Message from the Director

The Mannes Preparatory Division offers musical exploration and pre-professional training for students ages 4-18. Our dedicated faculty of distinguished artists encourage each of our students to reach his or her highest potential in a warm and supportive atmosphere.

Mannes Prep tailors each student’s curriculum to include age- and level-appropriate classes and ensemble assignments. Our programs incorporate private instruction, Techniques of Music courses, workshops, ensembles, and recitals. Our students are excellent performers, and also excel in electives like Music History, Composition, and Conducting Workshop.

Come visit us on a Saturday, when we are in full swing! Mannes Prep becomes an experience for the whole family. I think you’ll find, as I have, that Mannes Prep has a sense of community that is palpable in our hallways and in our concert halls.


Kate Sheeran

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