String Studies at NYU

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NYU Steinhardt's BM, MM, Advanced Certificate, and PhD programs in Instrumental Performance develop your technique and artistry, preparing you for a professional career in ensemble, collaborative, and solo performance.

All Programs Feature:

The New York City Advantage

Our location in the world's musical capital and the program's reputation and professional contacts affords you unique opportunities for exposure to the top artists in performance today and unparalleled performance opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our instrumental programs perform in major symphony orchestras and noted chamber groups, perform internationally as solo recitalists and chamber musicians, manage their own ensembles, and play in Broadway show orchestras as well as opera and ballet orchestras.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for qualified students who are US citizens or permanent residents. If you are an international applicant, we encourage you to investigate scholarship support offered by your home country to support your studies at NYU.