Apply to Girls Electronic Music Seminar (GEMS)

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Apply to Girls Electronic Music Seminar (GEMS)

Applying to this non-credit program consists of two steps:

Step 1: Submitting Your Online Application

You must first complete our online admissions application in order to submit your audition materials.

What to expect when completing the online application

Step 2: Uploading Your Audition Submission & Supplemental Material

After you submit your application successfully, you will be sent an email link to the website GetAcceptd where you can upload your audition material and pay the $55 application fee.

Audition Requirements

Recommendation letter (required): Recommenders should be chosen from people most familiar with your former or current studies, musical interests, or work. Friends, family members, or guardians should not write the letters of recommendation. Examples of people who should write letters of recommendation including teachers of music and/or music technology related subjects, guidance counselors, work or internship supervisors.

Please email recommendation letters to Always be sure to include the applicant's contact information: name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address.

One composition (optional, highly recommended): Please submit a single composition as audio showing your music production skills and creativity.

Please note: You must have your application number available in order to successfully begin the audition submission step (provided when completing the online application - step 1).

What to expect when completing the online application

International Students: See special instructions for International Applicants.

Current NYU students: See the special application procedure listed under Information for Current NYU StudentsDo not follow these above steps.