2011 Directory of Music Schools

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Codes for Degrees
 1    Performance
 2    Music Education
 3    Theory   
 4    Composition   
 5    History/Musicology
 6    Conducting
 7    Church Music
 8    Music Therapy
 9    Jazz Studies
10    Arts Administration
11    Music Industry
12    Music Theater
13    Recording Technology


Alabama
Alabama State University (Montgomery) Contact: Carly Johnson, 915 S. Jackson, 334-229-4341, [email protected] Under-graduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate degrees: 2. 100 music majors, 120 graduate students, 13 faculty, 4500 total enrollment.

Auburn University (Auburn) Music at Auburn offers exciting opportunities for performance and music education majors, and varied ensembles for all students. The department strives to achieve and sustain excellent standards of performance, creativity, pedagogy, research and scholarship in music. We offer an intimate and nuturing atmosphere that provides individual attention and performance opportunities.  Contact: Sara Lynn Baird, W. Samford Ave., 334-844-4165, fax: 334. 844.3168, [email protected] Dead­line:11/1. Tuition: $8,698 res., $23,290 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 140 music majors, 25 faculty, 21,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch, 7 chor.

University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) The University of Alabama is the capstone institution in the state featuring a fully comprehensive music program. A wide range of performance opportunities exist spanning all genres and styles. A world-class faculty of resident artists provide individual attention to each student. Contact: Pam Woodward, Box 870366, 205-348-7110, fax: 205.348.1473, [email protected]
music.ua.edu. Deadline 3/1. Tuition: $4300/semester res., $10,950/semester non-res. Degrees: 1-10,12. 280 music majors, 62 faculty, 380 total enrollment. Graduate deadline 2/1. Tuition: $4,300/
semester res., $10,950/semester non-res. Degrees: 1-7. 380 music majors, 62 faculty. 12 bands, 5 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville) A comprehensive program at a regional university stressing excellence in performance studies, academic achievement and professional preparation. Contact: Andy Green, 700 Pelham Road North, 256-782-5268, fax: 256.782.5953, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $6,120 res., $12,240 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $5,850 res., $11,799 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 205 music majors; 25 graduate students, 24 music faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of South Alabama (Mobile) The department of music, which is housed in a college of arts and sciences in a state-supported university, through its innovative curriculum and standards of excellence empowers professional musicians, music educators, or those who wish to enrich their lives through the arts. Contact: Greg Gru­ner, 5751 USA Drive S., Laidlaw Per­forming Arts Center, #1072, 251-460-6136, fax: 251.460.7328, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/15. Tui­tion: $227/cr. hr. res., $454/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,11. 150 music ma­jors, 32 faculty, 15,100 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Arizona
Arizona State University, Herberger In­stitute for Design and the Arts School of Music (Tempe) The School of Music in the Herberger In­stitute for Design at Ari­zona State University is one of the top music schools in the nation. Inter­na­tionally recognized faculty, varied and tech­nologically driven curricula, and five outstanding performance facilities all contribute to its stature. Contact: School of Music Admissions, PO Box 870405, 480-965-5069, [email protected] Dead­line: Spring/Fall auditions. Tui­tion: $9,208 res., $21,808 non-­res. De­grees: 1-4,8,9,12. Grad­uate dead­­­line: Spring/Fall auditions. Tuition: $9,710 res., $23,834 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4-6,8,12. 372 music majors, 382 graduate students, 65 faculty, 880 music school en­rollment. 8 bands, 5 jazz bands, 4 orch., 5 chor.

University of Arizona (Tuscon) offers a unique experience as one of the nation’s top 20 public research institutions. The faculty is dedicated to the development of the talents of its students. From bachelor to doctoral degrees, the UA School of Music is a passport to a rewarding life in music. Contact: David McGuiggan, 1017 N. Olive St., 520-621-1655, fax: 520.621.8118, [email protected] Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $9,898 res., $16,210 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: flexible. Tui­tion: $11,438 res., $14,962 non-res. De­grees: 1-6. 280 music majors, 214 graduate students, 60 faculty. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch, 6 chor.

Alaska
University of Alaska (Fairbanks) Contact: Mike Earnest, 102 Signers Hall, 1800-467-1723, fax: 907.474.6113, [email protected] Deadline: 6/15. Tuition: $5,570 res., $17,443 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 6/15. Tuition: $7,640 res., $14,764 non res. Degrees: 1,4,6. 60 music majors, 5 graduate students, 12 faculty. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
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Arkansas
Henderson State University (Arka­delphia) Noted for a long tradition of excellence and commitment to the success of each student, the Henderson State University Department of Music is re­spected throughout the region for the strength of its faculty and performing ensembles. Henderson State music graduates enjoy great success as educators and performers. Contact: Jim Buckner, HSU Box 773, 870-230-5036, fax: 870.230.5424, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/2. Tuition: $5,984 res., $11,968 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 110 music majors; 22 music faculty, 3,700 total enrollment. 6 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadel­phia) The Division of Music seeks to provide opportunities for students to gain professional competence in the art of music, integrating the highest standards of musical performance with a broad-based curriculum of scholarly studies within the framework of a strong Christian liberal arts tradition. Contact: Gary Gerber, 410 Ouachita St., 870-245-5128, fax: 870.245.5274, [email protected] Tuition: $26,670 Degrees: 1,2,4,7,12. 160 music ma­jors, 31 faculty, 1,500 total enroll. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.

University of Arkansas (Fayetteville)  Contact: Matt Hargis, 232 Silas H. Hunt Hall, 1 University of Arkansas, 800-377-8632, fax: 479.575.7515, [email protected]

University of Central Arkansas (Con­way) UCA Music combines a high-quality, comprehensive program with a talented, people-oriented faculty. The Department boasts one of the strongest faculties in the mid-South and strong programs in music education, band, choir, symphony, piano, and jazz. Contact: Jeffrey Jarvis, 201 Don­aghey Ave., 501-450-3163, fax: 501.450.5773, [email protected] Dead­line: roll­ing. Tuition: $7,182.50 res., $9,875.75 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4. Grad­uate deadline: 3/1. Tui­tion: $4,834 res., $8,686 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 180 music majors, 18 graduate students, 38 faculty, 11,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.


California
California Institute of the Arts (Va­len­cia) The school of music offers rigorous training in an unrivaled variety of musical styles and cultures. The vibrant mix helps each student to acquire the musical fluency to work across conventional boundaries, expand artistic and cultural horizons, and develop a global creative vision. Contact: Harmony Jiroudek, 24700 McBean Park­way, 661-255-1050, fax: 661.253.7710, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/5. Tui­tion: $37,684. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Experimental Sound Practices, Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $37,684. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Experimental Sound Practices, Musical Arts. 43 music majors, 60 faculty, 767 total enrollment.

California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo) At Cal Poly, students learn more, do more, and expect more from yourself - academically and professionally - because you would be surrounded by exceptionally bright and motivated professors and classmates eager to see students succeed. Contact: James Maraviglia, 1 Grand Ave., 805-756-2311, fax: 805.756.5911, [email protected] Deadline 11/30. Tuition: $7,921 res., add $248/unit non-res. Degrees: BA in Music, Music Minor. 70 music majors, 27 faculty, 17,332 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.music.calpoly.edu

California State University, Bob Cole Con­servatory of Music (Long Beach) The  world of music is a vast and ever-changing field that is influenced by culture, politics, economics, and ultimately through the performance of the individual artist. Artistry is realized through dynamic learning experiences. The Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University, Long Beach is proud to offer you these experiences. Con­tact: Arnel Ignacio, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., 562-985-4782, fax: 562.985.2490, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1. Tuition: $6,240 res., $15,168 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Graduate dead­­line: 1/1. Tuition: $7,506 res., $16,740 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 470 music majors, 55 graduate students, 102 faculty, 28,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

California State University (Northridge) Ranked in the top 25 accredited state university programs in the nation, the CSUN Music Department is recognized internationally for excellent preparation in a variety of careers in classical and commercial music. CSUN is located 20 minutes from the center of the film, television, and recording industry of Los Angeles. Contact: Lea Antone, 18111 Nordhoff Street, 818-667-3184, Fax: 818.677.5876, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $4,801 res., $7,405 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11; Media Composition. Graduate deadline: on-going. Tuition: $5,737 res., $8,341 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11. 600 music majors, 70 faculty, 36,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)

The Colburn School, Conservatory of Music (Los Angeles) focuses on training classical instrumental musicians at the highest level. The Colburn School Conservatory of Music provides full tuition, room and board scholarships to qualified college-age applicants. BM PD, AS, and PSC programs in performance are offered, orchestral instruments and piano. Located in downtown Los Angeles. Contact: Kathleen Tesar, 200 South Grand Avenue, 213-621-4534, fax: 213.625.0371, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Degree: 1. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Degrees: 1. 67 music majors, 41 graduate students, 36 faculty, 108 total enrollment. 1 orch.

