Summer Programs

Summer Brass Workshop

Program Dates: July 25 - July 29, 2016

(Residential Students Move-in: July 24, Move-out: July 30)

Priority Application Deadline: May 23, 2016

Final Application Deadline:

Students in need of on-campus housing: June 10, 2016

Students not in need of housing accommodations: July 10, 2016


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

Program Description & Faculty

Participate in an intensive week of brass ensemble and private instruction in New York City.  You will have the opportunity to study brass chamber music with NYU's brass faculty, as well as principal players from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera, and various Broadway shows. A special feature this year will be studying and rehearsing music from a hit Broadway show, culminating in the attendance of a performance of that show.

The program is intended for participants 16 years and older. Applicants under 16 will be considered on a case-by-case basis

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Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the Summer Brass Workshop:

    • Tuition: $850
    • Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2016 Summer Application
    • Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $394 shared room with 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week
    • International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees
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 2016 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

The program is intended for participants 16 years and older. Applicants under 16 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you would like to be considered for the workshop, you must complete the following:
  • Submit a recording of you performing a solo or section of solo no more than five minutes, and two contrasting etudes. Advanced students may also submit three excerpts in place of the two etudes.

Housing Information

Move in: July 24, 2016
Move out: July 30, 2016

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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 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

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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

John Rojak
Brass Studies Director
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012 
(p) 212 998 5828