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.
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.
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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.
"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."
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.
Vocal Performance students were treated to a conversation with Norm Lewis.
The program has launched a new video series, “Inside the Virtual Classroom.”