Songwriting

Songwriting

A Concentration in Songwriting
Tiger's Story: A Student's Perspective

Bring your music to life in New York City.  NYU Steinhardt Songwriting will help you become the best songwriter you can be, in the genres, styles, and approaches you define. Prepare for your career in the music industry with:

  • Coursework focused on the wide range of skills and tools employed by the composers and lyricists of important and influential songs
  • One-on-one study with award-winning faculty
  • Hands-on performance, production, arranging, and engineering classes in a studio environment
  • Up-close-and-personal interactions with celebrated music-makers through the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions @ NYU and the Friday@1 interview series
  • Regular interactions with renowned practitioners of the art and craft of songwriting and high-level label executives, music publishers, managers, and other notable professionals

Our faculty are at the top of their field, from GRAMMY®-nominated songwriters to acclaimed vocalists. Their instruction has helped alumni develop into successful songwriters, performers, and engineers, and they are committed to supporting your professional goals.