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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.

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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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M-Tech Open House, Friday May 10th

The Music Technology Program will host its annual Open House on Friday, May 10. Please join us for exciting events, from student showcases to the popular Recording Critique featuring a panel of professionals from the audio engineering field. We will close the day with a concert featuring students from our Electronic Music Performance classes. Location: Education Building, 35 West 4th Street, 6th Floor. 
For questions, please email the program.

3 - 5:15 pm: Project Presentations & Demos 
3:30 - 4:30 pm: Recording Critique 
4:45 - 5:05 pm: Program Meet-up & Tour (for prospective students) 
5:30 - 6:00 pm: Award Ceremony 
6:30 - 10:00 pm: Open House Concert     *M-tech radio will be broadcast the entire day


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.



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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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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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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