Summer Programs

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Program Dates: July 5 - July 22, 2016

(Residential Students Move-in: July 3 - 4, 2016; Move-out: July 23, 2016)

Priority Application Deadline: May 2, 2016

Final Application Deadline: May 16, 2016

Note: Applications will be accepted past this deadline on a rolling basis for students who are NOT in need of on-campus housing. 


Intended For: Graduate Students and Professional Development

Program Description & Faculty

Kodály Summer Institute 2016 • 28th Summer of Kodály Studies at New York University • Founded 1989

The Kodály Summer Institute is open to students as a noncredit course (like most MPAP Summer Programs).

If qualified, students may also take the course for 3 graduate credits. Students who enroll in the Summer Masters Degree Program may take all three Levels of the NYU Kodály Summer Institute toward fulfillment of degree requirements, ending with both a Masters Degree in Music Education and Kodály Certification.

The Kodály Summer Institute is endorsed by the Organization of American Kodály Educators.

Program Details (Click Here)

Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the Kodaly Summer Institute:

    • Non- Credit Tuition: $1,300
    • Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2016 Summer Application
    • Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $1,446 single room in shared suite 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).

Scholarship: Please note that performance-based and need-based scholarships are not offered in conjunction with this program.

Costs and Fees Details (Click Here)

Application Information

A completed application to the non-credit workshop consists of:

  1. A 2016 MPAP Summer Application
  2. Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and $55 application fee (paid at the end of Accetpd)

*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. 

*Non-Credit Kodaly Summer Institute Applicants Follow Instructions Below:


*Kodaly Summer Institute for Graduate Credit:
This program is available both graduate credit and for non-credit.  If you would like to apply for this program for graduate credit, please be sure to note that you will be paying for 3 credit hours through NYU, and will have to pay the necessary tutiton and fees (estimated: $5,216)  
How to Apply:
For a more detailed explanation of applying OR if you are applying for graduate credit please click here!
*Current NYU students should not follow these steps and should review the application procedure listed under Information for Current NYU Students.  

Audition Requirements

  • Kodály Summer Institute does not have any audition requirements, but specific questions will be included at the end of the application procedure; applicants will be sent to a 3rd party website (Get Acceptd) to answer these questions and pay the $55 application fee.

Audition Details (Click Here)

Housing Information

Move in: Between Sunday, July 3 and Monday July 4, 2016
Move out: Saturday, July 23, 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 

Dr. Jerry Kerlin
Kodály Summer Institute, Director
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012 
(p) 212 998 5774