Music

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Meet NYU Steinhardt

At the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, students can explore disciplines from education and health to music and media studies.

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Live Onstage, It’s the Steinhardt Composers’ Collective!

At Steinhardt, the NYU Composers’ Collective gives student composers the opportunity to score original work, then experience it live.

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Live in Nashville: It’s Production and A&R in the Music Industry!

The January Term course Nashville: Production and A&R in the Music Industry provides three weeks of hands-on studio experience recording, producing, and editing songs.

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Great Ways to Soak Up the NYU Experience

Whether it’s discounted student shows or events with your residence hall, there’s always a way to experience the thrill of New York City through NYU!

Screen scoring student Cameron Moody.
A Screen Scoring Major’s Big HBO Break

Cameron, a screen scoring student at NYU Steinhardt, channeled an NYU workshop into a unique opportunity working on an HBO show—while still an undergraduate.

What’s the Value of a Performing Arts Degree at NYU?

Passionate about performing arts? Find out how students pursue their passions to the fullest while earning a well-rounded degree at NYU.

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Instrumental Performance Hits All the Right Notes

In NYUʼs six instrumental performance programs, burgeoning musicians prepare for success in the 21st-century music industry.

Jaime Cantwell playing her violin with an orchestra
Making Music at NYU Shanghai for Connection and Motivation

For Jaime Cantwell, playing the violin is a way to reinvigorate her mind, and music at NYU Shanghai has helped her create lasting community.

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Getting Involved: How to Join an A Capella Group at NYU

At NYU, there are more than eight a capella groups to audition for! Read on to find out more about the programs at NYU and how to audition.

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Listen While You Wait: A “Good Vibes Only” Playlist for Admissions Season

Keep your spirits up while waiting for your admissions decision with this NYU student-curated playlist full of optimistic tunes from Dua Lipa, Mumford & Sons, Destiny's Child, and more.