Classes

We offer many individual and group classes in music and dance for children and adults. Classes meet every week and our monthly rates are very reasonable. Call 212-722-8223 to sign up.

Individual Lessons

Manna House

Piano: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday by appointment
Individual instruction, from basic keyboard skills to advanced jazz and classical.

Voice: Tuesday, Friday and Saturday by appointment.
Individual instruction in vocal technique, as well as classical and jazz repertoire.

Guitar: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday by appointment
One-on-one lessons in classical, jazz, and rock/pop guitar, electric or acoustic.

Violin: Thursday by appointment
Private lessons in violin.

Bass/Cello: Thursday by appointment
Private lessons in acoustic or electric bass.

Woodwinds: Thursday by appointment
Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute lessons are available, for beginners and advanced players.

Brass: By appointment
Individual instruction in brass instruments.

Drums: Monday by appointment
Individual instruction in drum-set technique and reading rhythms, with emphasis on jazz.

Group Classes

Dance: Ballet, Hip Hop/Liturgical, Modern and Jazz Saturday 10am-3:00pm
Instructors: Corrine Giddings and Corey Powell teach a comprehensive program of dance classes for children of all ages:
Pre-School Ages 3-5 or 6 Ballet/Creative Movement: 10:00-10:45am Modern/Jazz: 11:00-11:45am
Beginner Ages 6-10 or 11 Modern/Jazz: 10:00-11:00am Ballet: 11:00am-12:00pm Hip Hop/Liturgical: 12:00-1:00pm
Intermediate Ages 11 or 12-Teen Ballet: 12:00-1:00pm Modern/Jazz: 1:00-2:00pm Hip Hop/Liturgical: 2:00-3:00pm
Call 212-722-8223 to enroll.

Adult Sight Singing/Theory: Tuesday 7:30pm
Andrei Carriere leads a class for adult musicians of all ages and experience levels.

Adult Vocal Ensemble: Tuesday 8:30pm
Instructor Andrei Carriere focuses on repertoire development and group singing techniques. Contemporary jazz and standards are performed in unique arrangements for 4 or more voices.

Junior Jazz Ensemble: Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
John Robinson leads a combo of 7-17 year-olds on all instruments playing jazz standards and contemporary arrangements. Knowledge of an instrument and basic note reading is required.

Children's Chorus: Friday 4-5pm
Children ages 7-14 develop vocal technique and harmony and learn a varied repertoire of Jazz, folk music, and contemporary urban compositions. Singers' choreography is part of the class. Instructor: Gloria DeNard.

Summer Programs

SummerTAM:
A daily program (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) from July through August of instruction in theater, dance and music including field trips for children ages 7-15 which culminates in a rousing outdoor performance.

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Classes