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* In addition to these majors, some schools offer additional options. See Tips.

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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.

  • Music Technology programs may include computer music, production, recording, sound engineering. Check each school website carefully. Note: some schools offer these programs within Music Industry.

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

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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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, Bachelor of Music Education, or Bachelor of Arts degree. Majors with a Bachelor of Music (BM) ...
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Led by world-renowned composer and conductor Tan Dun, all undergraduates at Bard College Conservatory of Music pursue a five-year program leading to two degrees: the Bachelor of Music degree and the Bachelor of Arts degree 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 potential. Why pursue a double degree in music and liberal arts at Bard? • Experience a supportive community that equally serves the musical and academic goals ...
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Attention Students: We are currently offering virtual admissions and academic information session for prospective students. Register here 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 ...
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Berklee College of Music is the world’s premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow. Our curriculum covers every aspect of the global music industry, from performance and producing to film scoring and music therapy. At Berklee, you’ll find innovation and creativity around every corner as you pursue your passion. ARTISTIC COLLABORATION Berklee is a hub for collaborative artistry and innovation. Whether performing, producing, or writing, you will find yourself amidst a community of talented peers who will inspire your creativity and transform your artistry. INSPIRED MENTORSHIP You’ll learn alongside faculty and artists who continually reshape the music industry ...
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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 approximately 220 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 combine ...
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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 a broad range of academic and creative opportunities. Set in the cultural, historical, and educational hub of Boston, this extraordinary institution represents the future of performing arts education. Request more information ...
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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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Become a part of our music community. In a vibrant community of nearly 500 music students, undergraduates and graduates work side by side and form lasting connections with their peers and faculty. By honoring traditions and embracing innovation, we prepare students for diverse musical lives and life-long career growth. The College is a major cultural resource for the campus and northwest Ohio. 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 ...
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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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Qualitatively different from conventional music conservatories, technical excellence is only one part of the story. The Herb Alpert School of Music seeks to empower students as complete makers of music. At CalArts, students can be unlimited musicians -- not constrained by one particular idiom --  and be developed, flexible, creative, skilled, and thoughtful in universal and adaptable ways. No matter their specialization, all students have access to study music culture, composition, history, theory, performance, concert and studio production, songwriting, pedagogy, and so much more. BFA, MFA, and DMA degrees are offered, with specializations in: Performer-Composer; Composition and Experimental Sound Practices; ...
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COVID-19 Update We are available over Zoom and families can email to set up private appointments. All auditions will be virtual for 2021. Where artistry + innovation share center stage Becoming a professional musician requires talent and commitment. It also takes the right education environment: Carnegie Mellon School of Music Who We Are Founded in 1912 as one of the five schools of the College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon School of Music offers conservatory-level programs within a world-class university environment. What We Offer Undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts Instrumental Performance, Keyboard Performance, Vocal Performance, Composition, Electronic Music Bachelor of ...
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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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Join one of the fastest growing music programs on the East Coast! Whether you are a vocalist or instrumentalist, we have a place for you. The Coastal Carolina University Department of Music is a fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.  Undergraduate degree options: Performance, Music Education, Commercial Music and Jazz, General Studies. Graduate degree options: Music Technology, Music Teaching. Scholarships are available for all of our degree options!!  CCU music students receive professional music training, with small class sizes to give individualized attention and numerous performance opportunities. Our diverse and talented faculty provide artist level instruction ...
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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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The Arts are at the heart of Concordia University Irvine. We invite musicians from all backgrounds and interests to be part of this vibrant creative community.  Our Bachelor of Arts in Music allows you to complete one or more optional concentrations: Church Music  Commercial Music  Composition  Instrumental Performance  Music Education  Piano Performance  Vocal Performance All of our ensembles are open to students studying to be music professionals, as well as non-music majors who desire to perform for the joy of music. Performance groups include : Band/Orchestra Music Choral Music Commercial Ensembles Handbells Jazz Ensembles Organ Piano Worship Ensembles Students accepting ...
