Mannes guitar players enjoy all the benefits of attending a small, collegial conservatory, as well as additional opportunities to:

  • Participate in the Mannes chamber music program, early music ensemble, guitar ensemble, and attend weekly performance classes and concerts
  • Take courses in baroque and renaissance improvisation and ornamentation, transcription, pedagogy, and composition
  • Study with renowned musicians such as Roland Dyens, Eliot Fisk, Scott Tenant, and Oscar Ghiglia who have given master classes at Mannes in the past few years
  • Attend the New York Guitar Institute Seminar which is hosted each year at Mannes, and features world-class performers and lecturers

For more information about the Guitar Department at Mannes, contact:

Frederic Hand and Michael Newman, Guitar Faculty Members

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