Girls Electronic Music Stars (GEMS)

Summer Programs

Girls Electronic Music Stars (GEMS)

The Girls Electronic Music Stars (GEMS) is designed for girls 10-12 years old. This girls-only experience explores some of the amazing opportunities for expression, learning and fun that are available in music and technology. The focus will be on electronic music, studio recording and performance, collaborative circuit making, interactive programming, and improvising/playing music with technology. This is a 1-week seminar that runs 9am to 3pm. All activities are planned at the NYU Music Technology facilities and studios, supplemented by local field trips.

Costs and Fees
 US StudentsInternational Students
Non-Credit Tuition $200 $200
Health Insurance Not Applicable $355 Comprehensive Plan

Accepted students will confirm their attendance once they have paid the enrollment deposit (detailed instructions provided in acceptance email). Residential students will have successfully registered for housing once they have paid the housing deposit and completed the housing application (sent via email after student confirms their attendance).

$150 Enrollment deposit:
  • Accepted applicants will make an enrollment deposit of $150 in order to confirm their attendance to their NYU MPAP Summer Program. Payment instructions are provided within the initial acceptance email.
Paying the remaining balance

After paying the deposit(s), students are responsible for paying the remaining balance prior to the start of the program. While the remaining tuition may be posted immediately after deposits are made, the remaining housing bills are not sent until 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Payment by credit card is not accepted by the Bursar's office to pay remaining balances, please contact the Bursars Office directly for questions about payment.

All fees, tuition and housing costs are charged to the students eSuites (online student billing system and personal account) via the NYU Bursars Office. Read instructions on accessing the eSuites account.

For information, see the Summer Finances page.

All communications and admission decisions are provided via email (email account used when application was created).

Many program directors make admission decisions on a rolling basis once a completed application is received. However, applicants can expect to receive a final admissions decision email no later than two weeks after the final application deadline date.

Full scholarships available. Scholarships will be given based on need as indicated by a completed scholarship application (sent to all applicants)


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