Music Technology Summer Programs

Music Technology at NYU Steinhardt is a leading and internationally recognized program in music, sound and audio technology. Every summer we offer a variety of courses for Undergraduate and Graduate students as well as visiting students from middle school and high school. Students will study with premier faculty, and work in state of the art facilities like the brand new James Dolan Music Recording Studio. Scroll down to learn more about our summer course offerings. 

3-Summer Master of Music in Music Technology

Our new 3-summer sequence allows you to complete our 45-credit Master of Music degree in Music Technology during the summer terms.

This sequence is perfect for teachers, educators, and professionals who want to pursue an advanced degree in music technology and can devote their summers to immersive experiences and intensive study.

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Summer Electronic Music Institute

This program is designed for rising high school juniors and seniorsStudents will focus on producing music and technology for live electronic music performance. Participants will collaborate with faculty and current students of the program to produce their own controller/interface for creating/improvising/performing electronic music.

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Summer Institute of Music Production Technology

This program is designed for rising high school juniors and seniorsStudents in this program will focus on all of the aspects of contemporary music production. The focus will be on recorded music production with an emphasis in the art and science of the tools and techniques of the field. To broaden the scope of young producers, several supplemental topics will also be discussed, such as sound effects editing, experimental music and the latest research in music technology.

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Summer Music Technology Intensive

This program is designed for college-level students who have a background in music and a strong interest or some background in music technology. This two-week program will focus on a combination of sound recording, production, and electronic music, and will include lectures, labs, and daily studio time. The program’s curriculum will be complemented by guest speakers from the audio engineering and electronic music industry, as well as discussions about advanced topics such as sound effects editing, experimental music and the latest research in music technology.

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Girls Electronic Music Seminar

The GEMS program is designed for girls in middle schoolThis girls only experience is meant to show young ladies some of the amazing opportunities for study, expression and fun that are available in music and technology. This 4-day seminar is broken into the following sections: recording/documentation; studio recording and performance; collaborative circuit making; interactive programming; and improvising/playing music with technology.

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