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About This Program

Music at Mannes, the summer intensive, provides young pianists and instrumental students the opportunity to enhance their skills and expand their musical interests. Each morning, students will engage in interactive music and movement classes. In our instrumental ensembles, participants will hone their ensemble skills through daily rehearsals, while our afternoon choral program encourages vocal development. This immersive two-week experience culminates with concluding performances in the recital halls of the Mannes College of Music.

What You'll Gain

  • The art of playing music with others
  • Experience preparing for a final performance
  • Exploration of choral music and vocal collaboration
  • The opportunity to build your musical community

How You'll Learn

  • Direct interaction with experienced faculty
  • Collaboration in small group settings
  • Collaboration in large ensemble settings
  • Rehearsals towards final performance

July 29 - August 9, 2024
Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm
Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011 (map)

Example Daily Schedule:

  • 9am-10am Music and Movement
  • 10am-12pm Morning ensembles
  • 12pm-1pm Lunch break / Community-building activities
  • 1pm-4pm Afternoon ensembles

Tuition and fees: $1,495

University credits: This is a noncredit program

Questions: Email mannesprep@newschool.edu

Refund policy: Tuition is non-refundable

Out-of-state and international students who are interested in the summer program should email mannesprep@newschool.edu for housing information. 

Students are expected to bring daily packed lunches. Mannes Prep will provide additional snacks and drinks.

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