Programs of Study

  • Programs at Mannes Prep are tailored to meet the needs of students from the absolute beginner to the most proficient.

    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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    The Honors Program

    For serious and gifted students in the Junior or Senior Programs nominated by their major teacher after having attended Mannes Prep for at least one year.

    Curriculum for All Programs

    Depending upon the student's age, the curriculum includes private instruction, Techniques of Music courses, workshops and recitals, and, when appropriate, an ensemble. Additional electives include chamber music, jazz ensemble, composition, conducting, music history, and piano lab class.