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Create your repertoire for life. Whether you sing it or teach it. Write it or produce it. You’ll need the training and tools to turn it into a career. Designed to be rigorous and collaborative, the DePaul University School of Music programs of study give you the experience and the knowledge to confidently pursue a life dedicated to music. Areas of Study We offer undergraduate degrees in Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Education, Sound Recording Technology, Performing Arts Management, Composition, a BA in Music; master’s degrees in Performance, Composition, Jazz Studies, Music Education; and a Post-Master’s Performance Certificate. Create your repertoire ...
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The DePauw University School of Music provides an excellent musical and intellectual foundation that prepares undergraduate musicians to be adaptive leaders, equipped to actively engage their communities and pursue a breadth of career paths. We believe artists should embrace diversity, foster inclusivity, and raise cultural awareness, and this shapes our community and curriculum. In partnership with DePauw’s College of Liberal Arts, we encourage students to integrate creative and practical musical skills with critical thinking and intellectual inquiry, empowering our graduates for a lifetime of learning. DePauw music students: • Develop artistic excellence, creativity, and critical thinking skills as the foundation ...
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At the Mary Pappert School of Music, you can be a creator, artist, healer, teacher, and much more. We believe there is an unparalleled value in self-expression, and it is through music that you can nurture the heart of society and actively participate in shaping global culture. What’s new at Duquesne? The Institute of Entertainment, Music, and Media Arts (IEMMA) is a unique interdisciplinary program that provides resources for students to learn all aspects of the entertainment industry. Succeed in a growing multi-billion dollar commercial music industry with a fulfilling career as a performer, sound engineer, game designer, composer, producer, ...
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SIX REASONS TO ATTEND THE ECU SCHOOL OF MUSIC Exceptional Academics As one of the premiere music schools in the southeast, the ECU School of Music offers the degrees of Music Education, BM, and Music, BM, with concentrations in music therapy, music performance, music theory- composition and sacred music. Strong Community There is a distinct sense of community among the 250 undergraduate and 50 graduate students who spend most of each day under the roof of the A.J. Fletcher Music Center. Outstanding Faculty With a 5-to-1 student-faculty ratio the School of Music faculty, leaders in their academic and professional fields, ...
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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. Some highlights of the College of Music are: 11:1 faculty/student ratio with over 90 full-time faculty 750 undergraduate students, 400 graduate students (1150 maximum enrollment) 3 mainstage operas every year Over 500 concerts each year with more than 40 ensembles to choose from FSU Music Theatre ranked in the top 10 programs represented on Broadway 94% first-year retention rate 15% of our undergraduates are pursuing a double major or dual degree Our faculty are leaders all areas ...
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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 ...
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Music is what brings you joy, it defines you and makes you whole. The Music Department at Kutztown University is filled with professors and mentors dedicated to excellence and who care about music and your musical development. Kutztown is a place where you can become what you know you have always been…a musician.  Our small classes and engaged professors will make you feel like you are part of KU music right off the bat. That’s why our students call the Department of Music a “family.”  World-class faculty who are accessible, caring, kind, and most importantly – nurturing. You will develop relationships ...
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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 Conservatoire 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 Conservatoire combines 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 facilities, including 13 on site studios and ...
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Longy School of Music of Bard College Become the musician the world needs you to be. The world needs music now more than ever. At Longy, we prepare students to become socially-engaged musicians who can engage new audiences; teach anyone, anywhere; and use artistry to change lives in communities around the world. Our mission is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world. It’s at the core of our innovative Catalyst Courses, which breaks down traditional conservatory constraints and compels students to take risks, elevate their artistry, and become global citizen-artists. 2021 Applications Open Now! Stop stressing about ...
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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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Manhattan School of Music prepares highly talented students from around the world for careers as passionate performers and composers. Our students thrive in a supportive atmosphere that encourages excellence, values individuals, and welcomes innovation. We are proud to shape imaginative, effective leaders in the arts. 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 residence hall. MSM offers 700 performances per year, including fully-staged operas, orchestral concerts, student and faculty recitals, jazz concerts, and more than 100 master classes a year. MSM’s ...
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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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Situated in a comprehensive liberal arts university, the Department of Music at Miami University is an inclusive community of educators, performers, scholars, and creators passionate about the exploration and realization of our potential. We foster musical and intellectual skills, through both individual mentorship and group collaboration, inspiring students to become independent thinkers and innovators who discover their voices and reimagine themselves in our global society. Quick Facts: Majors offered include Music Education, Performance, and Composition, as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree with three possible tracks (Music Technology, Music in Culture, Performance). The Bachelor of Arts degree is well-suited for ...
