Private Lessons at Mannes

  • Begin or develop your talents on a beloved instrument with a member of the Mannes faculty!

    Private lessons are available to matriculated students throughout The New School. Students may register for weekly or bi-weekly lessons as an add-on to their degree, diploma, or certificate studies. Speak to your advisor or email for details about how to get involved.

    Selecting a Teacher

    Choose your instructor from our world-renowned and diverse faculty.

    Send your teacher preferences to Faculty matches are made based on availability. Students will be notified via email and sent complete registration details once their teacher match is confirmed.


    Private lessons carry a participation fee that can be added to your tuition and/or payment plan.

    Weekly Lessons (4 credits)

    Students participate in 14 one-hour lessons throughout the semester.

    Bi-Weekly Lessons (2 credits)

    Students participate in seven one-hour (or 14 half-hour) lessons throughout the semester.