Discover Our Summer Music and Art Intensives

Summer at NYU Steinhardt

Discover Our Summer Music and Art Intensives

Summer Music and Performing Arts Professions Programs

Every summer, students ranging from high school students to professionals participate with NYU artist faculty, performing artists, and industry professionals within our varied and exhilarating Music and Performing Arts Professions courses and workshops. These programs offer master classes, private lessons, and performance opportunities that can benefit your artistic development.

Music Business

Music Technology

Music Education


Dance Education

Educational Theatre

Music Therapy


High School Summer Art Intensive

A 4-week residential pre-college program that gives students a unique opportunity to live and study studio art in one of the greatest cities in the world.  The program offers two modules of classes in 2D and 3D disciplines, modeled after our undergraduate program, where art-making and critical-thinking go hand in hand.  Students will also participate in a ‘Visionary Studios’ class, involving artist talks, field trips, and more. 
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Summer Studio Art Residency

An 8-week immersive studio experience for recent BFA graduates dedicated to studio time, theoretical concerns, and establishing a professional practice for a career in art.
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Summer Art Courses

Summer courses in Studio Art open to students across NYU and those outside the university.  The courses, offered in two summer session options, are a unique opportunity for art majors, art minors, or those seeking art electives to combine studio work and critical study while gaining an inside view of the New York art scene. These courses are open to students studying for both undergraduate and graduate degrees and certain sessions are also open to high school students.  Housing is available in the dorms throughout the summer.
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