Pepperdine University (Malibu)

Over­looking the Pacific Ocean, the Department of Music offers a conservatory atmosphere within a Liberal Arts education and exciting musical possibilities on one of the most beautiful campuses in America. This personal and unique environment allows one to be nurtured and refined for a competitive career in music. Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $40,500. 37 facultu, 3,000 total enrollment. Degrees: 1,2,4. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.seaver.pepperdine.edu/finearts/music

San Diego State University School of Music and Dance (San Diego) The School of Music and Dance delivers specialized educational instruction and career development for students by creating an artistic environment based on the unique strengths and knowledge of our accomplished faculty. Our programs emphasize experiential development through high-quality performances, professional engagement, and applied practical training. Contact: Sandra Konar, 5500 Campanile Drive, 619-594-6031, fax: 619.594.1692, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tui­tion: $6,578 res., $372/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9; Artist Diploma, Performers Certificate, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $7,844 res., $372/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,3,4,5,6,9; Performers Certificate, Piano Pedagogy, Artist Diploma. 225 music majors, 50 graduate students, 47 faculty, 35,000  total enrollment. 3 bands, 6 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
(San Francisco)


The San Francisco Conser­vatory of Music educates exceptionally talented musicians from around the world to become artists of the highest caliber, as well as musical citizens prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. Contact: Me­lissa Cocco-Mitten, 50 Oak St., 415-503-6231, fax: 415.503.6299, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $36,500. De­grees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $36,500. Degrees: 1,4,6. 5 music majors, 9  graduate students, 61 faculty, 400 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.sfcm.edu

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park) Voted among the Most Wired, Top Green & Best Value schools in America (Princeton Review), SSU offers generous scholarships and performance opportunities in instrumental, choral, jazz, and music theatre. Close to San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean, SSU’s NASM-accredited music program is housed in the 105,435-square-foot Green Music Center. Contact: Gustavo Flores, 1801 East Cotati Avenue, 707-664-2324, fax: 707.664.3469, [email protected] noma.edu. Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $6,862 res., $6,862+$372/unit non-res. De­­grees 1, 2,9,12. 100 music majors, 35 music faculty, 8,900 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music (Stockton) The Conservatory of Music has been recognized as one of the top music schools for more than 130 years. It is large enough to offer a variety of excellent educational opportunities yet small enough that each student receives a high degree of personal attention. Contact: Katherine Harper, 3601 Pacific Ave., 209-946-2418, fax: 209.946.2770, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $36,390. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,8,9,11. Graduate deadlines: 3/1, 10/1. Tuition: $36,390. Degrees: 2,8. 200 music majors,  40 faculty, 4,700 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Redlands (Redlands) This is a private liberal arts university that offers a conservatory approach in a liberal arts setting. Performance opportunities abound at the university with more than 200 performances presented on campus annually. Wheth­­­er music is your major or you just have an interest in music, everyone is encouraged to participate in the rich, musical environment on campus. Contact: Brad An­drews, 1200 E. Colton Ave., 909-748-8014, fax: 909.335.5183, [email protected] .edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $37,002. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $8,040. De­grees: 1,2,4,6; Artist Diploma. 154 music majors, 32 graduate students, 36 faculty, 2,448 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Colorado
University of Colorado (Boulder) A comprehensive educational experience that incorporates everthing from award-winning performance and jazz studies programs to personalized composition, music education, and music theory offerings, our wide range of high-quality programs focus on student’s success and well-being, developing the whole musician for a fulfilling career in the 21st century. Contact: Fred Peterbark, Imig Music Bldg., 301 UCB, 303-492-8468, fax: 303.492.4724, [email protected] Dead-line: 1/15. Tuition: $10,198 res., $29,650 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,9; Certificate in Music Technology. Graduate dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $9,378 res., $25,542 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; Performance Certificate in Woodwind, Strings, and Vocal Performance. 300 music majors, 250 graduate students, 73 faculty, 30,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 10 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Western State College (Gunnison) The Department of Music in the public liberal arts college offers three music major emphases within the BA in Music: Com­prehensive, Music Education, and Music Business. Performing groups are open to all WSC students. Contact: Timothy Albers,  600 North Adams, 970-943-2169, fax: 970. 943.2329, [email protected] Dead­­line: start of classes. Tuition: $5,782 res., $13,536 non-res., Degree: 1,2; Bachelor of Arts in Music. 35 music majors, 7 faculty, 2,300 total enroll. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

Connecticut
University of Connecticut (Storrs) The Department of Music provides artistic leadership in musical performance, music teaching, and musical scholarship. It offers degree programs for students who wish to pursue professional careers in music. These degree programs are comprehensive and encompass undergraduate programs for future teachers, performers, and scholars as well as Master’s and Doctoral degrees. Contact: Russell Ficarra, 1295 Storrs Road, U-1012, 860-486-3728, fax: 860-486-3796, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $8,064 res., $24,528 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA. 181 music majors, 54 music faculty, 17,008 total enrollment. Grad. deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $9,972 res., $25,884 non-res. Degrees: 1,3-6,8. 76 graduate students, 54 faculty, 6,608 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

University of Hartford, The Hartt School (West Hartford) The Hartt School is the performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford with degree programs in music, dance, and theater and a community division. Educational focus is on individual needs, faculty who teach by doing, and supportive relationships with faculty, staff, and other students. Contact: Lynn Johnson, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, 860-768-4465, fax: 860.768.4441, [email protected] Deadline: 1/2. Tuition: $29,440. Degrees: 1-5,9-13; BA Music, Performing Arts Management BFA Theatre or Dance. Grad­uate deadline: 1/2. Tuition: $8,000-$19,000, depending on degree. Degrees: 1-7; Suzuki Pedagogy. 400 music majors, 150 graduate students, 100 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 11 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
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Delaware
University of Delaware (Newark) The Uni­­versity of Delaware Department of Music offers Bachelor of Music and Bachel­or of Arts Undergraduate and Master of Music degrees as well as music opportunities for nonmajors. Contact: Mary Dun­nack, 100 Or­chard Road, 302-831-8426, fax: 302.831.3589, [email protected]  Tuition: $9,020 res., $24,240 non-res. Degrees: 1-5. Graduate tui­tion: $24,240. Degrees: 1-6. 10 music majors, 6 graduate students, 40 faculty, 255 total enrollment.  3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor.

Florida
Florida Southern College (Lakeland) Per­formance is the key to success at Florida Southern’s music program, from solo recitals to ensemble concerts, one-on-one lessons to comprehensive classroom courses. Whether you want to perform, teach, compose, or develop a life’s passion in music, Florida Southern College offers the tools for a solid artistic foundation. Contact: Bill Langston, 111 Lake Hollings­worth Dr., 863-680-4229, fax: 863.680. 4395, [email protected] Tuition: $24,112. Deg: 1,2,11. 140 music ma­jors, 31 faculty, 1,950 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

Florida State University (Tallahassee) The College of Music is one of the largest and most comprehensive music institutions in the nation. With self-imposed cap of 1150 music students (700 undergraduate and 400 graduate), we are able to offer degree programs through the doctorate in virtually every field of music. Contact: FSU Office of Admissions, 850-644-6102, fax: 850.644.2033, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Degrees: 1-4,7-9,11-12. Graduate deadline: 12/1. De­grees: 1-6,8-10; Master of Music in Opera Production. 750 music majors, 400 grad­uate students, 90 faculty, 1,150 total enrollment. 7 bands, 3 jazz bands, 4 orch., 7 chor.

Jacksonville University (Jacksonville) Jacksonville University’s esteemed music de­gree programs are de­signed to meet a variety of student needs – for those who wish to teach, enter the music business industry, perform professionally in theatre and concert settings, or attend graduate school. Students produce music in an on-campus recording studio for our own record label, Dolphinium Records. Contact: Marisol Preston, 2800 University Blvd. North, 904-256-7000, fax: 904.256.7012, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $27,900. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. 97 music majors, 13 faculty, 3,400 total students. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 1 chor.

Lynn University Conservatory of Music (Boca Raton) We offer a progressive curriculum leading to the BM, MM, and Graduate Certificate, all focused in performance. Additionally, Composition and Instrumental Collaborative Piano (graduate only) programs are offered. Enrollment is limited to 100. All students are guaranteed a chamber group and orchestral seating every semester. Students study with our renowned faculty upon arrival (no grad. assistants). All students receive substantial scholarships. Contact: Madeline Neely, Lynn University Conservatory of Music, 3601 N. Military Trail, 561-237-9011, fax: 561.237.9002, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tui­tion: $30,200. Degrees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $11,160. Degrees: 1,4. 40 music majors, 60 graduate students, 21 faculty, 100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 orchestra.

Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach) is a Christian liberal arts in­stitution that emphasizes Christian life­style within the framework of a non-de­nominational, free-church environment. The music department, accredited by NASM, stresses performance and academics with equal importance. The beautiful South Florida campus is located a five-minute walk to the Atlantic Ocean. Contact: Josue Leon, P.O. Box 24708, 561-803-2400, fax: 561.803.2424, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $24,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,7,9,11. 100 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,250 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.pba.edu

Stetson University (DeLand) An exclusively undergraduate professional program  within an historic comprehensive university, preparing students for professional careers and graduate study in music. Full array of vocal and instrumental ensembles, including opera theatre. A pervasive commitment to artistic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and professionalism within a values-based atmosphere of challenge and support. Contact: Tammy Shistle, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., #8399, 386-822-8975, fax: 386.822. 8948, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tu­i­tion: $32,940. Degrees: 1-4; Music Tech­nology, elective studies outside field (BM, MBA). 220 music majors, 46 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Southeastern University (Lakeland)

Founded in 1935, Southeastern University is a dynamic, Christ-centered university that fosters student success by integrating faith and higher learning. SEU challenges students to prepare professionally for a lifetime of good work and creative service in the Spirit of Christ. Contact: Danny Tindall, 1000 longfellow blvd., 863-667-5000, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1 Tuition: $17,700. Degrees: 1,2,7,12; BA, Music Business. 7 music majors, 10 faculty, 2510 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
SEU.edu/music

