The application deadline is March 15, 2014. Late applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Please send your completed application to
The Beethoven Institute—Mannes College
150 West 85th Street
New York, NY 10024
(submit on CD only)
Pianists should include two contrasting works of their choice.
Pre-formed duos, trios, and quartets should either include two contrasting movements of a work from the standard repertoire or present a letter of recommendation from a chamber music coach.
Housing is available in New School student residences. Call or email the Beethoven Institute for information.
Solo Piano: $450
Pre-formed Duo: $550
Member of Pre-formed Duo: $275
Pre-formed Piano Trio, String Trio, Piano Quartet, or String Quartet: $600
Member of Pre-formed Piano or String Trio: $200
Member of Pre-formed String Quartet: $150
To hold your place at the institute, you must pay tuition and fees in full by May 1, 2014. Please make payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, personal check, or money order. Checks and money orders must be denominated in U.S. dollars and be made payable to Mannes College The New School for Music. Individual members of a registering group can send separate tuition checks. Please note that 30 percent of tuition is nonrefundable.
A small number of merit awards are available for solo pianists. Please inquire upon acceptance to the Institute.
A $30 nonrefundable application fee is due with the mailing of your application. One application fee per group is sufficient. Please make payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, personal check or money order. Checks and money orders must be denominated in U.S. dollars and be made payable to Mannes College The New School for Music.