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Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies

Spend a week studying, collaborating, and performing with our esteemed woodwind faculty and students from around the globe! Our 5-day program, designed for high school and undergraduate students, will be packed with activity! Throughout the week students will participate in private lessons, daily studio classes, special topics masterclasses, and virtual chamber music projects. Masterclass topics will include in-home recording and production, careers in the music industry, "singing" through your instrument, reed making, and more. The program will culminate with a special concert showcasing student chamber music projects.

Instruments Accepted: 
The Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies accepts students who study flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, and horn. 

Program Dates

June 27 – July 1, 2022

Application Deadline

May 1, 2022

Costs and Fees

$55 (Non-Refundable Application Fee)
$850 (Tuition) 
$584 (On-Campus Housing $404, Required Meal Plan $180)
Merit Based Scholarships are available.

Intended For

High School
Undergraduate

Co-Directors

Matt Sullivan

Music Assistant Professor of Woodwind Studies, Director of Woodwind Studies

matt.sullivan@nyu.edu

Gina Cuffari

Music Adjunct Faculty

glc5@nyu.edu

Kaitlyn Walker

Interim Program Director, Programs in Woodwinds and Brass

kaitlyn.walker@nyu.edu

Sample Schedule

9:00am
Applied Instrument Masterclass (flute, clarinet, double reeds, saxophones)

10:15am
Recording at Home, Masterclass Series

11:30am
Virtual Ensemble Project

12:30pm
Lunch break

1:30pm
Special Topics Seminar (reed making, music business, chamber music)

3:00pm
Private Lessons

4:00pm
Guest Artist Series

Audition Requirements

Submit a recording with two contrasting selections no longer than ten minutes. 

Creative Resume Requirements, please include:

  • Any chamber music experience you may have had in the past (i.e., other summer programs, private study, school quintet) 
  • Large ensemble experience
  • Honors ensembles and/or youth orchestra experience 
  • Solo repertoire

Summer 2022 Application

The 2022 summer programs application is open. Start your application today!

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Costs and Fees

Costs, payment procedures, scholarships, cancellation/refund policy, and financial aid details for our summer programs.

Housing Information

All you need to know about NYU summer program housing including rates, meal plans, services, and check-in/out.

International Student Information

An application checklist and information on English proficiency testing, visas, and health insurance for students from outside the United States.

Contact Us

Program Administration
Summer Programs
212 998 5438
mpap.summer@nyu.edu

Academic Content 
Kaitlyn Walker
Administrative Director
Summer Institute for Woodwind Studies
kaitlyn.walker@nyu.edu