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  • Many schools offer a B.A in music within the larger context of a liberal arts music education, with the option of double majoring in other areas.

  • Some schools offer joint bachelor’s/master’s programs, unique minors, and certificate programs that can be added to your major.

  • Graduate programs: check for non-degree Artist Diploma and Certificate programs.

  • Unless otherwise specified, vocal performance is typically classical voice and may include opera.

  • Schools continue to tweak their programs so check majors on each school’s website.

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Appalachian State University offers a challenging academic environment, energetic campus life and a breathtaking location at an elevation of 3,333, just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Known for its value and affordability, Appalachian enrolls about 17,500 students and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Small classes and close interactions between faculty and students create a strong sense of community, which has become an Appalachian hallmark. Noted for quality instruction by national and internationally recognized faculty musicians, Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music offers seven undergraduate degree programs ...
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As one of the top music schools in the nation, the School of Music at Arizona State University is committed to inspiring and empowering our students to become creative leaders who transform society through music. Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty artists, scholars and guest artists work with students to cultivate excellence and personal growth. We attract scores of talented musicians from nearly every state and many countries abroad who bring a thirst for music, high performing standards and a drive for excellence that helps create an environment where you can excel and at the same time pursue your own ...
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Azusa Pacific University School of Music develops students into music professionals through an environment of musical excellence and artistic integrity. Offering a B.A. in Music and B.M. in Music with emphasis options in applied music, composition, commercial music, music education, music theory, music and worship, and performance; master’s degrees in music education, performance, composition, and conducting; 20 music ensembles; and close proximity to the Los Angeles music culture; the School of Music provides students with a world-class experience. Request more information APU School of Music: Men's Choral - Grace ...
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At the Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music, you will find opportunities to challenge your potential and the guidance to reach your goals. Baldwin Wallace believes that students should learn from the best and brightest professionals in the industry. At BW you will find faculty actively engaged as performers (including members of The Cleveland Orchestra), composers, directors, and conductors. The commitment to individual instruction and personal attention develops confidence and leadership. Undergraduate students at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory can earn a Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education degree. Majors with a Bachelor of Music degree include: Composition History ...
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All Bard College Conservatory of Music undergraduates pursue a five-year program leading to two degrees: the Bachelor of Music degree and the Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in a field other than music. The innovative curriculum of the Bard College Conservatory of Music is guided by the principle that musicians should be broadly educated in the liberal arts and sciences in order to achieve their greatest musical and academic potential. Because all conservatory students pursue the double-degree, there exists a supportive community that equally serves the musical and academic goals of young musicians and provides the high level ...
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Located in the heart of Nashville, Belmont University is one of the largest private universities in Tennessee. As a Christian university, it is dedicated to providing an academically challenging education that enables men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith. Belmont is large enough to provide a wide array of programs, yet small enough that every individual counts. The School of Music is a stimulating artistic community that fosters the study, performance and creation of music in a context of excellence and respect for diversity in musical styles. Music ...
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With students from over 100 countries, and alumni who have collectively won more than 300 Grammys and Latin Grammys, Berklee College of Music is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow. For over 70 years, the college has evolved to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business, leading the way with the world’s first baccalaureate studies in jazz, rock, electric guitar, film scoring, songwriting, turntables, electronic production, and more than a dozen other genres and fields of study. A World of Music Our faculty and curriculum embrace nearly every instrument and ...
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The Blair School of Music is solely for undergraduates: The talented musicians we attract want conservatory-quality music training with excellent teachers, frequent performance opportunities, and great facilities. They want to participate in our school's top ensembles, so we deliberately limit our enrollment to just over 200 students. Because we are selective, our students study and perform with musicians who are equally dedicated. The student-to-faculty ratio of 4:1 provides numerous opportunities to get to know and to work closely with the world-class musicians on our faculty. Blair School of Music students are bright and versatile, with wide-ranging interests and ideas: Some ...