University of Miami, Frost School of Music (Coral Gables) Building on its foundation as a conservatory of music, the Frost School of Music is one of the largest and most diverse schools within a private university. It continues to offer premier experiences: The Cleveland Orchestra residency, masterclasses with noted guest artists/com­posers, and a comprehensive spectrum of degree offerings. Contact: Karen Kerr, P.O. Box 248165, 305-284-2241, fax: 305.284.6475, admission. [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $38,440. Degrees: 1,2, 4,8,9,11,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: 28,800. Degrees: 1-6,8-11,13. 398 music majors, 210 graduate students, 55 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 6 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

University of South Florida (Tampa) The School of Music at the University of South Florida aspires to be a leader in redefining musicianship in twenty-first century high education, performance and research. The mission of the School of Music is to offer a distinctive, innovative and professional competitive education at every level. Contact: William Hayden, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. – MUS101, 813-974-1753, 813.974.8721, [email protected] Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,13. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,13. 350 music majors, 120 graduate students, 46,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Georgia
Armstrong Atlantic State University (Sa­van­nah) Visit our picturesque campus and experience for yourself myriad opportunities for young musicians to study, perform, and immerse in music on-stage and in the classroom. Inspirational setting. Superb instruction. Enroll today to begin your music career. Contact: Greg Anderson, 11935 Abercorn Street, 912-344-3185, [email protected] Deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $1,413 res., $5,646 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 55 music majors, 7 faculty, 7,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bnads, 1 orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

Augusta State University (Augusta) is committed to excellence in teaching, advancement of knowledge, and enrichment of the community in a climate that fosters humane values and a lifelong love of learning. The university offers undergraduate programs in arts, sciences, and professional fields of study as well as selected graduate programs. Contact: Katherine Swee­ney, 2500 Walton Way, 706-737-1453, fax: 706.667.4937, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/16. Tuition: $4,600 res., $14,700 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, Bachelor of Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 7/16. Tui­tion: $4,800 res., $15,600 non-res. Degrees: Master of Arts in Teaching. 105 music ma­jors, 7 grad­uate students, 29 faculty, 7,200 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Columbus State University, Schwob  School of Music (Columbus) The Schwob School of Music of Columbus State Uni­versity has become one of the leading and fastest-growing university-level music programs in the Southeast. The accomplished artist faculty serve an internationally diverse student population. In 2008-09 the Schwob School was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award for Depart­ments and Programs by the Board of Re­gents of the University System of Georgia. Contact: Debra Tommey, 4225 University Ave., 706-649-7224, fax: 706.649.7369, [email protected] Dead­line: 6/30. Tuition: $5,996 res., $17,900 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $3,830 res., $10,310 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 230 music majors, 30 graduate students, 36 faculty, 260 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 3 chor.
music.columbusstate.edu

Emory University (Atlanta) Emory offers innovative, rigorous, libral arts curriculum which combines state-of-the-art university resources and a commitment to teaching undergraduate students. The high quality music program emphasizes a lifelong relationship with excellence in music-making, regardless of chosen profession. Contact: Scott Allen, 1390 Oxford Rd.,  404-727-6036, fax: 404.727.4303, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $38,600. Degrees: 1,4,7,9. 160 music majors, 18 music faculty, 6,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Georgia College and State University (Milledgeville) is a liberal arts university with a focus on developing and maintaining an excellent learning and production environment for those who are committed to the performing arts and cultural activities. Contact: Allyson Epps, 231 W. Hancock St. CBX 66, 478-445-5995, fax: 478.445.3653, [email protected] Deadline: 4/2. Tui­tion: $3,236 res., $11,755 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $5,922 res., $21,690 non-res. Degrees: 2,8. 100 music majors, 35 graduate students, 29 faculty, 7,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.gcsu.edu

Georgia State University (Atlanta) Lo­cated in downtown Atlanta, GSU offers one of the most comprehensive music programs in the Southeast, including exceptional performing opportunities, world-class concert spaces, outstanding faculty, advanced technology, excellent library, and research support and a distinctive focus on career development. Concen­trations include performance, composition, music management, music education, recording/technology, and jazz. Contact: David Smart, PO Box 4097, 404-413-5900, fax: 404.413.5910, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $7,070 res., $25,280 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,11,13. Grad­uate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $7,200 res., $28,800 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9. 400 music majors, 75 graduate students, 70 faculty, 31,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.music.gsu.edu

Mercer University (Macon)

Small enough to relate to students on an individual basis, yet large enough to offer a wide range of opportunities, the school of music offers undergraduate degrees in performance or music education, master degrees in performance or church music, and new in 2011-12, an Artist’s Diploma program. Contact: Douglas Hill, 1400 Coleman Ave., 478-301-5751, fax: 478.301.5633, [email protected] Dead-line: 3/31. Tuition: $30,360. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $595/semester hour. Degrees: 1,6,7; Artist Diploma. 100 music ma­jors, 18 graduate students, 30 faculty, 8,00 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://music.mercer.edu

University of Georgia (Athens) The School of Music offers a comprehensive slate of degrees, emphasizing scholarship, artistic performance, and research, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. High standards of musical performance and academic achievement are required for admission. Prospective students must submit applications to both the University of Georgia and the School of Music. Contact: Mary Leglar, 706-542-3737, fax: 706.542. 2773, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $9,472 res., $27,682 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8. Graduate deadline: 7/1. 350 music majors, 60 music faculty, 36,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 9 chor.

University of West Georgia (Carrollton) Our mission is to educate students through activities culminating in the creation, performance, and promotion of music. The department involves, serves, educates, and enriches the UWG community and residents throughout the region, providing music students opportunities to develop their skills as performers and teachers. Contact: Kelly Prescott, 1601 Maple St., 678-839-6516, fax: 678.839.6259, [email protected] Dead-line: 6/1. Tuition: $2,367 res., $8355 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9; Piano Pedagogy, Elective Studies in Business. Grad­uate deadline: 7/16. Tuition. $3,097 res., $9,610 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 100 music ma­jors, 10 graduate students, 21faculty, 11,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 chors.

Valdosta State University (Valdosta) The VSU Department of Music is proud to offer a unique and compelling educational op­tion for a serious music student in the 21st century. In addition to outstanding band, jazz, and choral programs, the Valdosta Symphony Orchestsra is in residence on our campus. Contact: James Shrader, 1500 N. Patterson, 229-333-5804, fax: 229.259.  5578, [email protected] Tuition: $3,222 res., $9,310 non-res. De­grees: 1,2; BA in Music. Graduate Tui­tion: $3,549 res., $10,315 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 170 music majors, 16 graduate students, 12 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Idaho
University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music (Moscow) Our music courses and curricula prepare elementary, secondary, and college teachers of music; train professional musicians; enrich the cultural environment for students and provide liberal-arts instruction. The students and faculty engage in research in music performance and teaching for the general benefit of the public and the discipline of music. Contact: Susan Hess, PO Box 444015, 208-885-6231, fax: 208.885.7254, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $5,856 res., $18,376 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,12. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $6,682 res., $19,202 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5. 230 music majors, 28 faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, orch., 2 chor.

Illinois
Augustana College (Rock Island) is a private, selective liberal arts college located in Rock Island, Illinois. Our focus on creating a well-rounded experience for our students has generated an environment of learning that goes way beyond the classroom. The Department of Music belongs to NASM. Contact: Margaret Ellis, 639 38th Street, 309-794-7333, fax: 309.794. 7433, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $33,363. Degrees: 1,2,4,9; Pre-music therapy. 110 music majors, 49 music faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.augustana.edu/music

Bradley University (Peoria) Founded in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in the libral and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and health sciences. Contact: David Vro­man, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., 309-677-2595, fax: 309.677.3871, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $26,400. Degrees: 1,2,4,11; Music Minor. 110 music majors, 28 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Columbia College (Chicago) is dedicated to excellence in educating contemporary musicians. We offer distinctive undergraduate programs in composition, instrumental performance, jazz studies, and vocal performance within the framework of a liberal arts education. Columbia’s mission is to prepare students for a successful career in contemporary and popular music. Contact: Murphy Monroe, 600 South Michigan Avenue, 312-369-7130, fax: 312.369.8024, [email protected] Tuition: $19,140. Degrees: 1,4,9; BA, BMus. Graduate tui­tion: $15,048. Degrees: 1,4,9; MFA. 760 music majors, 24 graduate students, 83 faculty, 12,662 total enrollment. (2010 data)

DePaul University (Chicago)

At DePaul School of Music you will learn from a faculty of working, professional musicians in a collaborative, performance-focused environment. You will work with classmates and instructors who will guide you toward success in the world of music. You will grow, achieve, and create great music. Contact: Ross Beacraft, 804 W. Belden Ave., 773-325-7444, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $32,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,13. Graduate deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $16,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. 375 music majors, 117 graduate students, 120 faculty,   24,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
music.depaul.edu

Illinois State University (Normal) Illinois State University School of Music provides individualized attention providing large university opportunites in a small school enviroment, placing the learner at the center of teaching and research. Education and development beyond the classroom cultivates the appreciation of lifelong learning in all music students at Illinois State University. Contact: Janet Tulley, Campus Box 2200, 309-438-7631, fax: 309.438.5833, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $12,230 res., $19,521 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8,12; Libral Arts, Music Business. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $6,849 res., $12,375 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,8; Collaborative Piano. 406 music majors, 60 graduate students, 45 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor. 

Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington) Nationally recognized for its long tradition of academic and music excellence, IWU provides students with the knowledge and skills required for careers as performers, educators, composers, and scholars. Students receive rigorous professional traning by a fully-accredited school of music (NASM since 1930). Contact: Laura Dolan, PO Box 2900, 309-556-3063, fax: 309.556.3121, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $36,392. Degrees: 1,2,4,12. 200 music majors, 50 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Millikin University (Decatur) Our mission statement is clear, to develop the whole musician – artistically, intellectually, and technically – through the integration of theory and practice. Our graduates are living proof of this collaborative effort as they work in our communities as respected educators, performing musicians, and businesspersons. Contact: Nancy Freeman, 1184 W. Main St., 217-424-6300, fax: 217.420.6652, [email protected] Dead­line: floating. Tuition: $27,852. De­grees: 1,2,11. 330 music maj., 56 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 7 chor.

North Central College (Naperville) North Central College is a community of learners dedicated to preparing students ro be informed, involved, principled and productive citizens and leaders over a lifetime. North Central offers the personalized atmosphere of a small libral arts college, while its programs provide many of the benefits of a major university. Contact: Ashley Dudich, 30 N. Brainard St., 630-637-5800, fax: 630.637.5819, [email protected] Tui­tion: $29,493. Degrees: 1,2,9,12, 90 music majors, 46 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment.
www.northcentralcollege.edu

Northeastern Illinois University (Chi­cago) Small class sizes afford students the opportunity to study with outstanding faculty as well as internationally acclaimed guest artists who conduct masterclasses, lectures, and workshops. Contact: Admissions Office, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., 773-442-5900, fax: 773.442.5910, [email protected] Deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $5,781 res., $9,906 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Grad­uate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $5,029 res., $9,154 non-res. Degrees: Applied Music Pedagogy. 110 music majors, 30 graduate students, 32 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb)  Study with an extraordinary faculty of artists and scholars, including the Avalon String Quartet, artists-in-residence. Graduate in-residence programs for string quartet, wind quintet, brass quintet. Nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate programs in Jazz Studies. Contact: Lynn Slater, School of Music, 815-753-1546, fax: 815.753.1759, [email protected] Deadline: 2/25. Tuition: $8,600 res., $17,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Grad­uate deadline: 2/25. Tuition: $7,400 res., $14,400 non-res. De­grees: 1,2; in­dividual specializations in jazz studies and other areas. 300 music majors, 100 graduate students, 65 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.niu.edu/music

North Park University (Chicago) is Chris­­tian, urban, and multicultural. The School of Music offers a personalized education in music and combined with the opportunities of the city, the degree programs are both nurturing and challenging. Contact: Rebecca Olthafer, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 19, 773-244-5623, fax: 773.279.7310, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $20,990. Degrees: 1,2,4,7; BA. Graduate tuition: $750/cr. hr. (approx. $13,500/yr. for 36 credits). Degrees: Masters in Vocal Performance. 76 music majors, 13 graduate students, 49 faculty, 2,096 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Northwestern University, Bienen School of Music (Evanston) One of the oldest degree-granting music institutions in the United States, The Northwestern Uni­versity Bienen School of Music combines a nationally ranked music porgram of conservatory-level intensity with the academic rigor and scholarly resources found only at a world-class private research university. Undergraduates may pursue a double-degree or self-designed degree program in addition to traditional degrees. Contact: Ryan O’Mealey, 711 Elgin Road, 847-491-3141, fax: 847.491.5260, [email protected] Pre-Screen 12/1. Deadline: 1/1. Tuition: $41,592. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $41,592. Degrees: 1-6. 400 music majors, 200 graduate students, 125 faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 orch., 5 chor.
www.music.northwestern.edu

Roosevelt University, College of Perform­ing Arts (Chicago) Studying music at Roosevelt means learning from incredible, award-winning faculty, CSO and Lyric Opera musicians, and international soloists and artists. It also means living and learning in one of the world’s best cities for the arts. Contact: Admissions, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Room 918, 312-341-6735, fax: 312.341.6358, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $31,900 Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12. Graduate deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $31,900. Degrees: 1,4; Orchestral Studies. 230 music majors, 130 graduate students, 125 fa­culty, 520 total enrollment. 1 band, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.roosevelt.edu/ccpa

Saint Xavier University (Chicago) The De­partment of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and offers three degree programs: Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and Bachelor of Arts in Music. The Department also offers a music mi­nor program. Contact: Andrea Caruso, 3700 W. 103rd St., 773-298-3421, fax: 773.298.3429, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $26,280. Degrees: 1,2. 40 music ma­jors, 5 faculty, 2,700 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Southern Illinois University (Carbon­dale) SIUC School of Music offers students performing opportunities from the first semester of enrollment, low faculty-to-student ratios affording personal academic attention, and newly renovated facilities in a historical building on a beautiful campus. Music scholarships are available on a competitive basis. Contact: Susan Daven­port, 1000 S. Normal Ave., Mail Code 4302, 618-536-8742, fax: 618.453.5808, [email protected] Deadline: Rolling. Tuition: $7,794 res., $19,485 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11,12. Piano Peda­gogy. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $3,280 res., $8,200 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,12, Colla­borative Piano. 150 music majors, 30 graduate students, 28 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
http://music.siuc.edu

University of Illinois (Urbana) The mission of the School of Music is to advance the art of music and its related disciplines. It seeks to educate students in the various fields of the profession and to promote an understanding of music on the campus and in the larger community. Contact: Michael Holmes, 1114 W. Nevada St., 217-244-7899, fax: 217.244.4585, musicadmissions
@illinois.edu. Deadline 1/2. Tui­tion: $11,104 res., $25,246 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $10,908 res., $24,174 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 800 music majors, 100 faculty, 31,540 total enrollment. 11 bands, 6 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

VanderCook College of Music (Chicago)

VanderCook College of Music is the only degree-granting institution in America solely devoted to the career preparation of professional band, choral, and string and general, music educators. Offering both bachelors and master’s degrees in music education, as well as certifications, the program is designed to be hands-on, practical, and comprehensive. Contact: Amy Lenting, 3140 South Federal St., 312-225-6288, fax: 312.225.5211, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $21,900. De­gree: 2. 140 music majors, 140 total en­rollment. Graduate tui­tion: $5,520. De­gree: 2. 193 graduate students, 193 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.vandercook.edu

Western Illinois University (Macomb) School of Music performance and ensemble experiences include large, small, traditional, specialized, and unique musical productions and performing organizations. The ratio of music majors to full-time faculty is 6:1. Opportunities for scholarships, talent awards, and assistantships are plentiful. Contact: Yvonne Oliver, 1 University Circle, 309-298-1087, fax: 309.298.1968, [email protected] Dead-line: continuous. Tui­tion: $9,980 res., $13,804 non-res. De­grees:1-6,8-13. Graduate deadline: 3/15.  Tuition: $5,060 res., $10,121 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9. 240 music majors, 35 graduate students, 43 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
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Indiana
Anderson University (Anderson) is a na­tionally recognized and NASM-accredited School of Music at a top-tier Christian university. Com­prehensive degree programs and ensemble opportunities, including annual opera productions, in a small college setting. Summer courses include Master’s in Music Education and Orff Schulwerk Cer­tif­ication. Audition before 2/28 for undergraduate scholarship consideration. Con­tact: Beth Doub, 1100 East Fifth St., 800-619-3047, fax: 765.641.3807, [email protected] Deadline: rolling, 2/28 for scholarship consideration. Tuition: $24,540. De­grees: 1,2,7, Music Business. Grad­uate deadline: May. Tuition: $340/ cre­dit hour. Degree: 2. 153 music majors, 22 graduate students, 42 faculty, 2,022 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Ball State University (Muncie) The Ball State University School of Music provides innovative programs, new music activities,  a wide and varied performance program, and a national leadership in music education. Learm more online about our degree programs, auditioning for admission to the school, award-winning faculty, and our graduate placement record. Undergraduate con­tact: Keith Kothman, 2000 West University Ave., 765-285-5503, fax: 765.285.5401, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $9,000 res., $22,980 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,14. Graduate contact: Linda Pohly, 2000 West University Ave., 765-285-5502, [email protected] Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $10,504 res., $23,214 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 443 music majors, 107 grad­uate students, 70 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.bsu.edu/music

Bethel College (Mishawaka) The music department (accredited by NASM) believes music is a gift from God and strives to bring each student to an understanding of the pedagogical, historical, and theoretical as­pects of musical performance while striving for the highest levels of technical and artistic performance. Contact: Robert Ham, 1001 Bethel Circle, fax: 574.807.7806, [email protected] Dead­line: 8/7. Tui­tion: $20,978. Degrees: 1,2; Church Music Minor, Music Minor. 45 music ma­jors, 8 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor., ensembles. 
www.BethelCollege.edu

DePauw University (Greencastle) The DePauw University School of Music provides excellence in undergraduate music training by preparing students for distinction as performers, scholars, and teachers. The supportive educational environment of the school fosters outstanding musicianship, stimulates the intellect, cultivates creative teaching and learning, and inspires achievement in all walks of life. Contact: Corinna Nash-Wnuk, 101 E. Seminary St., 765-658-4118, fax: 765.658.4007, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $36,500. Degrees: 1,2; General Music, 5-year double degree, BM/BA. 170 music majors, 50 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.depauw.edu/music

Goshen College (Goshen) is a liberal arts college dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive, responsible Christians. As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, we seek to integrate Christian values with educational, social, and professional life. Come perform in our new Sau­der Concert Hall with acousitcs that rival Carnegie Hall. Contact: Department of Music, 1700 South Main St., 800-348-7422, fax: 574.535.7609, [email protected] Tui­tion: $25,700. Degrees: 1,2,7,11; Piano Pedagogy. 40 music majors, 6 music faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Indiana State University (Terre Haute) The ISU School of Music graduates outstanding undergraduate majors in music  education, music business, and performance. Baccalureate graduates experience a near 100% placement rate in teaching and music industry positions as well as graduate school in music. Master’s graduates go on to experience success in higher education and other music careers. Contact: Carol Thomas, School of Music, 812-237-2771, fax: 812.237.3009, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $7,782 res., $17,006 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,10,11. Gra­d­uate tui­tion: $353/credit hr. res., $694/credit hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 240 music students, 43 faculty, 11,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington) The school offers the benefits of a world-class conservatory with the re­sources of a major research university, all in one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. With over 1,100 performances an­nually, including 7 fully staged operas, and 3 ballets. There are numerous performing opportunities. Contact: Townsend Plant, 1201 E. 3rd Street, 812-855-7998, fax: 812.856.6086, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1. Tuition: $8,432 res., $28,449 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,13; AS String Technology. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $486/ credit res., $1,418/credit non-res. Degrees: 1-7,9. 798 music majors, 863 Graduate Students, 180 faculty, 40,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 7 orch., 13 chor.

