Marilyn Nonken discusses the Piano Studies program

Study piano performance in New York City. Piano Studies at NYU Steinhardt helps you develop a distinct artistic profile through advanced performance training and related academic study. Prepare for your career as a professional musician with:

  • Dedicated instruction in performance practices relating to four centuries of keyboard repertoire
  • Private lessons with celebrated Artist Faculty
  • Performance opportunities in New York City, including solo and chamber recitals, appearances with orchestra, master classes, and festival events
  • An internationally regarded Piano Artist Master Class Series 
  • Talented peers who support and elevate your skills in a collegial atmosphere

Our world-renowned artist faculty represent diverse traditions of pedagogy and performance. As active concertizing and recording artists, they will develop your potential as a performer and provide the real-world knowledge to help you succeed after graduation.