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Founded in 1867, Boston Conservatory at Berklee is the nation’s oldest and most historic performing arts conservatory that offers fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, dance and theater. Nearly 150 years after its founding, the Conservatory continues to be an international leader in performing arts education. Boston Conservatory at Berklee provides a progressive learning environment where students are challenged to realize their potential as artists and inspired to pursue their dreams. Long recognized for its specialized training in dance, music, and theater, the Conservatory’s recent merger with Berklee now combines this rigorous, focused instruction with unparalleled access to ...
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Boston University School of Music offers the best of both worlds: a conservatory-style music program and the diverse opportunities of a major research university. The School of Music is a community of academically and artistically extraordinary musicians located in one of the great music capitals of America. Studying under internationally recognized faculty-artists, BU students push the limits of their musical abilities and intellectual curiosity. Join a vibrant community in a city where music matters, and be transformed not only as an artist but as a leader, entrepreneur, advocate, and thinker. More than 50 BU School of Music graduates currently play ...
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BGSU is a mid-sized university that offers a low student/faculty ratio of 6:1. This affords students the opportunity to study with our award-winning and world-renowned faculty on a more personal basis. Our students experience: • Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to perform together in ensembles. • Hundreds of student engagement opportunities through performance, teaching, composition, and scholarship involvement. • Unique scholarships and funding for tuition, travel, study, and performances. • Over 30 large and small ensembles, including world and historical groups. • The lowest cost among public institutions in Ohio! We are a good fit for students who are: ...
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MORE. This simple word describes the opportunities you’ll have at the Butler University School of Music. In addition to studying music, our flexible curriculum allows you to easily pursue a double major, study abroad, collaborate with internationally-acclaimed artists, participate in multiple ensembles, complete an internship or major research project, or teach in the Butler Community Arts School—all with the encouragement of Butler's world-renowned faculty. We offer: • Small class sizes, 11:1 student to faculty ratio. • Personalized instruction from faculty, no teaching assistants. • High placement rate. 98% of our students are placed in a full-time job or in graduate ...
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The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts offers rigorous training in an unrivaled variety of musical styles and cultures. The vibrant mix of offerings allows students to acquire the musical fluency to work across conventional boundaries, expand their artistic and cultural horizons, and develop a global creative vision. Qualitatively different from conventional music conservatories, technical excellence is only one part of the story, as The Herb Alpert School of Music seeks to empower students as complete makers of music. The School stands above the field in several ways, including world-class musical innovators on faculty; a stylistically open approach to ...
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Founded in 1912 as one of the five schools of the College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music offers conservatory level programs within a world-class university environment. Preparing for a career in music requires talent, commitment, and a stimulating educational environment. Our students experience one-on-one training with master teachers, strong ensemble and chamber music programs, and numerous opportunities to hone their performance skills. Our faculty members provide students with a diverse tool-kit to prepare for success in the 21st century. Twenty-two members on the School of Music’s faculty are members of the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. All courses and lessons ...
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Music is a calling, and preparing for a life in music requires an unwavering desire to achieve mastery of one’s craft. Music majors arrive Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University with artistic desire, and leave with the skills and knowledge to begin a life in music. Studio lessons, recitals, chamber music, operas, and jazz combos form the nucleus of a performer's training at CCPA. One of the oldest Music Conservatories in the United States, the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University provides students the opportunity to study with world-renowned artists in the heart of one of ...
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Thank you for your interest in the music program at Colorado State University. CSU has established a reputation for excellence, and we appreciate your serious consideration. Our primary goal is to prepare students to become highly skilled music educators, music therapists, performers, composers and conductors. Program goals encourage and develop high standards of teaching, scholarship, performance, and research in music. We are pleased to offer small academic classes, applied study with highly qualified faculty and careful attention to advising. The department represents the performing arts on campus in a highly visible and prestigious environment. With many orchestras, bands, choirs, jazz ...
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Are you interested in an exciting career in the music and entertainment industry? Community College of Aurora's Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship Program (MEE) is designed by music industry professionals to answer the number one question asked by students interested in a career in music: “Where do I start and how do I build a sustainable career in the music and entertainment industry?” The Music and Entertainment Entrepreneurship program offers two associate degrees and two certificates to help you get started in the music and entertainment industry. This program will pepare you to start a music business or to work in ...
