Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Summer Programs

NYU/BMI Music in Advertising Workshop

Program Dates: July 22, 2016 - July 24, 2016

(Residential Students Move-in: July 21, Move-out: July 25)

Priority Application Deadline: May 20, 2016

Final Application Deadline: June 3, 2016

Starting January 15th, 2016, the MPAP Summer Programs Application will be open for all 2016 applicants. If you would like to be alerted when the application is available, please visit the following page to signup for the NYU Steinhardt Summer Programs mailing list:


Intended For: All Level

Program Description & Faculty

This is the first workshop of its type to focus on the eclectic mix of the musician/production skills and the business acumen needed to be successful in these areas. 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),and music producer Keith D'Arcy (Universal Music Publishing Group). In a dynamic mix of informative industry panels, faculty critiques sessions and live recordings in the state-of-the-art NYU James Dolan recording studio, participating composers will produce and record their music with top-tier musicians and engineers, under real-world conditions.

Program Details (Click Here)

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 tuition 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).

Costs and Fees Details (Click Here)

Application Information

A completed application consists of:

  1. A 2016 MPAP Summer Application
  2. Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd
  3. A $50 application fee. 

*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. 

Application Details (Click Here)

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: July 21st, 2016
Move out: July 25th, 2016

Important Housing Information (Click Here)

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 2016 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

Important International Student Details (Click Here)

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