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    Mannes Prep

  • Mannes Prep combines a warm and supportive atmosphere with thorough pre-professional training. Our personal, continuing interest in the musical growth of each student is central to the spirit of Mannes.

    Mannes Prep welcomes students ages 4-18 (pre-K through high school) at all levels, from absolute beginners through advanced students aspiring to professional careers. Each student's curriculum is individually tailored to include age- and level-appropriate class and ensemble assignments. Under the direction of a faculty dedicated to creating a feeling of community, students learn to encourage one another to reach their full potential.

    Program for the Very Young

    Ages 4–6
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    Junior Program

    Grades 1–4
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    Pre-Senior Program

    Grades 5–8
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    Senior Program

    Grades 9–12
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    New: Summer Chamber Intensive

    Grades 1-12
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To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.