The Future of Classical Music
Founded in 1916,Mannes School of Music seeks to develop citizen artists who engage with the world around them in and through music, in traditional, new, and emergent forms of practice. Our eminent faculty of artists, scholars, and educators of international stature, including active professionals from all areas of the music world foster close, constructive relationships with students and are committed to advancing the creative role of music throughout all aspects of our rapidly changing society. Mannes is a community of compassionate musicians who encourage collaboration rather than competition and professional development rather than personal pressure. Mannes is small and selective, limiting degree enrollment to approximately 330 students - making it the smallest in New York City.
The Mannes faculty includes many celebrated concert artists, chamber musicians, and composers - members of such leading organizations as the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, New York City Opera, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Techniques of Music
The comprehensive Techniques of Music curriculum sets Mannes apart, providing a broad foundation including ear training, advanced music theory, and dictation. Mannes offers Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science degrees in Orchestral Instruments; Piano; Harpsichord; Voice; Classical Guitar; Orchestral Conducting; Composition; and, Theory. Mannes also offers students the opportunity to choose minors across disciplines.The New School The New School is a legendary university in New York City, now comprising seven academic divisions. Founded in 1919 Imagine a university where scholars, artists and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world.Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo. The New School is just such a university community, attracting students from all over the world to its home in the heart of Greenwich Village.Join us.
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