Mannes is a unique place, one where you will receive intense technical training on your instrument from a faculty of renowned and revolutionary performers, who will also help you find your place in the landscape of contemporary music in New York City.
Our piano and harpsichord faculty includes a preeminent collection of artist mentors. In the robust Master Class series, weekly lessons, and piano classes, you'll study under the guidance of some of the most distinguished artists in the field. Draw inspiration
from the students who came before you, including Murray Perahia, world-class pianist Richard Goode, and Yekwon Sunwoo, recent graduate and winner of the 2018 Cliburn Competition.
With New York City as your classroom, you'll find ways to jump-start your career from the moment you set foot on campus. Play at landmark venues like Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Collaborate in cutting-edge performances as part of our many ensembles,
including Mannes American Composers Ensemble, the College of Performing Arts Theater Orchestra, and the New School Studio Orchestra. Gain the skills needed to start your own label, manage your own publicity, and create your own, and take part in a
culture of performance with programs like Mannes Sounds, a year-long student music festival that engages pianists, chamber musicians, and singers in public concerts around New York City.
While studying alongside star faculty, learn to engage with the world through music. In our Bachelor of Music program, combine rigorous conservatory training with a range of complementary studies. Mannes' entrepreneurship courses give you the tools you
need to make your own opportunities as an artist. With liberal arts electives at Lang and design electives at Parsons, learn how to make an impact through your art in new ways on a rapidly changing world.
As a graduate student in our Master of Music program, you'll take part in an elite two-year program focused on advancing all aspects of your musical study and performance skills. The broad range of performance opportunities prepares you for any career
you can imagine as a professional artist.