University of Evansville (Evansville) UE’s Department of Music is a community of students and artist-teachers working together to achieve artistic excellence and professional results. Our comprehensive curriculum combines the benefits of a conservatorylike atmosphere with the traditions of a liberal arts education. With an emphasis on active learning, students gain extensive experience in their chosen fields. Con­tact: Eva Key, 1800 Lincoln Ave., 812-488-2742, fax: 812.488.2101, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $39,000. Degrees: 1,2,8,11; BS in Music, Jazz Studies Certificate, Suzuki Pedagogy Certificate. 115 music majors, 27 faculty, 2,961 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

Valparaiso University (Valparaiso) The Department of Music offers a rigorous music curriculum, outstanding ensembles, excellent studio instruction and, most important, a faculty focused on nurturing the gifts of the college undergraduate. Facilities include the VU Center for the Arts and the Chapel of the Resurrection, one of the world’s largest collegiate chapels. Contact: Janice Miller, 1709 Chapel Drive, 219-464-5454, fax: 219.464.5244, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $30,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,10. 100 music majors, 35 faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.valpo.edu
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Iowa
Coe College (Cedar Rapids)

Coe College is a selective, private, nationally recognized four-year coeducational liberal arts institution providing superior educational experiences for students since 1851. Coe offers Bachelor of Music degrees in education, performance, and composition and  the Bachelor of Arts in Music. Contact: Bob Benson, 1220 1st Avenue, NE, 319-399-8521, fax: 319.399.8209, rbenson @coe.edu. Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $39,950. Degrees: 1-4; Bachelor of Arts in Music. 45 music majors,7 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, 1,357 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.coe.edu/academics/music

Iowa State University (Ames) A comprehensive program of professional studies for students who wish to prepare for careers in music, including teaching, performance, and composition, and for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in music. Courses in music literature, theory, and areas of performance for all students, regardless of major. Contact: Tam­my Krock, 149 Music Building, 515-294-3831, fax: 515.294.6409, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $7,486 res., $19,357 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 145 music majors, 35 faculty, 145 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Iowa Wesleyan College (Mt. Pleasant) Focus is on Music Education leading towards Iowa K-12 certification in music. Also offering a music perfomance degree program with internships in church music and business. Contact: David Johnson, 601 Main St., 319-385-6373, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $30,000. Degrees: 1,2. 16 music majors, 6 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 Jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Luther College (Decorah) 150 years of tradition in academic excellence, with  strong influence of instrumental and vocal music within the liberal arts context. Music major concentrations include performace, music education, church music, theory/composition and music management. Nearly 40% of all students at Luther participate in music. Contact: Gregory Peterson, 700 College Dr., 563-387-1208, fax: 563.387.1076, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $34,735. De­grees: 1-4,7,11. 340 music majors, 55 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.
http://music.luther.edu

Northwestern College (Orange City) A Northwestern education is a Christian academic community engaging students in a courageous and faithful learning and living that empowers them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world.  Contact: Laura De Boer, 101 7th Street SW, 712-707-7062, fax: 712.707.7062, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/25. Tuition: $32,066. Degrees: 1,2,7; Music Ministry, music minor. 45 music majors, 6 faculty, 1,250 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Iowa (Iowa City) The University of Iowa School of Music has long been recognized as one of the excellent university-based schools of music in the US. Its international reputation within the fine arts community attracts the highest-caliber students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Contact: Pauline Wieland, 375 CSM5. 319-335-1604, [email protected] Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $7,765 res., $25,009 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $8,982 res., $24,340 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. 450 music majors, 60 faculty, 450 total enrollment. 5 bands, 7 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
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Kansas
Bethany College (Lindsborg) The mission of the Bethany College Music Department is to nurture, challenge and guide developing musicians, to train the future educators for both classroom and studio areas, and to provide performance opportunities for students, faculty and community members.  Contact: Vicki Cornett, 335 E. Swensson St., 800-826-2281, fax: 785.227.2004, [email protected] Deadline: ongoing. Tuition: $21,077. Degrees: 1,2. Seven music majors, 17 faculty, 642 total enrollment. 10 band, 2 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Bethel College (North Newton) Music is an important part of Bethel College culture. Our student body has a wide range of musical tastes and abilities. There are numerous opportunities for students to perform and to attend high quality performances. At least a quarter of the student body is involved in music some way. Contact: Todd Moore, 300 East 27th Street, 316-284-5230, [email protected] Tui­tion: $21,700. Degrees: 1,2,12. 15 music majors, 15 faculty, 476 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Kansas State University (Manhattan) More than 3,000 Kansas State students participate in music. Our music education program, in particular, is one of the strongest programs anywhere. Kansas State University’s Department of Music is committed to the highest ideals of music education, performance, scholarship, and service to the arts. Con­tact: Gary Mor­tenson, 109 McCain Aud­itor­ium, 785-532-3800, fax: 785.532.6899, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tui­tion: $8,588 res., $17,175 non-res. Degrees: 1-5. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $310 per credit hours res., $699 per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 250 music majors, 80 graduate students, 36 faculty, 18,778 total enrollment. 7 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 9 chor. 
http://www.k-state.edu/music

Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg) is a comprehensive, regional institution in the southeast corner of Kansas. The music program focuses on music education but also provides performance and bachelor of arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees. Contact: 1701 S. Broadway, 620-235-4466, fax: 620.235.4468, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $5,162 res., $14,166 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: rolling. Tuition: $5,794 res., $13,664 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 100 music majors, 15 graduate students, 15 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

University of Kansas (Lawrence) The School of Music at the University of Kansas offers an array of programs of study at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels and contributes to the arts community through student, faculty and visiting artist performances. Contact:  Rita Riley, 1530 Naismith Dr., 785-864-3436, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: resident $8,364 compact or standard $7,611; non-resident  $21,750 (fixed for four years) or standard $19,500. Degrees: 1-9;12; organ. Priority graduate deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $2,659 res., $6,221 non-res. Degrees: 1-9, voice, opera. 300 music majors, 220 grad., 63 faculty. 4 bands, 10 jazz bands, 1 orch., 10 chor.  

Wichita State University (Wichita) Wichita State University is recognized for its Performance, Music Education, and Composition faculty. Applied faculty are Principal players in the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and our Music Education students are placed in schools throughout the state of Kansas and the midwest. Contact: Russ Widener, 1845 Fairmount, 316-978-3500, fax: 316.978.3625, [email protected] Deadline: start of school. Tuition: $157.40/hr res., $425.20/hr non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,12. Graduate dealine: start of school. Tuition: $215.85/hr res., $600.50/hr non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 220 music majors, 75 graduate students, 50 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.
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Kentucky
Asbury College (Wilmore) is an accredited institutional member of the National As­sociation of Schools of Music. Music faculty help students gain a high level of performance proficiency, a firm theoretical and historical foundation, a solid preparation for a music career and/or graduate study, with a fusion of Christian faith and practice. Contact: Glen Flanigan, 1 Macklem Dr., 859-859-3511, fax: 859.858.3921, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $24,058. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,7. 40 music ma­jors, 24 faculty, 1,465 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Kentucky Wesleyan College (Owensboro)  provides music students with opportunities in performance, practical internship applications, and a solid base of music and liberal arts studies. Graduates succeed in employment. Con­tact: Lauren Lee, 3000 Frederica St., 270-852-3120, fax: 270.852.3133, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tuition: $17,980. De­grees: 1,2,7,11. 25 music ma­jors, 7 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 chor. (2010 data)

Murray State University (Murray) The Department of Music is a hallmark of musical activity both on campus and in the region. The degree programs, courses, applied lessons, and ensemble experiences enhance the students’ understanding, appreciation, and value of music. They engender in students a pursuit of knowledge and wonder for music. Contact: Pamela Wurgler, 504 Fine Arts Bldg, 270-809-4288, fax: 270.809.3965, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Degrees: 1,2,11. 200 music majors, 23 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

University of Kentucky (Lexington) The UK School of Music is one of 10 designated areas of excellence within the university for its outstanding programs. The school has achieved awards and national recognition for high-caliber education in opera, choral and instrumental performance, as well as for music education, composition, theory, and music history. Contact: UK School of Music, 105 Fine Arts Building, 859-257-4900, fax: 859.257.9576, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $9,128 res., $18,740 non-res. Degrees: 1-3,5,10. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $9,866 res., $20,326 non-res. Degrees: 1-8,10. 260 music ma­­jors, 160 graduate students, 50 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 10 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

