Summer Programs

NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop


Program Dates: June 10, 2017 - June 12, 2017

(Residential Students Move In: June 9, 2017, Move Out: June 13) 

Final Application Deadline: March 30, 2017


Intended For: High School Students, Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Professionals

Program Description & Faculty

NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop with ANDY BLOCH and PETE NASHEL

Writing for advertising requires the composer to keep calm under the clock, and write creative, effective music in only a few hours. Spearheaded by award-winning media composer Andy Bloch (Human: Music and Sound Design), the faculty and panelists will feature composer Peter Nashel (Duotone Audio Group, Marco Polo, Lie to Me),and music producer Keith D'Arcy (Universal Music Publishing Group). In three short days, the NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop will teach you how to:

  • Write quickly and efficiently, under real-world conditions
  • Write effectively for advertising
  • Write ready-to-license production/library music
  • Collaborate with a creative performers to workshop your ideas
As a participant, your work will be critiqued by Andy Bloch, Pete Nashel, and NYU’s acclaimed Scoring for Film and Multimedia faculty, and you will receive professional recording sessions in NYU’s state-of-the-art facilities and with industry professionals at every step of the way.

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Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop:

Accepted students will confirm their attendance once they have paid the enrollment deposit (detailed instructions provided in acceptance email). Residential students will have successfully registered for housing once they have paid the housing deposit and completed the housing application (sent via email after student confirms their attendance).

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Application Information

A completed application consists of:

  1. A 2017 MPAP Summer Application
  2. Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and a $55 application fee (paid at the end of Acceptd)

*If you are an international student please go to the Application for International Students Website for application details.

Your application will be reviewed once your application is complete and not beforehand. 

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Audition Requirements

  • Participant Applicants: Submit Three audio tracks of varied styles of commercial music, each 1-3 minutes in length that demonstrate strong musical, technical and production skills. Additionally include a signed & scanned statement of authorship, and a one-page resume.
  • Auditors are automatically admitted into the workshop and do not need to submit audition materials but must complete a "Get Acceptd" profile and pay the $50 non-refundable fee.

Audition Details (Click Here)

Housing Information

Move in: TBA
Move out: TBA

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International Students

Please follow this short check list as a guide of the necessary steps needed to take as an international student. 
    1. Complete the 2017 MPAP Summer Programs Application 
      With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation) 
    2. Submit proof of English language proficiency

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Program Contacts

Program Administration                     

MPAP Summer Programs
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012
(p) 212 998 5438

Academic Content                          

Mark Suozzo
Visiting Associate Professor
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077         
New York, NY 10012
(p) 212 992 9462