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Woodwind Studies

BM, Woodwind Studies

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


MM, 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

PhD, 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

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.

Message from the MPAP Chair on Racism and Black Lives Matter

"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."

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.

NYU New Music Ensemble Celebrate a 25-Year Partnership

This fall, Professor Esther Lamneck and the NYU New Music Ensemble celebrate a twenty-five-year partnership with Professor Alfonso Belfiore and the Department of New Technologies and Musical Languages at the “Luigi Cherubini" Conservatory of Music in Florence, Italy.

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.

NYU New Music Ensemble Records Remotely

The NYU New Music Ensemble has released recordings created remotely from three continents.

New Video Features Strings and Woodwinds Artist Faculty

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