Esther Lamneck discusses the Woodwinds program
Woodwind Studies Student Perspectives

Study woodwind performance in New York City. Woodwind Studies at NYU Steinhardt helps you pursue your passion with advanced performance training and related academic study. Prepare for your career as a professional musician with:

  • A breadth of instruction in musical genres and settings, from traditional to avant-garde, that gives you the flexibility to perform in a number of environments
  • Private lessons with celebrated musicians
  • Performance opportunities in New York City, including solo recitals, chamber music, symphony and repertory orchestras, woodwind quintets, the NYU Saxophone Orchestra, and the NYU New Music Ensemble
  • Talented peers who support and elevate your skills in a collegial atmosphere

Our world-renowned faculty have performance backgrounds that range from the Metropolitan Opera orchestra to jazz clubs. They not only have the mastery to develop your potential as a performer, but also provide the real-world knowledge that will help you succeed after graduation.