Advance your music writing skills as you work with filmmakers, video game and virtual reality creators, choreographers, and writers and directors of theatre and music theatre productions. You will collaborate with a wide range of music performance students and work with students and faculty from our Music Technology program in our state-of-the-art recording and production facilities.
Study music theory, keyboard skills, orchestration, music technology and more, and work closely with our faculty of internationally recognized composers.
Create a highly personalized program exploring the aesthetic foundations and psychology of music and the arts, and perform qualitative research.
Learn to write music for today’s media industry through rigorous course work, collaborations with schools throughout NYU, and recording opportunities.
NYU Steinhardt Songwriting will help you become the best songwriter you can be, in the genres, styles, and approaches you define.
NYU Steinhardt Piano Performance majors premiere seven new works written for them by Concert Composition students.
Alex Weiser was one of the two finalists for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
She joined a panel of Hollywood luminaries discussing their starts in music and "the difficulty of creating something simple."
"It is time for us to take responsibility and to take concrete steps to make MPAP an academic performance community where diversity and inclusion are indispensable and at the core of our teaching, training, and learning."
The tragic events of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, which killed 146 garment workers, most of them young, female immigrants, is the subject of Music Composition Artistic Director Julia Wolfe’s newest work, Fire in my mouth.
Be More Chill, the story of an unpopular kid in suburban New Jersey, began its life as a young adult novel. It has now made its way to Broadway, and alum Joe Iconis has been nominated for a 2019 Tony Award for Best Original Score.