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Bring your music to life in New York City. Prepare for your career in the music industry with our acclaimed faculty who are committed to supporting your professional goals and whose instruction has helped alumni develop into successful songwriters, performers, and engineers.

BM, Music Theory and Composition: Contemporary Production and Songwriting

Study the craft of writing, producing, and recording songs, and the music industry, through intensive course work and collaboration with professional musicians.

Barry Eastmond, Phil Galdston, and students in the recording studio.

MM, Music Theory and Composition: Songwriting

Improve your compositional talents and have your work performed by talented musicians as you prepare to enter the competitive songwriting field.

Phil Galdston and Desmond Child

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Develop and expand your musical creativity and songwriting skills in diverse styles for concert settings and visual media.

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Learn to write music for today’s media industry through rigorous course work, collaborations with schools throughout NYU, and recording opportunities.