Recent Updates: The university is welcoming back visitors to campus. More information can be found on our COVID-19 Community Guide.

  • Community ensembles are temporarily suspended.

    Mannes welcomes all who wish to pursue music for their own self-improvement and enjoyment.

    Play or sing in one of our large performing ensembles. You’ll join a community of like-minded musicians with a range of abilities and levels of experience.

    New School Chorus at Mannes

    The New School Chorus is open to members of the New School and greater New York City communities. The chorus fosters communal singing and offers participants a chance to explore a range of music and singing styles from around the world—everything from Western choral masterpieces to eastern European folk singing, classic American jazz and popular song to traditional music. 

    The chorus performs and engages in community outreach several times each year.

    To register for the New School Chorus, please use the links and course numbers below or call the Registrar at 212.229.5620.

    Alumni and NYC Community Members (noncredit only)

    Please visit the Open Campus registration page, search for "Chorus," and enroll in CAPR 0551A CRN 5592.

    * There is a participation fee for noncredit members.

    Faculty, Staff, and Administration

    Please visit Human Resources, at 80 Fifth Avenue, 8th floor, to apply for the Tuition Waiver Plan. Once your application has been reviewed, HR will be in contact with you to complete registration.

    Matriculated New School Students (for credit only)

    Please log in to your my.newschool.edu account and register for CRN 5592 CAPR 0551 A.

    Questions? Please contact [email protected]

    New School Community Orchestra

    The New School Community Orchestra brings students, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, and members of the New York City community together with individuals from the larger NYC community, collaborating with world-class conductors and performing repertoire from a range of musical periods and styles. Participants hone their skills, network with like-minded musicians, build lasting friendships, and perform several times each year. Musicians of various backgrounds and levels of proficiency are welcome.

    Alumni and NYC Community Members (noncredit only)

    Please visit the Open Campus registration page, search "Community Orchestra" and enroll in CRN 5591 CAPR 0550 A.

    * There is a participation fee for noncredit members. 

    Faculty, Staff, and Administration
    Please visit Human Resources 80 Fifth Avenue, 8th floor, to apply for the Tuition Waiver Plan. Once your application has been reviewed, HR will be in contact with you to complete registration.

    Matriculated New School Students (for credit only)

    Please log in to your my.newschool.edu account and register for CRN 4212 CAPR 1050 (undergraduate) or CRN 5591 CAPR 0550 A (graduate)

    Questions? Please contact [email protected]

  • Contact Us

    Admission Contact

    College of Performing Arts
    Welcome Center | Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
    [email protected]

     

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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