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Millikin’s nationally-recognized School of Music brings relevant, Performance Learning opportunities to all facets of undergraduate music education. With five distinctive music degree programs, a minor and additional certificate options, our students find their path to professional success through a blending of creative, performative, scholarly and entrepreneurial experiences designed to train the next generation of music professionals.  Engaged in supportive partnerships with faculty, staff, and the community, Millikin believes the best way to learn is to do and reflect–in the classroom and beyond. Our commitment to provide students in all disciplines opportunities for Performance Learning distinguishes Millikin as a leader in ...
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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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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, named one of Billboard Magazine’s 2019 Top Music Business Schools, 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 The breadth of a liberal arts education gives you the choice to synthesize your own comprehensive skill ...
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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. Among our many unique features: • BM degrees in Performance, Music Theater, Music Education, Composition. • BA degrees in Music, Music and Pre-Law, Music and Pre-Med • Certificate in Non-Profit Arts Administration • More than 250 events staged throughout the academic year: solo recitals, full-scale choral and orchestral works, opera and musical theatre productions. • Rolling admissions and no prescreens required • 100% ...
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Discover your future… one note at a time. As part of the Otterbein University Department of Music, you get more than just an education, you get an experience.  With dedicated spaces for practice and performance and faculty who encourage you to develop your own style – it’s something you can sing about!  We offer performance areas in:  Bands - all woodwind, brass and percussion instruments Composition Keyboard Strings Voice/Choir/Opera Otterbein’s renowned interdisciplinary Musical Theatre program offered through the Department of Theatre and Dance, is designed to prepare students as “triple threats” through rigorous training in acting, voice, music and dance ...
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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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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers a complete education in music that amounts to much more than a music degree. In Fall 2020, SFCM will be opening the Ute and William K. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts. This residence hall and performing arts facility will dramatically expand the school's campus in the heart of San Francisco's Civic Center. Individual training With an enrollment of only 460, SFCM is a tight-knit community that celebrates creativity, collaboration, and the highest standards of artistry. You will study and perform side-by-side with nearly 30 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony, as well ...
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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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The Department of Music at Susquehanna University offers four degree options: the Bachelor of Music in Performance, Music Education, or Composition, plus a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree that makes it convenient to double major in Music and virtually any other discipline. Music has been at the heart of Susquehanna since the university was founded more than 160 years ago. With a combination of conservatory-level musical training and a solid foundation in the liberal arts, we make multiple paths in music possible. Our students say that Susquehanna provides small-school advantages as well as big-school opportunities. The facilities in the Cunningham Center for Music and Art, filled ...
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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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The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music 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 and Contemporary Music at The New School, founded in ...
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Nationally ranked and internationally renowned, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) is a preeminent institution for the performing and media arts. Declared “one of this country's leading conservatories” by the New York Times, CCM provides life-changing experiences within a highly creative and multidisciplinary artistic environment. CCM offers nine degree types (BA, BM, BFA, MFA, MM, MA, AD, DMA, PhD) in nearly 120 possible majors, along with a wide variety of pre-collegiate and post-graduate programs. The synergy created by housing CCM within a comprehensive public university gives the college its unique character and defines its objective: to educate and ...
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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 University of Delaware School of Music‘s faculty present and perform on stages throughout the world, bringing national and international prominence to the University of Delaware, and our student success reflects a firm dedication to curricular innovation, musicianship and high artistic standards.  Our caring faculty are world-class professional musicians, teaching artists, and scholars, and become lifelong professional mentors, embracing intellectual, artistic, ethnic, and cultural diversity for all students. Our beautiful and centrally located East Coast campus keeps you close to the most important and influential music centers in the US. UD established the US’s first study abroad program - nearly ...
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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 students a multi-genre curriculum in performance, 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) • 25 large and small ensembles • Double majors and study abroad available We are a part ...