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Located in Chicago, DePaul University School of Music has been preparing performers, music educators, sound engineers, and music business professionals for productive lives in music for over 100 years. With fourteen programs of study, taught by some of the world’s most prominent musicians, DePaul offers you the opportunity to explore your talent, challenge yourself and pursue what you love both on campus and long after graduation. Areas of Study “A student who comes to DePaul ready to work hard has limitless potential.” – Jennifer McDunn, Class of 2016 DePaul offers undergraduate degrees in performance, jazz studies, music education, sound recording, ...
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Committed to training the 21st-Century Musician, DePauw University School of Music offers undergraduate study in performance, music education, and liberal arts with dedicated professors, world-class guest artists, and plentiful performance opportunities in the state-of-the-art Green Center for the Performing Arts. As part of a 2,400 selective liberal arts undergraduate university, School of Music students are taught by experienced professors who are leaders in their fields. Our 21st-Century Musician Initiative is a complete re-imagining of the skills, tools and experiences necessary to create musicians of the future instead of the past—flexible, entrepreneurial musicians who find diverse musical venues and outlets in ...
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The East Carolina University School of Music is one of the premier music schools in the Southeast with recognized and comprehensive music programs. Its predominantly online MM in Music Education degree recently was commended by the National Association of Schools of Music. At East Carolina, you are a part of an intentionally small, high-quality student body of approximately 250 undergraduate and 70 graduate students. This select group works and plays (and almost lives) in the A. J. Fletcher Music Center, a facility dedicated entirely to music. The building features two large rehearsal halls and a 240-seat recital hall. Within the ...
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The Florida State University College of Music offers a comprehensive program of instruction for all students who seek to become professionals in music. With a student body that is both diverse in scope and comfortable in size, the 750 undergraduate and 400 graduate students enrolled in the College of Music represent nearly every state in the nation and many foreign countries. Admission to the College of Music is highly competitive, and the self-imposed maximum enrollment of 1150 provides all students with an ideal balance between individualized instruction and ensemble experiences. Our faculty are leaders all areas of music, including performance, ...
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Frost School of Music continues to break new ground and blaze a path for students passionate about music. At Frost you can focus on your area of musical interest or choose to interact with other disciplines and genres. What Sets Frost Apart? Frost students are more than just a one-instrument player, singer, composer or technician. They ARE music! Small class sizes with strong music AND academics. Interactive hands-on Experiential Music Curriculum. Students graduate with an expanded imagination, broader vision, and the ability to fully integrate all aspects of the music industry in today’s entrepreneurial world. In 2015 alone, Frost was ...
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The Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College offers a Bachelor of Music in Performance, a Bachelor of Music Education, a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music with the option for a Double Major, and a Minor in Music. What makes Sunderman unique? Professional Conservatory experience within a top liberal arts setting Exclusive undergraduate focus Numerous opportunities to perform early in your career at Sunderman Recent visiting musicians include Brentano Quartet, Decoda, Imani Winds, eighth blackbird, and Chris Brubeck, to name a few Travel with your faculty and perform with your peers in Bali, Prague, Italy, and other ...
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Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is one of the most comprehensive and acclaimed institutions for the study of music. Performance Opportunities The scope of music-making at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is unique. With more than 1,100 performances each year—including five operas, one musical, and three ballets—the school has impacted our region’s cultural life for generations and continues to prepare young musicians and dancers to bring their expressive performances to every corner of the world. State-of-the-Art Facilities  Coming from all over the U.S. and the globe, our students enjoy practicing and rehearsing throughout our eight buildings. They ...
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The Best of Both Worlds: A World-Class Professional School of Music within a Comprehensive College Exceptional professional training combined with a comprehensive education is a hallmark of the Ithaca experience. With more than 100 majors and 60 minors available at Ithaca College School of Music—and over 2,000 courses to choose from—students are exposed to a wide variety of fields of study, including the humanities and sciences, business, communications, and health and sport disciplines. As a result, Ithaca’s graduates are not only great performers, music educators, composers, and recording technicians, but they are also versatile, adaptable, informed, have perspective, and can solve ...
