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Brass Studies

New York University

12 months
67212 USD/year
67212 USD/year
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At the Brass Studies MM program from New York University, students will receive the training you need to become a renowned brass performer in a variety of musical genres and environments, from symphonies to jazz clubs.

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Combine performance training with academic study, work closely with our renowned faculty—who are talented educators, active artists and respected commercial, symphonic, and chamber performers—and perform here at NYU and throughout New York City.

Throughout the Brass Studies MM program from New York University, your curriculum will help you learn:

  • The necessary knowledge and skills to achieve a high level of musical excellence that enables you to pursue a career as a professional musician
  • How to analyze the performance practices, both historical and contemporary, for repertoire from the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, informing the performance of that repertoire
  • Entrepreneurial skills essential to the real and varied world of the music profession, including concert programming, grant writing, promotional/audience development, website design, and press releases.
  • Practical working knowledge of technology commonly used in the music business

Performance Opportunities

  • As a graduate student in our program, you'll have myriad performance opportunities. Several chamber music concerts each year offer chances for you to perform in the NYU Brass Choir, brass quintets, quartets, trios and other mixed ensembles taught by our leading ensemble faculty. 
  • The NYU Symphony and Philharmonia present concerts of standard orchestral repertoire and new music, including concertos performed by student concerto competition winners. Additional orchestral experiences are available through our fully staged opera, music theatre productions, recording studio dates, and screen scoring projects produced by leading Broadway and major opera company music directors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Reference and Research Materials
  • Reference and Research in Jazz
  • Music Theatre: Process and Analysis
  • Contemporary Music
  • Music Criticism
  • Various private instruction in applied instruments or voice
  • Various Ensemble, Chamber Music, Workshop, Repertoire classes
  • Performance Practices
  • Principles and Appreciative Aspects of Performance Practice
  • Advanced Orchestration
  • Jazz Arranging Techniques 
  • Vocal Coaching: Advanced

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English
  • Audition - An audition is required. We prefer that you schedule a live audition. If you are unable to audition in person, you should submit an audition video online via GetAcceptd. After you create a GetAcceptd account, you can complete your application and upload any required materials.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    67212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 67212 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    67212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 67212 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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