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Summer Piano Intensive

The NYU Summer Piano Intensive brings serious young professionals and gifted student pianists to study and perform in America’s cultural capital, at one of the world’s most esteemed universities. The Intensive offers instruction and mentoring appropriate for young artists and college-age students focused on pursuing performance careers, as well as advanced high school students preparing for conservatory auditions and competitions.

Participants will have daily lessons with NYU Summer Piano Intensive Artist Faculty, as well as coaching on duo piano and four-hand repertoire.

Program Dates

June 15 – June 26, 2020

Application Deadline

April 1, 2020

Costs and Fees

$55 (Non-Refundable Application Fee)
$1,809 (Tuition)
$898 (On-Campus Housing and Required Meal Plan per Session)
$80 (Programming Fee)

Intended For

High School (16 years and older)
Post-College and Graduate Students
Continuing Professionals


Marilyn Nonken

Associate Professor of Music, Director of Piano Studies, Director of Doctoral Affairs (MPAP)

Eduardus Halim

Sascha Gorodnitzki Music Professor of Piano Studies

Yoojung Kim

Adjunct Faculty, Assistant to the Director of Piano Studies

Manuel Laufer

Director of Collaborative Piano

Additionally, there will be presentations and master classes with additional Artist Faculty members from NYU Steinhardt, including:

Anthony de Mare
Alan Feinberg
Deirdre O'Donohue
Jose Ramos Santana

A focus of the Summer 2020 session will be the intersection of music and the visual arts. Curated activities, including visits to collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Neue Galerie, and the Museum of Modern Art, will connect with our hands-on exploration of piano literature and performance practice. The two-week Intensive will feature performances by both members of the Artist Faculty and our student participants.

Costs and Fees

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Housing Information

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International Student Information

Important summer program application information for students from outside the United States including an application checklist, English proficiency testing, visa information, and health insurance.

Current NYU Student Information

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Contact Us

Program Administration
Summer Programs
212 998 5438

General Inquiries 
Marilyn Nonken, PhD
Director of Piano Studies

Summer 2020

The 2020 summer programs application will open in Mid-January. Request Information to receive email updates on Summer 2020 programs.

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