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About This Certificate

The ESL + Music program is designed to help students develop their English language skills before beginning a degree or diploma program at  Mannes. Students study music with members of the Mannes faculty while improving their English language skills in order to qualify for degree programs.

Timeline to Completion: The ESL + Music program fulfills the English language proficiency requirement for beginning study at Mannes. Most students take one or two semesters of ESL + Music before beginning their degree.

Enrollment Type: Non-Credit

Number of Courses: Varies

Format: On-campus

Tuition is charged per course and varies by semester. Most students take one or two semesters of ESL + Music before beginning their degree.


What You'll Get
  1. Private music lessons with a Mannes faculty member
  2. Intensive English language study — speaking and listening, grammar, reading, and academic writing
  3. Language-based Techniques of Music courses and performance seminars
Who Should Enroll
  • International students who plan to attend Mannes School of Music but need to improve their scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

How to Enroll

More than a course.
A new kind of network.
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