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Music and Performing Arts Professions Summer Programs

A Summer of Change!

Steinhardt's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is scaling back its 2024 Summer Programs and Workshops as we plan for more compelling and varied offerings in 2025. 

Those programs being offered in 2024 are listed below, and a full listing of the University's summer offerings can be found here.

- Percussion

We will be using the break to evaluate the programs we’ve offered in the past, tailoring our curricula to make the experiences even more engaging, preparing students for college study and helping them explore what a career in the arts can offer!

Summer Jazz Improv and Composers Workshop

Daily interaction with jazz musicians from around the world in master classes and workshops.

Percussion Summer Seminar

The NYU Percussion summer programs are dedicated to bringing the finest and most unique seminars to participants from around the world.

NYU Summer Strings

Offering intensive training for entrance auditions, orchestral auditions, and competitions, plus workshops with performance psychologist Noa Kageyama.

Summer Brass Workshop

Each member of two world-renowned quintets, Manhattan Brass and Boston Brass, will lead master classes.

Woodwind Summer Intensives

NYU will not be offering woodwind performance summer workshops for summer 2023

Summer Piano Intensive

Engage with our renowned Artist Faculty and guest artists in private lessons and coachings, seminars and workshops, concert events, and exciting performance opportunities on campus and off.

Vocal Performance Summer Intensives

Spend two weeks focusing on classical voice, music theatre, or contemporary voice through workshops, masterclasses, and performances.

Screen Scoring Summer Workshops

Hone your skills in scoring for TV, film, advertising, or videogames at one of our summer workshops.

Songwriters Summer Workshop

An intensive two-week seminar dedicated to the art and craft of creating words and music and the ideal marriage of both.

Music Education Summer Intensives

Explore our Kodaly-focused summer intensives.

Educational Theatre Summer Intensives

Study and perform Shakespeare, develop a new play, and study drama in education and theatre for young audiences in London.

Musical Theatre Conducting Summer Intensive

An intensive training seminar devoted to the art of musical direction for theatre.

Music Technology Summer Intensives

Opportunities to study electronic music and contemporary music production.

Music Business: What Makes a Star?

Challenge your ideas and create innovative ways to discover, create, or develop future “stars” in the music industry.

Music Therapy Summer Intensive

Historical and philosophical foundations of the Nordoff-Robbins approach, Foundational and contemporary case studies, and clinical application.

NYU Steinhardt Summer Workshops are for high school students and young professionals passionate about careers in music, the arts, and education. We offer a supportive environment in which to explore your interests, engage with the community, and unlock your potential.

NYU Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions offers an exciting array of workshops taught by renowned faculty and industry professionals, in areas such as Music Business and Screen Scoring, Instrumental and Vocal Performance, Music Technology, and Dance Education.

Explore our workshops below!  See how Music and Performing Arts Professions at NYU Steinhardt can help you achieve your artistic, professional, and personal goals.