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Lawrence University believes that education is a collaborative experience. We are the nation’s only conservatory of music within a college of liberal arts and sciences—both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. That means undergraduates get all the faculty attention and performance opportunities. In our conservatory of music, you will work closely with world-class professors who are also world-class performers, composers and scholars. That’s the power of collaboration. We are committed to a rigorous focus on core musicianship, surrounded and infused by a growing number of engaging opportunities that can help students best prepare themselves to create their own 21st century musical ...
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Over the last 170 years, Leeds Arts University has built an international reputation for delivering the highest quality arts education. We look for creative and versatile musicians who wish to develop their performance, production and technical skills to a professional level in order to prepare for a career in the contemporary music industries. We recruit musicians to the following principal studies: • Vocals • Keyboard • Guitar • Bass Guitar • Drum Kit Performance, production and composition are integral to our approach along with music business and the structure of the music industries. Our experienced faculty and visiting industry professionals ...
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At Leeds College of Music in the U.K, we understand that choosing a place to study overseas can be a challenging decision to make and you will have many questions, so hopefully the following information will help you. Leeds College of Music is a conservatoire combining the rigor and personal approach associated with bespoke music education, with a progressive curriculum built around today’s music industry. Our diverse range of courses aim to foster creative confidence and industry knowledge, and are taught through a combination of 1:1 tuition, small group sessions, workshops from industry experts, and student-led study. Our high spec ...
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Longy School of Music of Bard College’s mission is to prepare musicians to make a difference in their world. This social imperative is at the core of our curriculum, encouraging students to become the musicians the world needs them to be. The School is internationally recognized for its efforts to meet a changing musical landscape head-on, giving its graduates the opportunity to perform professionally, teach in a variety of settings, and expand access within classical music. Longy’s innovative curriculum compels students to explore their artistry, take risks, hone their technique, and become global citizen-artists. Breaking down the traditional conservatory constraints, ...
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Through its state-of-the-art facilities and ambitious annual calendar of performances and events, Loyola Marymount University Department of Music invites its students to excel as performers in ensembles and as soloists, develop leadership abilities, and attain high academic standards in formal writing, analytic skills, and oral communication. Our program is devoted primarily to classical training and music, offering concentrations in Instrumental Studies, Vocal Studies, Theory/Composition, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Conducting. All courses are faculty-taught and are limited in size to provide the greatest possible personal attention to each student. Our Bachelor of Arts degree offers a balanced curriculum in musicianship, historical perspectives, ...
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Music is more than a just field of study. It’s a language. A release. An evolution—a dynamic form that reflects, comments on, and affects all other aspects of society. We don’t place limitations on what our students can do within the field of music. We don’t even guess at limitations—because we don’t think the medium has them, and even if it did, our students would laugh them off anyway. Our graduate and undergraduate programs offer students the chance to study everything from classical performance, music history, and music theory to jazz, music therapy, music education, and the music industry itself ...
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The LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts has cultivated a rich tradition of musical and theatrical art forms for over a century. The LSU School of Music numbers almost 400 majors, 90 graduate students, 70 faculty and professional staff, and is home to the historic LSU Opera, one of the oldest collegiate programs of its kind in the United States. The rapidly growing School of Theatre boasts a faculty and professional staff of 26, with 130 majors and 35 graduate students, and brings students a rare and unique learning opportunity through a close association with Swine Palace, a professional ...
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Manhattan School of Music prepares highly talented students for careers as passionate performers and composers and to be imaginative, effective leaders in the arts. Our students thrive in a supportive atmosphere that encourages excellence, values individuals, and welcomes innovation. Manhattan School of Music celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2018–19 with the re-opening of its fully-renovated concert hall, a new campus entrance, and a season of special events and performances to mark this auspicious landmark. Situated in Morningside Heights on Manhattan’s West Side, MSM’s closed campus boasts 22 classrooms, 130 practice rooms, 8 performance spaces, 2 recording studios and a 450 bed ...
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Mannes School of Music at The New School Mannes School of Music at The New School is transforming the music conservatory to make that career a reality with a dynamic integration of rigorous training and real-world experience. You can’t imagine the benefits. Doors open. Curtains part. Cutting-edge possibilities reveal themselves at one of the best music schools in New York. A Music Education Relevant to Today’s World If you possess a luminous talent and a profound desire to turn that talent into a career, the dynamic and rigorous training provided at Mannes School of Music at The New School is ...
