Apply to Music Business Summer Institute: What Makes a Star?

Summer Programs

Apply to Music Business Summer Institute: What Makes a Star?

Applying to this non-credit program consists of two steps:

Step 1: Submitting Your Online Application

You must first complete our online admissions application in order to submit your audition materials.

What to expect when completing the online application

Step 2: Uploading Your Audition Submission & Supplemental Material

After you submit your application successfully, you will be sent an email link to the website GetAcceptd where you can upload your audition material and pay the $55 application fee.

Audition Requirements

Students will be required to submit a letter of recommendation from a Principal, Vice-Principal, Private Teacher or Guidance Counselor who can address the student’s academic performance and any extracurricular activities they are involved in and why they think the student is a good candidate for the What Makes a Star? Program.

  • This letter should be sent directly to the Attention of the Faculty Coordinator at info.wmas@nyu.edu
  • All letters of recommendation must be submitted on the Schools Official Letterhead and signed by the person who is recommending the student.

Please note: You must have your application number available in order to successfully begin the audition submission step (provided when completing the online application - step 1).

What to expect when completing the online application


International Students: See special instructions for International Applicants.

Current NYU students: See the special application procedure listed under Information for Current NYU StudentsDo not follow these above steps.