Music

A girl playing a cello in front of a parking garage.
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.

Microphone on Stage
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.

Students working onstage with DJ equipment
Ready, Set, Summer: Steinhardt’s High School Music Production Programs Strike a Chord

NYU SIMPT (Summer Institute of Music Production Technology) and SEMI (Summer Electronic Music Institute) programs teach aspiring high school musicians to create, record, and perform like pros.

A student smiling while playing the guitar.
NYU Instrumental Programs Reimagine the Summer

NYU Steinhardt’s intensive summer instrumental programs went virtual in the wake of the novel coronavirus.

NYU musical theatre students dancing at “A Chorus Line” practice.
Musical Theatre at NYU: A Chorus Line

Whether you’re majoring in Drama or just love to sing, you can step onto the stage at NYU.

Jackson Craig performing on stage and singing into a microphone.
An NYU Clive Davis Student Says It in Song

Not only that, Jackson Craig is also mastering songwriting, recording, and music business.

People walking past the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Performing Arts Spaces at Our New York City Campus

There are dozens of performing arts spaces at NYU, whether you want to take in a show, learn techniques from star faculty, or rehearse with classmates.

Three students playing instruments. Two play the violin, while the third plays the cello.
Music Courses Abroad and Across Cultures

NYU offers courses for both music and nonmusic majors in cities around the world.

Bird's-eye view of Washington Square Park.
The NYU Monthly Roundup: October 2019

From research and outreach to exhibits and awards, there's always something amazing happening in the NYU community.