voice practice wafting through the corridors is enjoyable and an inspiration. The lectures provide excellent music insight for the non musician.

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