Bachelor of Music

  • Four-year, full-time program
  • Private lessons
  • Performance classes
  • Courses in the Techniques of Music
  • Liberal arts and humanities coursework
  • Electives

Fields of Study

The bachelor of music degree is offered in the following fields of study:

  • Orchestral Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
  • Voice
  • Classical Guitar
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Composition
  • Theory

View the Curriculum

Download the academic requirements and curricula for the bachelor of music program as a PDF document.

In addition to the comprehensive curriculum in the Techniques of Music, Mannes offers its own undergraduate liberal arts curriculum focused on areas most pertinent to classical music, including music history, Western civilization, English composition, art history, literature, and foreign languages. Students may supplement this curriculum by taking courses at other divisions of The New School.

A performance jury is required in the appropriate concentrations in each year of residency.

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