Summer Programs

NYU Broadway Percussion Seminar


Program Dates: June 12 - June 16, 2016

(Residential Students Move-in: June 12, Move-out: June 18)

Priority Application Deadline: April 11, 2016

Final Application Deadline: April 29, 2016


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

Program Description & Faculty

Hosted by the NYU Steinhardt Percussion Studies Program the Broadway Percussion Seminar offers classes with special guest percussionists, contractors, and conductors from the world of Broadway.  There will be sessions presented on drum set, percussion, mallet percussion, timpani, and Latin percussion, by the percussionists who developed the Broadway books!

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Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the Broadway Percussion Seminar:

    • 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).

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

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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

Submit a recording (either audio or video), that demonstrates your playing in any, or all, of the areas mentioned above. This can include: orchestral excerpts, solo performances, ensemble performances, a compilation of drum set styles, or a compilation of hand drum styles.

*Please note that although audition materials may not be required to participate in the NYU Broadway Percussion Seminar, all students must complete the application entirely. Details below:

Audition Details (Click Here)

Housing Information

Move in: June 12th, 2016
Move out: June 18th, 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

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                          

Jonathan Haas
Percussion Studies Director
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012 
(p) 212 992 9466


Sean Statser
Percussion Faculty
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012 
(p) 212 992 9466