Program Dates: June 6 - June 17, 2016
(Residential Students Move-in: June 5, Move-out: June 18)
Priority Application Deadline: April 4, 2016
Final Application Deadline: May 1, 2016
Intended For: High School Students, Undergraduates, Graduate Students, and Professionals
Program Details (Click Here)
Eduardus Halim - The last student of legendary pianists and pedagogues Vladimir Horowitz, Sascha Gorodnitzki, and Rudolf Firkusny, as well as a renowned performer. “Halim may be the most charismatic pianist to come along since Van Cliburn.” (New York Times)
Marilyn Nonken - A widely recorded performing artist, student of new music pioneers David Burge and Leonard Stein, and a specialist in music of the 20th and 21st centuries, she has performed at venues including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and festivals such as the Festival d’Automne and the William Kapell International Piano Festival and Competition. “One of the greatest interpreters of new music.” (American Record Guide)
Gila Goldstein - A renowned performer and recording artist, who studied in Israel and in New York with Neuhaus disciples Nina Svetlanova and Victor Derevianko. Performed at venues as Lincoln Center in NY, South Bank Center in London, Musée de Louvre in Paris and Beijing Concert Hall, and festivals such as Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano and the American Liszt Society. “Her technique is fierce and fiery as the color of her hair” (Pianist magazine, London, UK)
Yoo Jung Kim - A student of Nikolai Demidenko and Ruth Nye, a student of Claudio Arrau, Yoojung Kim (“…intensely poetic and dramatic…with a diamond clarity and precision," Sutton Coldfield News) made her debut with the Korean Symphony Orchestra at age eleven. She has since performed with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Chamber Orchestra, North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, and Wiener Mozart Orchestra, among others, and been presented in recital at London's Wigmore Hall, Vienna's Konzerthaus, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall in New York. Awarded The Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother Scholarship for her studies at the Royal College of Music, Yoo Jung Kim received a Ph. D degree in Piano Performance from NYU Steinhardt.
Manuel Laufer - Manuel Laufer has appeared as recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician in North America, South America, and Europe, at venues including Merkin Hall, (le) Poisson Rouge, Bang on a Can, June in Buffalo, and Festival Atempo. As a collaborative pianist he has participated in the Songfest Professional Program, Franz-Schubert-Institut at Baden-bei-Wien, and Orford Arts Centre Summer Academy. Before joining the adjunct faculty at NYU Steinhardt, he served as a collaborative staff pianist at the University of California, Irvine. Manuel is currently advisor to Festival ATEMPO (Caracas and Paris) and Artist Faculty at the Blueridge International Chamber Music Festival (North Vancouver).
Yoonie Han - Yoonie Han is the first prize winner of the World Piano Competition, Washington International Piano Competition, Fulbright Concerto Competition, Juilliard Gina Bachauer Competition, and Kosciuszko Chopin Competition. She garnered prizes at the Helsinki Maj Lind, Arthur Michelangeli, and Ettore Pozzoli International Competitions. She was honored with the Gawon Music Award as the “most brilliant pianist ages 17 to 31 of any nationality who possesses the most promising potential for global prominence.” She has received the Brava! Award from the Italian Academy Foundation. Yoonie Han has performed with the Berlin Symphoniker, Buffalo Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, Banff Festival Orchestra, and I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milan and performed at the Berlin Philharmonie, Lincoln Center, Concertgebouw, Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Finlandia Hall. Han currently teaches Piano and Chamber Music at Bilkent University, Turkey. An alumna of the Curtis Institute and Juilliard, she is a Steinway Artist.
