Mannes Prep combines a warm and supportive atmosphere with the thoroughness of pre-professional training. Our personal, continuing interest in the musical growth of each student is central to the spirit of Mannes.
Mannes Prep offers a unique workshop program for all students, from beginners to the most proficient. Here youngsters may share the results of their instrumental and vocal study. Under the direction of a faculty dedicated to creating a feeling of community, students learn to encourage each other to reach their fullest potential.
The 450 students enrolled in the Preparatory Division range in age from four to 18 years, from pre-K through senior high school. They come from public, parochial, and private schools; diverse economic and cultural backgrounds are well represented. Each student is treated with equal respect and care by an artist faculty of the highest excellence.