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  • Locations: New York City (New York), United States
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Restrictions: Ithaca applicants only
Program Description:
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The School of Music offers two programs to allow students to spend a semester as part of ICNYC: Music Immersion Program and Sound Recording Technology Program.  Both programs take place each fall and are open to all students in the School of Music. Through course offerings, attending professional concerts, practicing in rehearsal studios, shadowing studio professors, and being immersed in culture, studying in NYC is an excellent way to explore what your future career could look like.
 
ICNYC: Music Immersion Program
6 credits        Liberal Arts 
There will always be a Fine Arts designated Liberal Arts course and a Social Science designated Liberal Arts course offered in NYC. Please review the Academic Course section of the ICNYC website to see all courses that are slated to be offered.
 
2-4 credits     Private Lessons  
The Dean and current faculty will approve studio professors in New York City. The professor will be assigned to the student.
 
.5 credits       Professional Career Mentoring PFMJ 19800, NLA  
This course is designed to allow students to shadow a professional teacher/performer in their professional obligations.  Students will attend rehearsals, observe lessons, and attend performances in order to gain an understanding of the teacher's professional life in NYC.  This course will substitute for the required repertoire and pedagogy class (PFMJ 19900, also .5 credit) required for on-campus music students.
 
3 credits     Music in New York City MUMC 21100, LA 
A seminar designed around music performances such as orchestral, opera, musical theatre, chamber, and new music performances programed in NYC during the semester.  Students enrolled in the ICNYC program will attend a planned selection of at least seven performances and meet weekly for preparation, discussion, and reflection.  As appropriate students will have the opportunity to attend rehearsals and meet the artists. 
 
1 credit         NYC Music Special Topics Mini-course MUMC 22100, LA  
Exploration and discussion of a special topic over two days and linked to events in NYC. 
 
Total credits: 12.5 to 14.5 
You must take 12 credits or more to be considered a full-time student.
  
ICNYC: Sound Recording Technology Program
3 credits      Liberal Arts ?
There will always be a Fine Arts designated Liberal Arts course offered in NYC. There will always be a Social Science designated Liberal Arts course offered in NYC. Please review the Academic Course section of the ICNYC website to see all courses that are slated to be offered.


2 credits      Private Lessons 
The Dean and current faculty would approve studio professors in New York City. The professor would be assigned to the student.
 
.5 credits     Professional Career Mentoring, PFMJ 19800, NLA ?
This course is designed to allow students to shadow a professional teacher/performer in their professional obligations. Students will attend rehearsals, observe lessons, and attend performances in order to gain an understanding of the teacher's professional life in NYC. This course will substitute for the required repertoire and pedagogy class (PFMJ 19900, also .5 credit) required for on-campus music students.
 
3 credits      Music in New York City, MUMC 21100, LA 
A seminar designed around music performances such as orchestral, opera, musical theatre, chamber, and new music performances programed in NYC during the semester. Students enrolled in the ICNYC program will attend a planned selection of at least seven performances and meet weekly for preparation, discussion, and reflection. As appropriate students will have the opportunity to attend rehearsals and meet the artists.
 
3 credits      Sound Recording Technology Immersion in NYC, MUMC 41200, NLA 
Students work with professionals in the field to learn about the music business, including recording studio, mastering studio, and film and television. 
 
1 credit       Music Elective: SRT Mini-Course, MUMC 41400, NLA 
This mini-course will explore special topics related to the ever-changing entertainment industry. This experience substitutes for a major ensemble. This course will be available if there is appropriate enrollment in the program. NYC Music Special Topics Mini-course MUMC 22100, LA may be substituted if this course does not meet its enrollment target.

Total credits: 12.5
*You must take 12 credits or more to be considered a full-time student.
 
Eligibility:
  • All School of Music students, except for BM in Music Theory, are eligible to study in New York City with advanced academic planning.
  • Students must be in good academic, judicial, and financial standing in the School of Music and Ithaca College, with no unresolved issues at the start date of your semester in New York. Please note your name will be submitted to the Bursar’s Office to confirm that you are in good financial standing with the college.
  • Students must study in ICNYC during the recommended semester based upon their major. Students should review the ICNYC website for more detailed information: http://www.ithaca.edu/oip/nyc/som/ .
Program Cost:
  1. Tuition: Students attending the Ithaca New York City Program are registered as full-time Ithaca College students. Tuition costs are the same in Ithaca and at ICNYC.
  2. Housing: Costs will be variable based on individual living location.  Please see below.
  3. Financial Aid: All Ithaca College financial aid applies to this program, though Workstudy/college employment will not be available. If workstudy/college employment is part of your financial aid package, you should notify the Financial Aid Office.
  4. Other Costs: Students will be responsible for additional costs such as accompanists, housing, transportation to and around New York City, meals, laundry, books, telephone, and personal items.
 Housing:
  • ICNYC offers students the opportunity to find their own accommodations and to share with classmates the expense and higher costs of living in a major metropolitan area. As the ICNYC Program continues to grow, a list of where ICNYC students have located housing will be developed based on the experiences of students and their recommendations; however, Ithaca College does not recommend, assess, or endorse any specific housing or neighborhood location in NYC.  As a staring point, students, in consultation with their parents, may wish to consider Educational Housing Services, which has locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn, the De Hirsch Residence,Webster Apartments, the Markle Evangeline Residence for Women, and theInternational House (IH is generally for graduate students, but will accept undergraduate students if they have space). More information about housing is available on the website.·        
  • You may elect to live at home, with a relative, or with a roommate.
Application Process:
  1. Review the ICNYC School of Music Programs online: http://www.ithaca.edu/oip/nyc/som/
  2. Plan your courses for the remainder of your time at Ithaca College, including leading up to ICNYC and after studying at ICNYC.
  3. Set up a meeting with your advisor so they can confirm your academic plan.
  4. Send your Student Conduct Certification to Judicial Affairs.
  5. Submit your application to Christy Agnese in the Dean’s office. Be sure to have confidential assessment from your studio professor completed and included in your application folder. 
Application Deadline for Fall 2018: Friday, October 13, 2017.