University of Louisville (Louisville) Founded in 1932, the School of Music has been located on the Belknap campus since 1980 in a building specifically designed for music. The building contains 44 teaching studios, 76 practice rooms, 7 classrooms, 2 rehearsal halls, 3 dance studios, music library, acoustical reality lab, and 2 performance halls. Contact: Toni Robinson, School of Music Admissions, 502-852-1623, fax: 502.852.0520, [email protected] Scholarship deadline: 2/18. Tuition: $8,930 res., $21,650 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,8,9.  Scholarship graduate deadline: 2/18. Tuition: $9,692 res., $20,168 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 270 music majors, 60 graduate students, 74 faculty, 15,818 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green) provides students with rigorous academic programs, places a premium on teaching and student learning, and is a leading American university with international reach. Contact: Mitzi Groom, 1906 College Heights Blvd., 270-745-3751, fax: 270.745. 6855, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tuition: $7,560 res., $18,840 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Liberal Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: open. Tuition: $8,320 res., $9,220 non-res. Degree: 2. 200 music majors, 25 graduate students, 40 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)
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Louisiana
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) The LSU School of Music has been designated one of seven Foundations of Excel­lence on the LSU campus. The school is com­prised of an international faculty and its students are among national and international award winners. Contact: School of Music, 102 School of Music, 225-578-3261, fax: 225.578.2562, [email protected] Dead-line: 4/15. Tuition: $6,504 res., $9,684 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 5/15. Tui­tion: $3,732 res., $10,316 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 262 music majors, 225 graduate students, 55 faculty, 487 music school enroll., 28,200 total university enroll. Band, jazz band, orch., chor.  

Loyola University (New Orleans) A Loyola education is academically rigorous, Christian, and firmly committed to the liberal arts. It provides professional training for musicians and fine art students in one of  the world’s great cultural cities. All faculty members are actively engaged in their professions. Contact: Donald Boomgaar-den, 6363 St. Charles Ave., 504-865-3039, fax: 504.865.2852, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $33,550. Degrees: 1-13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $744/hr. Degrees: 1-13. 450 music majors, 42 full-time faculty, 50 part-time faculty, 6,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

McNeese State University (Lake Charles) The foundation for student success begins with faculty commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and creative and scholarly activity. At McNeese State Univesity, a member of the University of Louisiana System, students cultivate skills for critical thinking and effective expression and gain understanding of the global community. Contact: April Millet, MSU Box 91740, 337-475-5146, fax: 337.475.5550, [email protected] Deadline: 1/6. Tuition: $2,626 res., $4,013 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 1/6. Tuition: $2,425 res., $6,836 non-res. 132 music majors, 17 faculty, 8,941 total enrollment. 7 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Northwestern State University (Natchit­o­ches) The NSU Music program strives to educate both undergraduate and graduate students in a nurturing environment. A diverse and internationally known faculty strive to help students achieve their goals of excellence in both performance and music education. A concentration in sacred music is also available for study. Contact: Bill Brent, 140 Central Avenue, 318-357-4522, fax: 318.357.5906, [email protected] Tuition: $2,800 res., $5,800 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,7; Concentration in Church Music. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Tui­­tion: $3,000 res., $6,000 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 185 music majors, 20 graduate students, 22 faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

University of Louisiana (Monroe) The mission of ULM’s Division of Music is the preparation of professional musicians within the areas of Music Education, Per­formance, Theory and Composition, and History and Literature; the establishment of a cultural climate on campus; and the provision of musical services to local schools, areas, and regions surrounding the University. Contact: Derle Long, 700 Uni­versity Ave., 318-342-3811, fax: 318. 342.1599, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $3,625 res., $10,374.68 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,12. 115 music majors, 23 faculty, 9,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Maine
University of Maine (Orono) UMaine, within the School of Performing Arts, offers the future and present music educators of our state and region degree programs at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. We also offer programs concentrating in Performance and general B.A. in music for those who prefer a liberal arts emphasis.  Contact: Cathy Brown, School of Performing Arts, Class of 1944 Hall, 207-581-4703, fax: 207.581.4701, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $10,588 res., $26,308 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9; BA. Graduate tuition: $8,606 res., $22,718 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 150 music majors,  26 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
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Maryland
The Johns Hop­kins University, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore) Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Conser-vatory was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, Peabody boasts a preeminent faculty, a nurturing, collaborative learning environment, and the academic resources of one of the nation’s leading universities, Johns Hopkins. Contact: David Lane, 1 E. Mt. Ver­non Pl., 410-234-4848, fax: 410.659.8102, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $37,000. De­grees: 1,2,4,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $37,000. De­grees: 1-6,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. 334 music majors, 454 graduate students, 160 faculty. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.peabody.jhu.edu

Towson University (Towson) Degree programs in music are fully accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Council for Accredi­tation of Teacher Education. Contact: Mary Ann Criss, 8000 York Road, 410-704-2836, [email protected] Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $7,656 res., $19,114 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 6/15. Tuition: $419/credit res., $776/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 300 music ma­jors, 55 graduate students, 95 faculty, 21,605 total enrollment. 14 bands, 6 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)

University of Maryland (Baltimore County) Our extensive performance op­portunities give students the chance to shine, while our low student-to-teacher ratio ensures a personalized educational experience. Contact: Connie Bailey, 1000 Hilltop Cir.-FA509, 410-455-2942, fax: 410.455.1181, [email protected] Dead-line: 2/1. Tuition: $9,171 res., $19,108 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. 160 music ma­jors, 43 faculty, 12,888 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Massachusetts
The Boston Conservatory (Boston) trains exceptional young performing artists for careers that enrich and transform the human experience. Known for its multi-disciplinary environment, the Con­ser­vatory offers fully accredited graduate and undergraduate programs in music, dance, and theater. The intimacy of our class settings provides a student-centered atmosphere that is uniquely intensive and supportive. Contact: Sipra Agrawal, 8 The Fen­way, 617-912-9153, fax: 617.247.3159, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $35,800. Degrees: 1,4,12. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $33,800-$35,800. Degrees: 1,2,4, 6,12. 216 music students, 189 graduate students, 125 faculty, 703 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 orch., 2 chor.

Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater) With easy public transportation to Boston, Bridgewater State University provides exciting opportunities for music performance and education for both music majors and non-majors within a challenging and supportive setting including a wide range of performance opportunities spanning several genres and styles. Contact: Admissions, 40 Cedar St., 508-531-1237, fax: 508.531.1746, [email protected] Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $7,553 res., $13,692 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $8,388. Degrees: 2. 50 music majors, 15 graduate students, 39 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Longy School of Music (Cambridge) is a degree-granting conservatory in Harvard Square in Cam­bridge. The school offers an intimate learning environment with outstanding faculty who promote profound musical understanding, technical mastery, and growth of imagination. Longy students perform frequently in numerous chamber groups and large ensembles at school and throughout the Boston area. Contact: Alex Powell, 1 Follen St., 617-876-0956, fax: 617.876.9326, [email protected] Dead-line: 12/1. Degrees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $29,700 MM, $23,850 Graduate Performance Di­ploma, $19,100 Artist Diploma. Degrees: 1,4,9. 230 music students, 106 faculty, 230 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 1 chor.

New England Conservatory (Boston) is recognized as one of the premier conservatories in the world today. Faculty and alumni are renowned in classical, jazz, and world music as soloists and ensemble members. Home to celebrated Jordan Hall. Long-standing ties to Boston Symphony Orch­estra, located across the street. Contact: Chris Daly, 290 Huntington Ave., 617-585-1101, fax: 617.585.1115, admission @necmusic.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $36,250. Degrees: 1,4,9; Contem­porary Im­provisation. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $33,100. Degrees: 1,2-6,9; Con­temporary Improvisation. 380 music ma­jors, 370 graduate students, 212 music faculty, 750 total enrollment. 2 bands, 25 jazz bands, 4 orch., 4 chor. 

University of Massachusetts (Amherst)  The Department of Music and Dance is com­­mitted to providing the finest music education possible within a culture of innovation, creativity, and experimentation; to achieve national prominence in scholarly and creative activity; and to expand collaborative efforts with other colleges and arts organizations. Contact: Christopher Thorn­ley, 273 Fine Arts Center, 413-545-6048, fax: 413.545.2092, [email protected] .edu. Deadlines: 10/1 Spring, 1/15 Fall, 4/15 trans­fer. Tuition and fees: $12,612 res., $25,400 non-res. New England res.; $17,663 Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate dead­line: 10/1 Spring, 1/15 Fall. Tuition: $110/cr. hr.+ fees res.; $414/cr. hr.+ fees New England res.; $192/cr. hr. + fees non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 207 music majors, 69 graduate students, 51 faculty, 21,373 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor., 3 percussion ensembles.
www.umass.edu/music
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Michigan
Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant) The School of Music provides a broad range of undergraduate and gradute programs for professional preparation in music, advanced studies in music as a liberal art, and applied and academic courses and experiences for the general university student. Contact: Linda Switalski, Music Building 162, 989-774-1950, fax: 989.774.3766, [email protected] Deadline: 3/17. Tuition: $10,740 res., $23,670 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,12. Grad­uate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $8,406 res., $13,788 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 374 music students, 103 grad­uate students, 43 faculty, 28,389 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) EMU Music and Dance offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music education, music therapy, performance, and dance within the setting of a major university. Small classes taught by professors, lots of personal attention, performance opportunities, world-class faculty. Affordable education and in-state tuition for Ohio residents.  Contact: Whitney Prince, 101 Alexander Music Bldg., 734-487-4380, fax: 734.487.6939, [email protected] Deadline: 3/16. Tui­tion: $7,408 res., $21,820 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8; BA/BS. Grad­uate deadline: 3/16. Tuition: $10,400 res., $20,400 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 360 music students, 50 grad­­uate students, 46 faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Grand Valley State University (Allendale)
is a four-year public university. The Music Department is a center for artistic excellence in musical performance, teaching, and scholarship. Contact: Valerie Stoelzel, 1 Campus Dr., 616-331-3484, fax: 616.331.3100, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $9,176 res., $14,030 non-res. De­grees: 1-5. 275 music majors, 31 faculty, 24,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Hope College (Holland) Study music at one of this nation’s finest liberal arts colleges. Be part of a stylistically diverse department that includes 40 renowned faculty and 20 superb ensembles. At Hope we serve all students from music majors and minors to elective students. Whatever your interest in music, Hope has a place for you. Contact: Andrew Meyers, 69 East 10th Street, 6116-395-7000, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $26,860. Degrees: 1,2,7,9,13. 100 music majors, 40 faculty, 3,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 8 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.
www.hope.edu/academic/music