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Less than an hour away from the cultural and performance hubs of New York City and Philadelphia, the Music Department at Mason Gross School of the Arts is committed to developing professional musicians with a complex historical and theoretical understanding of all aspects of music with Bachelor of Music undergraduate concentrations in composition, jazz, music education and performance. Founded in 1976, Mason Gross School of the Arts is the arts conservatory of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and home to the departments of dance, music, theater, and visual arts. The school’s enrollment of 729 undergraduates and 322 graduate ...
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The Department of Music at Metropolitan State University of Denver boasts a variety of degrees and musical experiences, with an innovative curriculum spanning classical, jazz, and world music traditions. Our internationally-recognized faculty teach with commitment and passion, focusing on the future success of every student. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, our students perform in the acclaimed Kenneth King Academic and Performing Arts Center, which features state-of-the-art performance venues, practice rooms, theaters, and classrooms. Our Bachelor of Music Education program is a leader in placing graduates into teaching positions, with a 100% placement rate for recent graduates seeking careers in music ...
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Minnesota State University Moorhead offers two stellar programs to address your interests, talents, and passions. The School of Performing Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead features a full spectrum of traditional and contemporary performance opportunities as part of innovative degree programs in the performing arts. In Music, students can pursue: • Bachelor of Arts • Bachelor of Arts – Performance Emphasis • Bachelor of Science, Commercial Music • Bachelor of Science, Music Education – Instrumental or Choral Emphasis (Dual certification in Music Education is possible) In Theatre Arts, students can pursue: • Bachelor of Arts in Acting, Musical Theatre, and ...
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Montana State University in beautiful Bozeman offers the Bachelor of Arts in Music, the Bachelor of Music Education, the Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology, and the Minor in Music. Our students and faculty embrace collaboration, experimentation and interdisciplinary opportunities. Students work alongside faculty and community partners in pursuit of unique musical events and unique educational opportunities. We are looking for students that are musically and intellectually curious, that want to explore the music of today alongside traditions that date back centuries. The Bachelor of Music Education leads to teacher certification in vocal, instrumental and general K-12 music. Since 2011, 100% ...
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At Northeastern, every discipline is driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a dedicated focus on maximizing positive, real-world impact on societies, economies and cultures. The Northeastern University Department of Music offers undergraduate and graduate majors, minors and non-majors a cross-disciplinary approach to the study and practice of music, underscored by real-world experiential learning (including professional “co-op” semesters), cutting-edge technology, and global experience opportunities. All programs of study are designed to facilitate flexible options that allow the integration of each student’s evolving interests and aspirations. Undergraduate programs include: • B.A. in Music (musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition, among others); • ...
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Northwestern University has always looked ahead toward the future of music. Today young musicians face an interconnected market where success requires not only exceptional musical skills but also new ways of distributing art and sharing creativity worldwide. For decades the Bienen School has offered dual degree programs for undergraduates whose intellectual curiosity in diverse areas—from science and technology to marketing and cultural studies—matches their passion for music. In addition, our graduate programs specialize in training highly skilled performers and scholars to broaden their entrepreneurial mindset and challenge new audiences. Visit our campus, experience our city, and discover our passion for musical ...
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Oberlin Conservatory of Music educates students for life, by teaching them to perform and think with rigor, creativity, flexibility, and independence. Awarded the 2009 National Medal of Arts, Oberlin is the oldest continuously operating conservatory and is one of the world’s foremost professional training institutions. Oberlin is also the only major music school in the United States that focuses on educating undergraduate musicians.  Oberlin students play in ensembles large and small from their first week on campus and are supported in taking risks that prepare them for musical leadership. At Oberlin, high expectations are the norm. Described by the New York ...
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Music industry and innovative conservatory training in an urban liberal arts setting.  Occidental, the only liberal arts college in the heart of Los Angeles, gives students unparalleled access to the world’s most vibrant musical scene, where some of the most exciting and diverse music is being made today. At Oxy, you will work side by side with our faculty of world-class musicians and scholars to explore, experiment, create, and communicate. The Well-Rounded Musician Music studies at Occidental span the range of musical skills and beyond to produce savvy musicians. The breadth of a liberal arts education gives you the choice ...
