Undergraduate Student Spotlights

Caroline Salmon

Vocal Performance

Community service activity I'm most proud of:
Singing songs and carols for residents of assisted living facilities during my winter break! It was so exciting to share the joy of music with others.
Dream study abroad location:
Athens, Greece
Guilty pleasure:
Reading celebrity gossip blogs religiously.
Why I chose this program:
I participated in NYU Steinhardt's summer program in Music Theatre before my senior year of high school. While attending, I completely fell in love with the faculty and their approach to teaching. I also met amazing people, and was exposed to so much cu
Childhood ambition:
To become a dentist! I guess some things change...
Biggest challenge:
Moving to New York, and singing in front of my peers for the first time.
Hidden talent:
I can name all the colors of in the Crayola Crayon box!
My favorite place to have coffee around NYU:
The coffee cart right across from Tisch Hall. I go there every morning and get a large coffee with skim milk and sugar. It is always nice to get a friendly "have a nice day" each morning!
A book from class I would never sell back:
The Inner Game of Tennis by W. Timothy Gallwey. I first read this book for my Vocal Production class. Although the book talks about tennis, the strategies and life lessons learned from the book can be applied to any activity. Who knew that artists coul
My dream job when I graduate:
Professional Singer/Actress or Entertainment Producer
Best vacation:
NYU Steinhardt Scholars Trip to Austin, Texas. Not only was I immersed in a culture very different from my home of New York, but I also made life-long friends!
I would like to be remembered for my:
Contribution to the performing arts and my compassion towards family and friends.
Most influential person during my college career at NYU:
My voice teacher, Rosa Vento.
What I do to de-stress:
Singing and yoga.
If I could have lunch with any person, dead or alive, I'd choose:
Julie Andrews! She was always one of my idols growing up.

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Plainview, New York
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
Dean's Scholars Program, NYU Steinhardt Dean's List 3rd Place for Music Theatre and Classical Voice Performance in NYC Chapter Student Auditions, National Association of Teachers of Singing New York Lottery Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship NYU Residential College Program
Community Service and Other Activities:
NYU Steinhardt's Day of Service New York Cares Tutoring at the Henry Street Settlement Volunteer Music Lessons Charity Concert Performances NYU Residential College Mentor Program Volunteer work for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS