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NYU Summer Recording & Production Workshop

The 2022 NYU Summer Recording & Production Workshop is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors who play a musical instrument or sing and have an interest in music production and recording. Students will have access to exclusive instruction materials and current programs and tools used to create music both at home and in the recording studio, including Logic and ProTools. Students in this workshop will focus on all aspects of classic and contemporary music production. While exploring both the technical and artistic processes inherent to creating music, students will work with faculty and guests to create original music collaboratively in NYU’s state of the art recording facility. Students will become familiar with the basic elements of studio recording, editing, and mixing techniques along with participating in live recording and mixing sessions. The workshop will also offer weekly special guests from the NYU recording and artist community.

Program Dates

July 11 - July 22, 2022

Application Deadline

April 15, 2022

Costs and Fees

$55 (Non-Refundable Application Fee)
$3,464 (Tuition)
$1,168 (On-Campus Housing $808, Required Meal Plan $360)
Scholarships and Financial Aid Available

Intended For

High School Students

Topics Will Include (though not limited to):

  • Mastering
  • Mixing
  • Microphones
  • Hearing
  • Physics of Sound
  • Field Recording
  • Sound Effects Editing
  • DIY Recording Studios
  • Remote Recording and Collaboration


Workshop Faculty Include:

Audition Requirements

Recommendation letter (required): Recommenders should be chosen from people most familiar with your former or current studies, musical interests, or work. Friends, family members, or guardians should not write the letters of recommendation. Examples of people who should write letter of recommendation include teachers of music and/or music technology related subjects, guidance counselors, work, or internship supervisors.

The required recommendation letters are to be submitted within your application directly (instruction are provided in regards to having the recommender uploading it themselves). Optional but highly recommended: Please submit one audition video of the applicant playing a musical instrument or singing from sheet music or audio recording showing your instrument/voice recording and mixing skills.

Summer 2022 Application

The 2022 summer programs application is open. Start your application today!


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement & Safety Measures

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NYU has in place ongoing public health measures and requirements to ensure the safety of all University community members.

Costs and Fees

Costs, payment procedures, scholarships, cancellation/refund policy, and financial aid details for our summer programs.

Housing Information

All you need to know about NYU summer program housing including rates, meal plans, services, and check-in/out.

International Student Information

An application checklist and information on English proficiency testing, visas, and health insurance for students from outside the United States.

Contact Us

Program Administration
Summer Programs
212 998 5438

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