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Piano Performance - Collaborative Piano (Musical Theatre)

12 months
2074 USD/credit 80886 USD/year
2074 USD/credit 80886 USD/year
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At the Piano Performance - Collaborative Piano (Musical Theatre) MM program from New York University you will gain collaborative insights working with singers and mentors from the Vocal Performance Program, and engage with Broadway professionals in master classes, lectures, and career counseling. Become a versatile professional theatre musician in the heart of the music theatre industry.


The curriculum of the Piano Performance - Collaborative Piano (Musical Theatre) MM program from New York University includes private lessons and course work in music research, history, and literature. While refining your technique, you'll focus on collaborative repertoire, with course work related to diction, vocal pedagogy, and production. 

For those with an interest in musical theatre, you may select repertoire classes and study music direction. Two degree recitals are required, reflecting your areas of specialization.

Careers and Outcomes

  • Professional possibilities for collaborative pianists working at NYU include accompanying voice lessons and performance classes, collaborating on student degree recitals, private vocal coaching, acting as rehearsal pianist for productions, performing at various NYU concerts and functions, and teaching private piano lessons and keyboard skills.
  • You’ll gain the skills necessary to enter this intensely competitive field as a professional music director, including knowledge of the musical theatre repertoire and industry practices, and techniques for coaching vocalists and conducting ensembles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Reference and Research Materials
  • Technological Trends in Music Education
  • Aesthetics of Compositional Process in the Symphony
  • Sonata
  • Contemporary Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 SCH


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Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement Of Purpose
  • Letters Of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English
  • Pre-screening Materials

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    80886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2074 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    80886 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2074 USD per credit 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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