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Yaz Lancaster (BM '18, MM '20) is cited for writing "a stunner of a quartet" and more.
Nominees include double bassist Gregg August's "Dialogues on Race" for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.
Violinists Joshua Henderson and Melissa White, violist Amadi Azikiwe, and harpist Brandee Younger have joined the faculty.
Watch the renowned cellist's final public appearance, a heartfelt and inspirational discussion moderated by NYU Steinhardt Artist Faculty member Carol Ou.
Watch two hour-long virtual concerts by String Studies students.
"It is time for us to take responsibility and to take concrete steps to make MPAP an academic performance community where diversity and inclusion are indispensable and at the core of our teaching, training, and learning."
August won awards from The International Society of Bassists in the Chamber Ensemble and the Bass Ensemble divisions.
Some of our department’s Instrumental Performance majors have joined forces as the West 4th Street Collective.
A remote recording of "The Wizard and I" from "Wicked."
The NYU Broadway Orchestra is a new ensemble in The Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions designed to train the next generation of musicians for a career on Broadway.
The soundtrack team behind a new Taiwanese mini-series called Green Door is mostly made up of alumni of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. The six-episode show hit Netflix in America and 190 other countries in March after premiering in Taiwan where the music received good reviews.