The NYU Jazz Program strives to create an environment modeled after the real-life experiences of its world-class faculty. Studies in jazz performance at NYU are designed to train and develop artists capable of succeeding in the current music industry. NYU Jazz provides aspiring students advanced performance training combined with the finest related academic and music courses designed to encourage entrepreneurship. The B.M., M.M. and Ph.D. programs in jazz performance and composition draw outstanding performers and composers interested in advanced training and extraordinary opportunities in the music industry.