Master Class Faculty
Eteri Andjaparidze (NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty)
Anthony de Mare (NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty)
Alexander Kobrin (NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty)
Deirdre O'Donohue (NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty)
Jeffrey Swann (NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty)
Priority Application Deadline: April 4, 2016
Final Application Deadline: April 18, 2016
Program Dates: June 6 - June 17, 2016
Residential Students Move-in: June 5, 2016 Move-out: June 18, 2016
Mandatory Orientation: June 5, 2016
What to expect:
Students will also be encouraged to explore the intellectual offerings of NYU, one of the premier universities in the world, and meet with admissions officers to learn more about the application process and life as an NYU student.
Below are all costs associated with the Summer Piano Intenisve:
- Tuition: $1,709
- Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2016 Summer Application
- Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $788 shared room with 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week
- See the Housing & Meal Plan page for more information
- International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees
Costs and Fees Details (Click Here)
|US Students||International Students|
|Application Fee (paid at the end of Acceptd application)||$55||$55|
|Housing and Meal Plan (if on-campus)||$788||$788|
|Health Insurance||Not Applicable||$280 Comprehensive Plan|
Enrollment deposit: $150
- Accepted applicants will make an enrollment deposit of $150 in order to confirm their attendance to their NYU MPAP Summer Program. (payment instructions provided within the initial acceptance email)
Housing deposit: $500
- If staying in on-campus housing, students are required to pay a $500 deposit to reserve a space in housing.
- The housing deposit is a portion of the housing charges, and is NOT a separate or added fee.
- The housing deposit is applied to any housing charges on your bill. Any excess balance remaining will be applied to tuition fees or refunded to the student.
Please note: the Application Fee, Enrollment Deposit and Housing Deposit are not refundable.
Paying the remaining balance:
After paying the deposit(s), students are responsible for paying the remaining balance prior to the start of the program. *While the remaining tuition may be posted immediately after deposits are made, the remaining housing bills are not sent until 2 weeks prior to the start of the program.
All fee's, tuition and housing costs are charged to the students eSuites (online student billing system and personal account) via the NYU Bursars Office. Instructions on making payment(s) are provided to accepted students by MPAP Summer Programs in communications sent to enrolled students' personal and NYU email accounts.
For information about financial aid and scholarships, see the Finances page.
A completed application consists of:
- A 2016 MPAP Summer Application
- 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.
APPLY NOW (Click Here)
Current NYU students should not follow these steps and should review the application procedure listed under Information for Current NYU Students.
Please visit the Application Information page for a more detailed explanation of the application process.
- Submit a DVD with two major works from the solo repertoire from contrasting periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th-century, and Contemporary) and a letter of recommendation from your current private teacher.
Audition Details (Click Here)
- This program is intended for participants 15 years and older.
Note: Audition requirements are different for each program depending on program director specifications. All audition materials are uploaded via "Get Accetpd" within the second portion of the MPAP Summer Programs Application (further instructions regarding application found here)..
Move in: June 5th, 2016
Move out: June 18th, 2016
Important Housing Information (Click Here)
Please note, admitted students in need of on-campus housing will be sent the housing application after accepting their spot within their program. Housing requires a deposit of $500 towards your total housing charges that is to be paid as completion of the housing application.
*The meal plan is mandatory for students who stay in on-campus housing.
|Housing:||$468 (shared room in Weinstein Hall)|
|Meal Plan:||$320 (10 meals and $30 dining dollars) per week|
- Complete the 2016 MPAP Summer Programs Application
- With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation)
- Submit proof of English language proficiency
Important International Student Details (Click Here)
- If admitted into your program the next step is to obtain the required F-1 or J-1 student visa. You must:
- Complete the I-20/DS-2019 Application that is emailed directly to you (including processing fee reciept)
- Follow instructions provided by the Office of Global Services (OGS) until visa completion
- Once on campus, international students must attend the international student check-in. Exact date/time/location is provided at student orientation.
- At NYU, health insurance is required for F-1 and J-1 students. International students are automatically enrolled in a one month Summer Term health insurance policy at $270.
If you are an international student and you are interested in applying for the MPAP Summer Programs, please visit the International Students page.
MPAP Summer Programs