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Projects of the NYU Music Education Program

NYU Steinhart Music Education is proud to announce our community outreach programs which include Continuing Education in Music, our unique, inclusive music education opportunity for adult learners; creative learning design workshops through MusEd Lab; and partnerships with the Music Educators Association of New York City and Little Kids Rock for professional development of pre-service and in-service music teachers.

Our community outreach programs provide students from across the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions opportunities to participate in community building through creative enrichment activities.

Music Ed CEM Class

Continuing Education in Music

A unique inclusive music education opportunity for adult learners at our Washington Square campus, 35 West 4th Street.

Faculty: Dr. Elise Sobol

MuseEd Lab

NYU Music Experience Design Lab

The NYU Music Experience Design Lab (MusEDLab) researches and designs new technologies and experiences for music making learning and engagement together with students, educators, non-profit, and industry partners.

Faculty: Dr. Alex Ruthmann

Little Kids Rock

Little Kids Rock’s (LKR) mission is to restore, expand, and innovate music education in schools across the U.S. This program provides K-12 teachers and students with the tools to learn the musical styles that resonate with them, which include rock, pop, hip-hop, and R&B. LKR offers teacher training, curriculum, and the instruments necessary to implement its Modern Band program. Professional Development in NYC is held at NYU Steinhardt in collaboration with their Music Education program.  

Faculty: Dr. Elise Sobol

Music Educators’ Association of New York City

Music Educators’ Association of New York City (MEANYC) offers continuing teacher and leader education (CTLE) credits for New York City educators with monthly professional development opportunities. Topics are generated by membership requests covering materials, techniques and assessment for inclusive music education in general and special education, teaching English as a new language (ENL), instrumental, choral, movement and early childhood sessions. Since 2002, they have provided more than 850,000 under-served school children access to highly-inclusive music programs. Professional Development workshops are held in collaboration with NYU Steinhardt Music Education.

Faculty: Dr. Elise Sobol