Summer Electronic Music Institute (SEMI)

Summer Programs

Summer Electronic Music Institute (SEMI)

The Summer Electronic Music Institute (SEMI) is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors. Students will focus on producing music and technology for improving their production skills and enabling live electronic music composition, improvisation and/or performance. Participants will collaborate with faculty and current students of the program to develop workflows, tools and techniques that expand their production and performance options beyond their existing skill set.

Dates: July 2 - July 13, 2018

Application Deadline:

April 1, 2018

Costs & Fees:

$55 (Non-Refundable Application Fee)
$3,264 (Tuition)
$850 (On-Campus Housing and Required Meal Plan)
$80 (Programming Fee)
International Applicant/Student Fee Information

Intended For:

High School Students

To broaden the scope of young electronic music producers we will engage the following topics:

  • Circuit building
  • Production Strategies
  • Controller Development
  • Physics of Sound
  • Sound Design
  • Hearing
  • Improvisation with technology
  • Video Art

The daily activities include morning lectures and workshops, guided and collaborative labs and minimally supervised group project and development time. The program concludes with a technology exhibition and a performance. Students will leave the program with new found skills and ideas for the future, as well as new works for their artistic and/or business portfolios. Electronic Musicians and EDM producers should apply to this program.

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Minimum age allowed in NYU on-campus housing for a MPAP Summer Program is 15 years old.

Housing
  • Housing is not required, students may commute and will not be charged for housing/meal plan. Residential students will be housed in Weinstein Hall.
  • Summer housing application instructions are provided to admitted students only.
Meal Plan
  • Students staying in housing are required to have a meal plan (automatically assigned to student accounts when assigned a room in a residence hall).
  • 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week (if desired, admitted students can increase meal plan)

Move In Date: July 1, 2018
Move Out Date: July 14, 2018

 US StudentsInternational Students
Application Fee (paid at the end of Acceptd application) $55 $55
Non-Credit Tuition $3,264 $3,264
Housing and Meal Plan (if on-campus) $850 $850
Programming Fee $80 $80
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.
$500 Housing deposit:
  • If staying in on-campus housing, students are required to pay a $500 deposit to reserve a space in housing.
  • The housing deposit is a portion of the housing charges, and is NOT a separate or added fee.
  • The housing deposit is applied to any housing charges on your bill. Any excess balance remaining will be applied to tuition fees or refunded to the student.

Please note: Application Fee, Enrollment Deposit and Housing Deposit are not refundable.

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.

Students interested in financial aid should complete and submit the Scholarship Application that is sent to you once you complete the application process.


Contact Us

Program Administration
Summer Programs
212 998 5438
mpap.summer@nyu.edu

Academic Content
Dr. Agnieszka Roginska
Music Technology
Associate Director
212-998-5141
roginska@nyu.edu

Langdon Crawford
Adviser, Instructor
212-998-5810
langdon@nyu.edu