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Woodwind Studies

Bachelor of Music
Woodwind Studies

Receive professional woodwind performance training, including weekly private lessons and repertoire classes, while taking courses in music and the liberal arts.


Master of Music
Woodwind Studies

Enhance your skills as an expert woodwind performer and learn entrepreneurial skills essential to the real and varied world of the music profession.


Artist Diploma
Classical Instrumental Performance

Ideal for advanced students and professionals preparing for a career in performance, this post-master’s artist diploma helps you continue to develop your technique and musicianship.

Strings: Viola

Doctor of Philosophy
Music Performance and Composition: Performers

Conduct cutting-edge research, perform on stage at NYU and throughout New York City, and study with world-renowned artists.

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News and Events

Woodwind Masterclass Series

World-renowned guest artists offer insights into technical & interpretive topics.

Woodwind and Brass Fall Chamber Music Concert

Watch student chamber music ensembles performing music by Mozart, Debussy, Carter, Ginastera, Beethoven, and many others.

Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies Concert

Watch the final concert featuring performances of music by Mozart, Boehm, Couperin, Beethoven, and students in our Music Composition program.

Flutist Victoria Santospago Wins Position with Navy Fleet Bands

A student of Robert Dick, Victoria is currently matriculating in the Artist Diploma program, having completed the MM degree in flute performance.

Professor Matt Sullivan Performs Remotely with Quintet of the Americas

Woodwind Studies faculty member Matt Sullivan and his ensemble Quintet of the Americas have been making videos from home.

Woodwinds and Piano Students Record Recital Repertoire Remotely

Oboist Dan Shengquan and his accompanist, Xiaoya Gao, have been recording his recital repertoire while quarantined.

MPAP Launches NYU Broadway Orchestra

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.

New Video Features Strings and Woodwinds Artist Faculty

Gina Cuffari commissioned Gregg August to write a work involving both singing and playing the bassoon.


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