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  • Rising High school Juniors and Seniors (ages 16-18)

    Program Length: One week, Monday, August 3, through Friday, August 7, 2020

    Class Schedule: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

    All Instruments

    This bootcamp is designed for students in the process of preparing for college music auditions. Develop your skills, confidence, and understanding of the music college/ conservatory audition process. Through intensive work with faculty in workshops, mock auditions, and repertoire classes, you build and refine your audition skills, learning how to best present yourself in college auditions. Discover dos and don’ts for auditions, and learn how to manage performance anxiety while turning it into a valuable asset. Hear directly from college admission professionals, and receive guidance in interviewing, filling out applications, writing a résumé, and more. Prepare for college theory and ear training placement testing with intensive review and practice testing. Equipped with new skills and confidence, you’ll be ready to take center stage in your auditions!

    Tuition and Fees: The tuition for the intensive is $1,500, and applicants pay a non-refundable $75 application fee. Current Mannes Prep students receive a discounted rate of $1,300, and the $75 application fee is waived. No financial aid is available for the intensive.

    Where: The program takes places in Arnhold Hall, located at 55 West 13th Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYC. Arnhold Hall is part of The New School’s urban campus and features beautiful newly renovated and acoustically tuned rehearsal and performance spaces.

    To apply: Please complete the Online Application Form and pay the $75 application fee by the May 1 deadline. Once you have applied, Mannes Prep will contact you by email with information about submitting a video audition; the video submission deadline is May 8. For the video, applicants should perform two contrasting pieces that best demonstrate their current playing level. The application fee and video audition are waived for current Mannes Prep students.

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

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