Mannes School Summer Programs

Mannes produces institutes each summer that focus on a variety of topics and feature world-renowned faculty and performers. Each institute has a different format, employing master classes, performances, lectures, ensembles, and coursework.

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  • The Beethoven Institute 
    During a week of intensive study, participants in the Mannes Beethoven Institute explore Beethoven’s sonatas, piano trios, and string quartets. A distinguished faculty provides students with a mix of private lessons, master classes, lectures, and concerts. Participants perform public concerts at the conclusion of the session.
  • IFCP—Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance
    Directed by Marc Ponthus, the IFCP brings together a diversity of approach, talent, and experiences during a week and a half of workshops, master classes, lectures, and symposium. Daily concerts feature some of the most significant performers, composers, and thinkers working in contemporary music today.
  • New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes
    The New York Guitar Seminar is a gathering of students, faculty, and guest artists interested in immersing themselves in classical guitar. Seminar activities include master classes, improvisation, composition, arranging classes, pedagogy forums, career development workshops, and performances.
  • IKI—International Keyboard Institute and Festival
    Founded by Mannes alumnus and faculty member Jerome Rose, the International Keyboard Institute features world-renowned pianists in performance, master classes, and symposia. The IKI is open to pianists of all ages and backgrounds.

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