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Mannes School of Music
Questions about applying? Email our Admission team at performingarts newschool. Skip to main content. New York , United States. Entering its rd year as a world-leading, dynamic center of musical learning, the Mannes School of Music is a standard bearer for innovative artistry, dedicated to developing citizen artists who engage their communities and the world through music. Mannes upholds a rich tradition of pedagogical excellence established by founders David and Clara Mannes in
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The Damrosch and Mannes families were perhaps the most important music families in America at that time, with David Mannes emerging as one of the first American born violin recitalists to achieve significant status. After , the school was known as the Mannes Music School, in recognition of the broader course of study that expanded the school well beyond that of a community music school, including the three-year Artist Diploma. When Clara died in , their son Leopold Mannes became president, endowing the school with his fortune from co-inventing Kodachrome film. In the school began offering a bachelor of science degree and changed its name to the Mannes College of Music. In it merged with the Chatham Square Music School. In the school moved to larger quarters on West 85th Street. The students in any of the three schools of the College of Performing Arts can take courses in the three schools Drama, Jazz, Mannes , no matter which school they are directly enrolled in, expanding the opportunities for self-directed study. Two academic divisions constitute the conservatory: .
Mannes School of Music at The New School is transforming the music conservatory to make that career a reality with a dynamic integration of rigorous training and real-world experience. Doors open. Curtains part. Cutting-edge possibilities reveal themselves at one of the best music schools in New York. If you possess a luminous talent and a profound desire to turn that talent into a career, the dynamic and rigorous training provided at Mannes School of Music at The New School is where your journey should begin.