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Music Technology

This state-of-the-art program offers a solid foundation and advanced study in music, electronics, sound engineering, music production, electronic music, and the liberal arts. Taught by industry leaders and working professionals, students in Music Technology at NYU Steinhardt are prepared for careers in a range of fields, including sound engineering, film scoring, multimedia, and software development.

Bachelor of Music
Music Technology

Receive a solid foundation in music, electronics, sound engineering, music production, electronic music, and the liberal arts as you study with industry leaders.

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Bachelor of Music / Master of Music
Music Technology
Dual Degree

This dual degree allows you to jumpstart your career in sound engineering, film scoring, multimedia, and software development in just five years.

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Master of Music
Music Technology

Pursue advanced studies and research in music production, electronic music, DSP, immersive sound, XR systems, acoustics, music cognition, and informatics.

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications

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Advanced Certificate
Tonmeister Studies

Train for a career as a Tonmeister, supervising technical and artistic personnel during the production of music, sound recordings, and live broadcasting.

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications

Music Tech Tonmeister Studies

Doctor of Philosophy
Music Technology

Prepare for a career in university teaching, research and development, multimedia, and audio computation, at the evolving intersection of music and technology.

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Online Studio Tours

Register for a virtual tour of our state-of-the-art Music Technology studios. All tours are "live" and followed by a Q&A session with Prof. Geluso (program director of Music Technology), Prof. Diaz-Cassou (Music Technology faculty), Heather Hardy, Music Technology undergraduate student advisor, the studio manager, the program administrator, and one of a few current Music Technology student(s). 

Summer tour dates will be posted the end of May.

Procedures for Non-majors to request for Music Technology course(s)

Procedures for Non-majors to request Music Technology course(s).
Students, advisors and faculty please use your NYU email.



Interactive Series: Instrumental and Electronic Works Featuring Hypercube

(PAULSON CENTER, ROOM 620) Composition and Music Technology students composed instrumental ensemble and electronic works for world-class ensemble, Hypercube to perform. Event also includes electronic compositions by graduating...

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Accessible Music and Creative Code

For Music Technology alum Willie Payne (PhD ’23), music and code go hand in hand. While at NYU Steinhardt, Payne partnered with The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School to help people pursue their study of music while addressing the challenges posed by vision loss.

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Music and Performing Arts Professions Celebrates Hip Hop's 50th Anniversary

NYU Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop this semester with a full calendar of events exploring Hip-Hop's local origins and global impact.

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Sadoff, Ferrara and Geluso Serve Expert Testimony in Sam Smith Case

Three Steinhardt faculty served as forensic musicologists on behalf of pop icon Sam Smith and his 2019 hit “Dancing With a Stranger.” The “Motion for Summary Judgement” against Jordan Vincent and his 2015 song of the same name.

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Dafna Naphtali Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Dafna Naphtali, an adjunct faculty member in Music Technology, is the recipient of a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship. She is one of two Steinhardt professors to be awarded the prestigious Fellowship.

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Nancy Rico-Mineros Takes Music Technology by Storm

Nancy Rico-Mineros, third year Music Technology student, discusses her role with NYU’s radio station, serving on the panel of a non-profit founded by Alicia Keys, and more.

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Student Resources

Links for scholarships and mentorship resources.

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Graduate Student Peter Traver Shares What Led Him to Music Technology

After years of studying composition in the hopes of becoming an opera singer, Peter Traver changed course and found the right fit in Music Technology.

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Professor and Master Mixer Featured in Short Film

Music Technology Professor Alan Silverman is featured in a short film/documentary about his successful scoring and producing career.

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Leila Adu-Gilmore Awarded the Charles Ives Fellowship

Leila Adu-Gilmore, NYU Assistant Professor of Music Technology, has been awarded the 2022 Charles Ives Fellowship.

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