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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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Whether you want to perform, compose, or teach music, the University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Music's dedicated faculty-artists are ready to guide you into becoming the music professional you want to be. We offer five different undergraduate degrees and four different graduate degrees in music, as well as a minor in music and jazz studies. Students come from across the country and around the world to study at UMD. Become your best! Study with dynamic faculty who will meet you "where you are" in a magnificent setting overlooking Lake Superior. “I’m a junior studying Jazz Studies here at UMD. I ...
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In the University of Redlands School of Music our goal is to educate the whole musician, not just to train a performer. All great performances go far beyond technical mastery to include a sense of history, society, culture and art. Through a conservatory approach in a Liberal Arts setting, our students learn to perform, interpret and teach music in a rich learning environment that provides a broad education and intense training. Our studio teachers are among the finest musicians and teachers in Southern California. The classes are small, and your teachers will know you as a person, not just as ...
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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. Some of the newer degree programs ...
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The University of the Arts School of Music offers a wide range of dynamic graduate programs and undergraduate programs for instrumentalists, vocalists, composers and producers including: Composition Music Business Entrepreneurship and Technology Vocal Performance Instrumental Performance Music Education (BM + Music Ed Minor + MAT) Jazz Studies (MM) Designed for music educators, the Summer Music Studies program offers week-long graduate courses as well as a 33-credit Master of Music in Music Education degree for those interested in expanding their pedagogical, technological and instructional skills.  Presented in partnership with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Creative Jazz Institute summer ...
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The Conservatory of Music at University of the Pacific prepares tomorrow’s performers, teachers, therapists, composers, scholars and music industry leaders. 11 undergraduate and graduate degrees Music minor for undergraduates A strong foundation in musicianship Supportive one-to-one instruction A broad range of performing ensembles  On-campus recording studio and recording label We believe the essential stories in music are ones of innovation and connection.  Our students craft their future exploring musical traditions and an ever-expanding range of repertoires and styles demonstrating how music is central to the world’s many economies, cultures and stories. Our undergraduates gain experiences typically reserved for graduate students ...
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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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At the USC Thornton School of Music, we celebrate our location in Los Angeles, the nation’s center for creativity and innovation. As the music profession changes, we are at the forefront of a forward-thinking educational model that prepares students for careers at the highest level as performers, composers, educators and industry leaders. Our three exceptional divisions offer cross-genre experiences unique among the country’s top music schools. As a leading international research institution, USC offers students a rigorous, global education that enriches their artistic and musical development. Our Classical Performance and Composition Division’s curriculum challenges students to develop a distinct artistic ...
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COVID-19 Update Valparaiso University is closely monitoring the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, discussing guidelines and implementing recommendations made by government and public health agencies. Our Valpo community has come together with support for one another (including students, staff, and faculty) and our music department has developed a number of collaborative, creative ideas for delivering our music curriculum online. We remain open and welcome your virtual visits, messages, emails, calls, and video chats! Online lessons for prospective students and custom virtual tours are also available. Please visit our self-guided virtual tour here. Explore the greatest questions of creativity, meaning, and ...
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The Department of Music at Wayne State University provides the highest caliber of artistic education. Students enjoy the resources of a large R-1 research university within our close-knit conservatory-like musical community. At the heart of our program is the vibrant pulse of the city of Detroit and a distinguished faculty dedicated to nurturing a student's potential as a musician and an innovative leader in the arts. The Department of Music at Wayne State offers the following programs: • BM, MA and MM in Instrumental and Vocal Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Education, Music Business, Music Technology, Conducting, Composition and Theory. • B.A in Music WSU Department of Music ...
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The Wells School of Music at West Chester University will prepare you to excel as a talented and creative individual. With 6 degree programs to choose from, over 200 concerts each year, 21 music-related clubs and organizations, and 39 performing ensembles, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved as a music student. The Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center at West Chester University is home to two recital halls, numerous practice rooms, our instrumental rental office, Presser Music Library, and more! But the best part of being a student within the Wells School of Music is ...
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The Wheaton College Conservatory of Music is a rigorous and distinctly Christian professional school with courses leading to the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education degrees, and as a division of Wheaton College, offering courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Music degrees. Our programs will challenge you to grow in your musical ability, knowledge, and creativity while providing the support and encouragement for wholistic personal and spiritual development. Located just 25 miles west of downtown Chicago, you will be able to rub elbows with some of the world’s greatest musicians of our time. Whether it is ...
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