Receive expert training from our renowned faculty, composed of experienced New York professionals, as you prepare for a career in musical theatre and opera. You’ll benefit from a comprehensive curricula and numerous performance opportunities.
Study voice, acting, movement, auditioning, and business, while achieving a level of performance excellence necessary for a career as a professional vocalist.
With a blend of training in voice, acting, diction, movement, and repertoire, this degree prepares you for a career in recital and concert performance and opera.
Combining intensive vocal training with related academic study, this post-master's advanced certificate expands your knowledge of vocal pedagogy.
Perform in fully staged music theatre productions, develop pedagogical skills for voice, and build a vocal repertoire for teaching in this dual degree.
Prepare for a career as a classical vocal performer and develop pedagogical skills and methods for teaching voice.
News and Events
Members of the Class of 2021 from the department's Vocal Performance and Dance Education programs came together to create a video of the new song for the Steinhardt graduation ceremony.
Errik Hood, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, baritone and teacher, discusses his passion for opera and how he has adapted his teaching for the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. David Schroeder's message to the MPAP community.
Vanessa Williams, a multi-faceted performer who has sold millions of records worldwide, has been named NYU Steinhardt's 2020-2021 Dean’s Scholar-in-Residence.
The program has launched a new video series, “Inside the Virtual Classroom.”