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The Wanda L. Bass School of Music prides itself on fostering a creative environment that encourages exploration and collaboration. Faculty members at Oklahoma City University are active musicians and scholars whose first priority is teaching and mentoring. Performance opportunities abound with more than 250 events staged throughout the academic year, ranging from solo recitals to full-scale choral and orchestral works, as well as six opera and music theater productions.  Few schools have produced so many graduates who excel across the musical spectrum, as performers, educators, and composers. Fewer still have had alumni recognized with Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Awards. Oklahoma City ...
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What makes Peabody Conservatory a great place to develop your musical talents? Besides our rich history, prestigious programs, and beautiful urban campus, it's our community of renowned faculty and students – passionate, accomplished musicians just like you. The heart and soul of the Peabody Conservatory is musical performance, and at Peabody, you'll enjoy a rich musical environment where your classmates are colleagues and faculty are mentors. More than a dozen large ensembles plus numerous smaller groups perform classical and contemporary orchestral, choral, and chamber music as well as jazz, early music, and multimedia works. All told, there are nearly 1,000 ...
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Founded in 1855, The Pennsylvania State University is the Commonwealth's only land-grant institution and member of the Big Ten Conference. Situated within the beauty of the central Pennsylvania foothills, the University Park campus offers outstanding programs in a wide range of disciplines. The School of Music, a unit of the College of Arts and Architecture, takes pride in its student-centered philosophy and the quality of the individualized instruction provided by its fifty full-time faculty, guest artists and scholars. FIVE REASONS TO ATTEND PENN STATE A great institution The large size of the University Park campus means opportunities – hundreds of clubs, majors, and fields of study ...
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Turn your passion into a profession. Can you see yourself touring France or Italy, performing before hundreds of people? Do you want to study music in a stimulating, creative atmosphere with professional musicians? Whether you want to be a music director, performer or composer, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College you will develop a solid foundation for your music career. SMWC’s Bachelor of Arts in Music provides you with several unique opportunities: Tour nationally and internationally with music ensembles. Learn composition, performance and theory with dynamic faculty Attend small classes, with individualized instruction and meaningful dialogue Perform in one of our theatrical ...
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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers a complete education in music that amounts to much more than a music degree. Individual training. With an enrollment of only 400, SFCM is a tight-knit community that celebrates creativity, collaboration and the highest standards of artistry. You’ll study and perform side-by-side with nearly 30 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony and members of other top ensembles as well as internationally known artists appearing on San Francisco’s major stages. Voice students receive comprehensive training in a rigorous opera program led by noted stage director Jose Maria Condemi. Students majoring in scoring and sound design for film, games ...
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The School of Jazz at The New School The School of Jazz at The New School seeks bold and adventurous students who want to become part of one of the most demanding, intimate music programs in existence. We offer a dynamic mix of legendary musicians as mentors, a superb and renowned faculty, an audaciously progressive curriculum, countless opportunities to perform, and proximity to all of the action in the global epicenter of the music industry, New York City. A Music Education Relevant to Today’s World The School of Jazz at The New School, founded in 1986, is one of the ...
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Students perform on and off campus and can earn double degrees. Rise to higher levels of artistry and gain the practical knowledge needed to succeed in today’s world at SMU Meadows School of the Arts. The award-winning Meadows Division of Music offers outstanding conservatory-level training along with a top-tier liberal arts education. Meadows Music is an undergraduate-focused program offering both B.M. and B.A. degrees and is one of only a few programs in the U.S. where music students can double major. Many Meadows music students simultaneously pursue degrees in engineering, English, business and a variety of other disciplines. At Meadows, ...
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Syracuse University Setnor School of Music is where you go to prepare for a diversified, successful music career. You’ll learn to compose, perform, teach, and manage—all with music at the core. You can even complete a hands-on degree working in the music industry or a five-year dual degree that provides both a bachelor’s and a master of business administration (MBA) degree. The Rose, Jules R., and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music offers opportunities for the highest level of professional musical development and accomplishment within the context of a broad, humanistic education. We encourage the widest possible range of creative ...
