Faculty and Students discuss the Percussion program

Study percussion performance in New York City. Percussion Studies at NYU Steinhardt helps you pursue your passion with advanced performance training and unmatched academic studies. Prepare for your career as a professional musician with:

  • A breadth of instruction in musical genres and settings that gives you the flexibility to perform in a number of environments
  • Private lessons with world-renowned faculty
  • Performance opportunities in New York City, including solo recitals, an incredible range of ensembles, chamber music, and symphony and repertory orchestras
  • Master classes with guest artists and leading percussionists from around the world

Our faculty have performance backgrounds that range from Broadway orchestras to the Saturday Night Live Band. They not only have the mastery to develop your potential as a performer, but also provide the real-world knowledge that will help you succeed after graduation.