Welcome to the Nelly Berman School of Music!
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Watch the Celebration of the Arts 2023 Sample Performances from Neumann University

Nelly Berman School of Music Musicians
International Ballet Classique Dancers
Main Line Art Center Artwork

Faina Lushtak: Steinway Artist, Chair of Downman Trust Fund at Tulane University, International Competition Judge

Dr. Timothy Vance Blair: Steinway Artist, Senior Partner & Distinguished Professor with Alexander & Buono International of New York.

Elina Kalendarova: Member of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 2002

Dr. Nathaniel McEwen: Voice Teacher at the NBS

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The Nelly Berman School of Music

Continuing the Russian tradition of musical excellence
A Community Music School in the Heart of the Main Line


The Nelly Berman School of Music provides a serious, well-rounded musical education in a fun-oriented and nurturing environment that engages the students and their families.

Celebration of the Arts 2022 Documentary

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Find the Right Instrument and Teacher for You

Start your journey into the fascinating world of music! Contact us to schedule a free evaluation with our director, Elena Berman. She will work with you and/or your child, determine your musical aptitude and learning style, and pair you with the best teacher and/or instrument choice!

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“Thank you so much!”

“We are grateful for having you helping us and organizing amazing events like the competitions and Rising Stars concerts our boys and I enjoyed so much, and for the excellent teachers and the school’s music as part of our lives.”

Blanca Guzman, parent

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461 W Lancaster Ave. Haverford, PA 19041

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NBS Classical Music Institute

The NBS Classical Music Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which supports gifted and hardworking students through financial- and merit-based scholarships. The Institute also organizes high-level concerts, workshops, masterclasses, and classical music events for the greater Philadelphia community. Make a musical difference in a child’s life – donate today!