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One of TCU’s designated Centers of Focus, the TCU School of Music offers an exciting musical environment in which students grow as artists, educators, and individuals. Music at TCU is a multi-faceted experience that provides many opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, TCU’s program provides professional training for performers, teachers, scholars, and composers, while offering a broad array of undergraduate courses for non-music majors. In addition, recitals, masterclasses, and seminars by faculty and guest artists enrich the regular curricular offerings. Award-winning choral, orchestral, winds and percussion and jazz ensembles ...
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The Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance offers professional training within the context of a modern research university. Students enjoy challenging and diverse curriculums and excellent performing opportunities in Philadelphia, a city with a distinguished history of musical excellence. Boyer offers comprehensive degree programs in music, baccalaureate through doctorate, for performers, educators, therapists, and scholars.  Our world-renowned faculty includes members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Village Vanguard Orchestra, as well as many noted recording and performing artists.  Performance opportunities at the Boyer College include symphonic and choral concerts, fully staged opera productions, jazz concerts, early music performances, ...
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An Eastman education forges the highest levels of artistry and scholarship with deep musicianship skills and entrepreneurial savvy. Eastman alumni are leaders in their respective disciplines, have created their own professional opportunities, and are shaping the future of music. Request more informationJTNDZGl2JTIwaWQlM0QlMjJtb3JlLWluZm9ybWF0aW9uJTIyJTNFJTNDJTJGZGl2JTNF ...
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The Hartt School offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pre-professional training in music, theatre, and dance. Through diverse coursework and a close mentoring relationship with faculty, students become versatile and collaborative performing artists, educators, technologists, managers, composers, and scholars. Hartt students engage with their profession through masterclasses, guest artists, professional partnerships in training, internships, and opportunities to perform around the world and alongside our esteemed faculty. With more than 400 performances each year, Hartt is the largest producer of the performing arts in Connecticut. There is More to You Than Your Major As a Hartt student, you receive ...
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The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in Liverpool, England was co-founded in 1996 by Sir Paul McCartney. The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) is a haven for highly creative, passionate students looking for a non-formulaic program to further their careers in music.  We want to ensure you become who you want to be musically and make your living from music, whether performing, creating or producing or a combination of these. We design our programs to meet the changing demands of the arts and entertainment industries.  Focusing on popular, non-classical music, we offer the following music-related programs: Foundation Certificate ...
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Declared “one of the nation's leading conservatories” by the New York Times, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is a preeminent institution for the performing and media arts. The school’s educational roots date back to 1867, and a solid, visionary instruction has been at its core since that time. CCM offers offers nine degree types (BA, BM, BFA, MFA, MM, MA, AD, DMA, PhD) in more than 100 possible majors. The synergy created by housing CCM within a comprehensive public university gives the college its unique character and defines its objective: to educate and inspire the whole artist ...
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With award-winning programs led by internationally recognized faculty, the College of Music works collaboratively toward the goal of developing performers, composers, scholars, pedagogues and teachers who are passionate about music, who are ambitious in setting their educational and professional goals, and whose impact on our campus community and the larger arts world is both memorable and far reaching. Drawing upon the resources of a world-class university, we encourage our students to excel in their musical and academic studies and pursue opportunities for cross-disciplinary learning, thereby producing well-rounded individuals. The College of Music is one of the top comprehensive music schools ...
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Located in the heart of the city, the University of Colorado Denver provides a traditional college experience in a hip urban setting. Within the College of Arts & Media, the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies offers an accredited Bachelors of Science Degree in Music, designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the arts and entertainment industries. The Music and Entertainment Industry (MEIS) Department is well known for one-of-a-kind programs focused on contemporary music styles, commercial music business, and music production. Students choose from four degree emphasis areas: Music Business Music Performance Recording Arts Singer/Songwriter Music ...
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The Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver is a premier music performance school within an internationally known university located in a vibrant arts city. Lamont is committed to delivering excellent, innovative musical training and the skills and experiences necessary to produce communicative artists. We provide curious, talented and ambitious students with a multi-genre curriculum, including vibrant experiences in performance, creativity, scholarship and entrepreneurship, in preparation for a successful career as a musician in a changing environment. •  300+ performances a year •  300 music majors (12,000 total students at DU) •  4:1 student to teacher ratio • ...
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The Moores School of Music's commitment to academic and musical excellence has made the institution a vital resource in the educational and cultural life of the city of Houston. Home to an 80-member faculty and more than 600 music majors, its thriving programs place it in the forefront of music schools today. Houston is one of only five cities in the nation with resident companies in all of the performing arts: symphony, ballet, opera, and theatre. The city hosts a vibrant arts scene, and offers our students many opportunities to perform with professional, religious, and community-based organizations. Founded in 1927, the ...
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The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) is unique amongst its peer institutions: it is a top performing arts school, featuring exceptional conservatory training, embedded within the nation’s number one public research university.* SMTD is revolutionizing the way performing arts students prepare for their future: we provide one of the nation’s most robust career planning and entrepreneurship programs—including generous funding for student ventures—and a variety of community engagement programs across multiple disciplines. We are preparing students to launch careers that are personally rewarding and financially sustainable. Many create their futures while still enrolled by forming chamber ...
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Be a Part of Something Great University of Puget Sound, located in the vibrant city of Tacoma, Washington on the shores of Puget Sound and at the foot of Mount Rainier, is one of the few liberal arts colleges in the country with a renowned School of Music—a School of Music that is uniquely positioned to prepare students for professional careers in music and support non-majors interested in continuing their study. Our active faculty includes artist-teachers, scholars, and creative professionals who work together to train the whole musician—to help students achieve excellence in both performance and musical understanding. 

Through our Bachelor ...
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The University of South Carolina School of Music has established a national reputation for artistic and scholarly excellence and is among the most highly regarded music schools and conservatories in the U.S.  Our acclaimed faculty prepare approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate music majors for professional careers and leadership in music teaching, performance, composition, and research. Accredited by NASM, the school generates research and creative activities that have local, national, and international impact. Students specializing in virtually every orchestra and band instrument, voice, piano, organ and guitar can choose from more than 20 degree programs. New beginning Fall 2017, the National ...
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University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music has been delivering an outstanding music education for more than 135 years. Degree programs are offered in vocal and instrumental performance, composition, jazz, music education, music management, music therapy and music history. The Conservatory of Music offers a very unique experience in having a student to faculty ratio of 5:1, and also providing a large and dynamic breadth of degree plans. Passionate and dedicated faculty artists/scholars provide a rigorous and supportive learning environment. Students have access to a recording studio as well as composition labs, and the student experience draws on the rich ...
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The University of Toronto is the largest university in Canada and is consistently ranked within the top 20 universities in the world. The Faculty of Music at UofT brings together specialized and intensive instruction in music with the resources and breadth of one of the world’s great universities. And yet tuition is substantially less than at many American universities and music conservatories. UofT Music has a wide selection of courses in performance (Classical and Jazz), education, composition, history, theory, and world music as well as in areas such as music and health, music technology, and early music. The high standards at UofT Music insist ...
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The USC Thornton School of Music is built on a rich tradition of pairing legendary artists and faculty with extraordinary students of the highest caliber from across the globe.  Blending the rigors of a traditional conservatory-style education with the benefits of studying at a leading research university, the Thornton School offers world class programs in a wide range of musical genres and professional areas. Consistently regarded as one of the nation’s leading music schools and conservatories, Thornton provides students a comprehensive professional music education in a real-world context. Located at the center of Los Angeles, the Thornton School is the ...
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As part of Kansas' only comprehensive college of fine arts, Wichita State University School of Music delivers the limitless opportunities and resources students need to become tomorrow’s musical innovators. With its seasoned faculty, year-round performance opportunities in band, jazz, orchestra, opera, choir, and music theatre, and access to the state’s largest ready-made audience, Wichita State has what it takes to put you on the path toward musical mastery. Whether your passion is for music education, music performance, audio production, pedagogy, history/literature, conducting, or theory/composition -- our programs give you the skills and knowledge to transform from a good musician into ...
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