Michigan State University (East Lansing) The MSU College of Music provides a welcoming, challenging environment de­signed to foster innovation and creativity while helping every student achieve professional excellence. Contact: Ben­jamin Ebener, 102 Music Bldg., 517-355-2140, fax: 517.432.8209, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $11,722 res., $29,160 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $10,242 res., $20,116 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9, Collaborative Piano, Pi­ano Pedagogy, Performance Diploma. 644music majors, 75 faculty, 36,058 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 4 orch., 8 chor.

Northern Michigan University (Mar­quette) The Music Department educates students, the university, and the general public about all music genres. We offer teachers and community members the opportunity to refine their musical skills and understanding. Supporting a variety of ensemble programs that are open to all students. Faculty and student recitals enhance the area’s cultural environment. Contact: Donald Grant, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., 906-227-2563, fax: 906.227.2165, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: open. Tuition. $3,900/ semester res., $6,108/semester non-res. Degree 2; BS, BA. 60 music majors, 10 faculty, 9,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance offers professional artistic training in a world-class university environment. Contact: School of Music, 2290 Moore Bldg., 734-764-0593, fax 734.763. 5097, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $12,634 res., $37,782 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9,12-13 Grad. tuition: $18,960 res., $38,020 non-res. Degrees: 1-7,9,13. 1,050 music majors, 150 faculty. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Wayne State University (Detroit)


Founded in 1918 Wayne State University’s De­partment of Music has earned a reputation for excellence in the U.S. and abroad. Many members of the  music faculty, including musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and some of the area’s finest jazz and vocal artists, have toured throughout the world as performers, clinicians, conductors, and composers. The department is also known for its preparation of music educators. Contact: Kristen Malecki, 4841 Cass Ave. 1321 Old Main, 313-577-1795. Tuition: $6,500 res., $14,000 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,13. Grad. tuition: $8,600 res., $18,000 non-res. 320 music majors, 33,000 total enrollment.
http://music.wayne.edu

Western Michigan University (Kalama­zoo) WMU’s School of Music is dedicated to the advancement of the musical arts through traditional study and performance, while promoting the development of new musical paths, preparing students for an ever-changing profession. Contact: Margaret Hamil­ton, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., 269-387-4672, fax: 269.387.1113, [email protected] Deadline: 3/16. Tuition: $12,296 res., $25,028 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,12. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $6,962 res., $13,130 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,8,9. 360 music majors, 80 graduate students, 40 music faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.wmich.edu/music
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Minnesota
Augsburg College (Minneapolis) Located in Minneapolis, Augsburg College is an ideal setting to study music, boasting majors in music, music business, music education, music performance, and music therapy. Contact: Janet Morales, 2211 River­side Ave., 612-330-1001, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $28,240. De­grees: 1,2,8; BA Music and Music Business. Graduate deadline: by term. Tuition: by degree. 91 music majors, 42 faculty, 2,946 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)

Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter) A nationally-ranked college representing the finest Swedish-Luteran tradition, Gustavus is home of the Nobel Conference, a leader in international education and the sciences, and offers opportunities for musicians of  any major to fully participate in world-class music performance. Jussi Bjorling music scholarships are available to all musicians. Contact: Alan Meier, 800 W. College Ave., 800-487-8288, fax: 507.933.7474, [email protected] Tuition: $35,100. Degrees: 1,2. 50 music majors, 33 faculty, 2,500 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

McNally Smith College of Music (St. Paul) prepares students for a fulfilling future in music providing a culture of learning that inspires intellectual, creative, and personal development and that enriches our world through their artistry and leardership. Contact: Molly Gilber, 19 Exchange Street East, 651-291-0177, fax: 651.291.0366, [email protected] Tuition: $27,420. Degrees: 1,4,13; Music Business, Hip Hop Studies. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $20,00 at 9 credits. Degrees: 1. 700 music majors, 8 graduate students, 10 music faculty.
mcnallysmith.edu

St. Olaf College (Northfield) A conservatory-quality program, St. Olaf offers renowned performance ensembles, individualized instruction, and a comprehensive, rigorous music curriculum within an academically rigorous liberal arts setting. BA, BM, and double-degree programs are offered. St. Olaf’s nationally recognized programs in math and natural sciences attract many talented students who participate as non-music majors. Contact: Mary Hakes, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., 507-786-3297, fax: 507.786.3527, [email protected] Deadline: 12/15. Tui­tion: $38,150. Degrees: 1-5,7; BA,BM. 280 music majors, 60 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.

Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall) SMSU is a four-year liberal arts university offering 40 degrees in many disciplines, including 2 degrees in music. Music majors benefit from small class sizes, numberous performing opportunities, diverse degree emphases, and personal attention from outstanding faculty. Scholarships are available for prospective music majors and minors. Contact: Gloria Thompson, 1501 State Street, 507-537-6286, fax: 507.537.7145, [email protected] Deadline: 6/1. Tuition: $6,400 Degrees: 1, 2,4,11; Music in the Liberal Arts. 35 music majors, 17 music faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Minnesota (Duluth) is a primary resource for those who seek a comprehensive music education. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, the mission of the department is to give students the highest quality musical instruction, preparing them to be teachers, creators, performers, and appreciators of music. Contact: Admissions, Solon Cam­pus Center 25, 1117 University Drive, 800-232-1339, fax: 218.726.6394, umdadmis @d.umn.edu. Degrees: 1-4,9; BA. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $5,606 res., $9,155 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 155 music majors, 25 graduate students, 28 faculty, 10,178 total enrollment. 4 bands, 6 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor. (2010 data)

University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)


The School of Music provides a superlative education to students from 37 states and 19 foreign countries. Contact: Anabel Wirt, 2106 4th Street S, 100 Ferguson, 612-624-2847, fax: 612.624.8001. [email protected] Dead­line: 12/15. Tuition: $11,500 res., $15,500 non-res. Degrees: 1, 2,8; Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Music Minor. Grad­uate deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $13,200 res., $20,300 non-res. Degrees: Master of Music, Master of Arts. 300 music majors, 250 graduate students, 95 faculty, 550 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.
www.music.umn.edu

University of St. Thomas (St. Paul) St. Thomas offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate music programs. Each emphasizes quality music instruction that keeps pace with current research in pedagogy, performance, and production. Scholarships are based on musical performance and academic achievement. Students study with widely ac­claimed faculty and studio instructors. Contact: Kara Bradshaw, 2115 Summit Avenue, BEC 09, 651-962-5850, fax: 651.962.5876, [email protected]
stthomas.edu. Tuition: $31,504. De­grees: 1,2; Liturgical Music, Music Business, Bachelor of Arts. Graduate tui­tion: $747/credit. Degree: 2; certificates in Dalcroze, Kodaly, Orff, Piano Pedagogy. 100 music ma­jors, 150 graduate students, 45 fa­culty, 11,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
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Mississippi
University of Mississippi (Oxford-Uni­versity) Our students enjoy an academic and artistic environment in which scholarly and creative work is actively produced. Our faculty includes performing specialists on all band and orchestral instruments as well as piano, voice, organ, and harpsichord, and specialists in conducting, music education, music history and literature, ethnomusicology, and music theory. Con­tact: Office of Admissions, 145 Martindale, 662-915-7268, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $5,790 res., $14,796 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Bachelor of Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $5,790 res., $14,796 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 170 music majors, 37 faculty, 18,344 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Missouri
Central Methodist University, Swinney Conservatory of Music (Fayette) offers degrees in performance, music education, music, theatre, and theatre education. There are performing opportunities for students of all majors, and many students perform in band and choir or theatre and choir. De­dica­ted faculty work one-on-one with students emphasizing excellence in music, ethical leadership, and social responsibility. Con­tact: Mara Bowen, 411 Central Methodist Square, 660-248-6998, fax: 660.248.1872, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $19,400. Degrees: 1,2. 74 music majors, 17 music faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.
www.centralmethodist.edu

Evangel University (Springfield)
Con­tact: Michael Kolstad, 1111 North Glenstone Avenue, 417-865-2815, fax: 417.865.9599, [email protected] Deadline: n/a. Tuition: $15,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,11-13. Graduate deadline: n/a. Tuition: $4,000. Degrees: 1,2. 170 music majors, 6 graduate students, 35 music faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch.,
3 chor. 

Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville) is a small liberal arts school with a vibrant instrumental program that includes all types of bands as well as orchestra. Northwest has a very strong tradition of training future music educators. Contact: Beverly Schenkel, 800 University, 660-562-1315, fax: 660.
562.1346, [email protected] Dead-line: 7/1. Tuition: $3,500 res., $6,200 non-res. Degrees: 2; BA. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $2,814 res., $4,860 non-res. Degree: 2. 119 music majors, 8 graduate students, 10 faculty, 6,193 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
 
Truman State University (Kirks­ville) Truman’s success as one of the nation’s premier public liberal arts and sciences institutions can be traced to one guiding principle: an unwavering commitment to the undergraduate student. Truman offers an affordable education where intellectual challenge is embraced in a nurturing and diverse environment. Contact: Melody Cham­bers, 100 East Normal Avenue, 660-785-4114, fax: 660.785.7456, [email protected] truman.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,772 res., $12,316 non-res. Degrees: 1,3,4. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $7,604 res., $13,038 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 200 music majors, 20 graduate students, 26 faculty, 5,850 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of Central Missouri (Warrens­burg)  With a long standing accreditation with NASM, along with designation as an All Steinway School, UMC is your best opportunity for music. Our six-month job-placement rate for undergraduates is 92%. Our students benefit from one of the lowest student-debt ratios in the state. Contact: Steven Moore, Dept. of Music, Utt 111, 660-543-4530, fax: 660.543.8271, [email protected] Tuition: $195/credit hour res., $390/credit hour non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9; Msuic Technology, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate tui­tion: $253/ credit hour res., $506/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6; Piano Pedagogy, Kodaly. 250 music majors, 30 graduate students, 22 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.UCMmusic.com

University of Missouri (Columbia) The MU School of Music prepares students to become well-rounded professional musicians and educators through its undergraduate and graduate offerings. Students work closely with their faculty mentors and benefit from a wide range of opportunities for study and performance. Contact: 140 Fine Arts
Bldg., 573-882-4471, Fax: 573.882.7444, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1 for scholarships. Tuition: $8,928 res., $20,870 non-res. De­grees: 1-5. Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $5,800 res., $113,564 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 215 music majors, 52 graduate students, 45 faculty, 23,042 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

University of Missouri (Kansas City)  UMKC is the Univ of Missouri’s designated campus for the performing arts. The Conservatory is a major contributor and component in the thriving Kansas City arts community. Training tomorrow’s musicians, dancers, and educators by providing exceptional, experienced faculty, along with outstanding student opportunities. Con­tact: James Elswick, 5227 Holmes Rd., Grant Hall 138, 816-235-2900, fax: 816.235. 5264, [email protected] Deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $9,600 res., $12,000 non-res. De­grees: 1-9; BA. Graduate deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $7,000 res., $9,000 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8; MA. 475 music majors, 80 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
http://conservatory.umkc.edu

Montana
Montana State University (Bozeman) The School of Music at Montana State University offers dynamic programs in Music Education, and Music Tech­nology, preparing our students for various professions. The School of Music promotes life-long musical enhancement through performance, scholarship, and leadership and nurtures creativity and discovery in its faculty and students. Contact: Renee Douthit, 201 Strand Union Building, 406-994-2452 , [email protected] Dead­line: 7/15.  Degrees: 2,13; BA in Music. 175 music majors, 25 faculty, 14,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Nebraska
University of Nebraska (Kearney) The  University of Nebraska-Kearney is a public residential university committed to be one of the nation’s premier undergraduate institutions with excellent graduate education, scholarships, and public service. Con­tact: Dusty Newton, MSAB, UNK Admissions, 308-865-8702, [email protected] Dead-line: 8/22. Tuition: $160/credit hour res., $325/credit hour non-res., Degrees: 1,2,4,11,12. Graduate deadline: 8/22. Tuition: $198/credit hour res., $356/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 2. 150 music majors, 5 graduate students, 19 faculty, 9,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Universitry of Nebraska (Lincoln) Contact: Susan Tribby, 113 Westbook Music Building, 402-472-6845, 402.472.8962, [email protected] Deadline 5/1. Tuition: 6,948 res., 17,988 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,12; BA, BM, BME, MM, DMA, PhD. 350 music majors, 50 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

University of Nebraska (Omaha) A vi­brant, metropolitan university in the state’s largest city, the University of Nebraska is a residential campus with several new and beautiful appointed residence halls located in the heart of Omaha, a sophisticated city of more than 500,000 which includes an active Symphony Orchestra and Opera Company and many community performing groups. Contact: James Saker, UNO Department of Music Recruitment Chair, 402-554-3446, fax: 402.554.2252, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tui­tion: $4,400 res., $13,400 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; Music Technology. Grad­uate tuition:  $4,248 res., $10,800 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,6. 250 music majors, 40 graduate students, 45 faculty, 15,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Nevada
University of Nevada (Las Vegas) In the entertainment capital of the world, UNLV’s Department of Music provides a professional artistic environment that supports programs of excellence in the education of musicians seeking bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral derees. Excellent Facilities, world-renowned faculty, and an unparalleled professional environment make UNLV the perfect program for students. Con­tact: Jonathan Good, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Box 455025, 702-895-3332, fax: 702.895.4239, [email protected] Deadline: 7/1. Tui­tion: $5,130 res., $18,420 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,6,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $5,930 res., $19,220 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,9. 340 music ma­jors, 90 graduate students, 60 faculty. 21,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 4 orch., 4 chor.

New Hampshire
Keene State College (Keene) The Department of Music at Keene State College believes that a strong liberal arts education, balanced with comprehensive training in music, prepares students for a purposeful and fulfilling life. We are committed to offering every music student with an education based on high-quality curriculum, excellence in musicianship, and development of the student’s talents and perspectives. Contact: Barbara Hamel, 229 Main St., 603-358-2177, Fax: 603.358.2973, [email protected] Deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $9,160 res., $16,620 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 105 music majors, 30 faculty, 5,400 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of New Hampshire (Durham) Located in the beautiful, vibrant and accessible seacoast area of New Hampshire, we offer programs in performance, theory, and music education. Regardless of program, our dedicated faculty strives to develop our students into the best musicians they can be. Contact: Alexis Zaricki,  30 Academic Way, 603-862-2404, fax: 603.
862.3155, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tui­tion: $15,250 res., $28,570 non-res. Degrees: 1-4. Grad­uate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $12,360 res., $25,680 non-res., Degrees: 2,5. 180 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40 faculty, 12,485 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.unh.edu/music

Plymouth State University (Plymouth) Music and music education majors at Plymouth State receive the benfits of studying in a truly  integrated performing arts department. Our small size and low student-to-faculty ratio allow us to create a warm, supportive environment for student growth and development. Contact: Jonathan Santore, 17 High St.-MSC 37, 603-535-2334, fax: 603.535.2645, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $20,358 (includes fees/room/board) res., $27,818 (includes fees/room/board) non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Music Technology. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $512-$595/ credit hour res., $559-651/ credit hour non-res. Degree: 2. 85 music majors, 5 graduate students, 25 faculty, 4,300 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 2 chor.
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New Jersey
Kean University, Conservatory of Music (Union) Located in a suburban New Jersey community, Kean University is less than 10 miles from New York City with a train stop on campus. Its proximity to New York City as well as its diverse population create a rich environment for more than 70 academic degree programs. Contact: Hilda Mikowsky, 1000 Morris Avenue, 908-
737-4330, fax: 908.737.4333, [email protected] Deadline: 5/15. Tuition: $9,674 res., $14,212 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA Music. 110 music majors, 45 faculty, 15,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.kean.edu/~music

Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts (New Brunswick)

Located 45 minutes from New York City, The Music Department offers a full range of degree programs: Performance, Jazz, Music Education, Composition, Theory, Music­ology, Colla­borative Piano, and Conducting. Contact: Admissions, 732-932-9360 x517, [email protected] Music contact: Peggy Barbarite, 81 George Street, 732-932-9190, 732.932.1517, [email protected] Deadline: 10/1 for mid-year transfers, 12/1 for first-year and transfer fall admissions. Tui­tion: $10,104 res., $22,766 non-res. Graduate deadline: 11/1 for mid-year transfers, 2/1 for fall admission. Tuition: $7,692 res., $11,640 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 250 music majors, 300 graduate students, 103 faculty. Performnce opportunities: Opera Institute, Opera Workshop, 4 choirs, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, 2 jazz en­sembles, jazz combos, chamber music, 2 orchestras. 
www.masongross.rutgers.edu

William Paterson University (Wayne) Turn what’s possible into what’s next. The music department at William Paterson University provides a base for professional success in a wide variety of areas: as a jazz or classical performer, teacher, manager, or sound engineer. Contact: Thomas Charsky, 300 Pomp­ton Rd., 973-720-3466, fax: 973.720.2217, [email protected] Degrees: 1,2,9,11,13; BA Popular Music. Degrees: 1,2,6,9,11. 200 music majors, 60 faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

New Mexico
Eastern New Mexico University (Por­tales) combines a traditional learning environment with 21st-century technology to provide a rich educational experience. Eastern emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity, and whole student life. Excellent teaching and active learning define campus relationships. Student success – that’s what it’s all about! Contact: Cody Spitz, 1500 S Ave. K, Station 716, 575-562-4451, fax: 575. 562.2118, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $4,150 res., $9,650 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. 130 music majors, 20 faculty, 5,100 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 chor.

University of New Mexico (Albu­quer­que) offers quality instruction by artist faculty and a balanced program of performance and academics. Degrees offered include BM, BA in Music, BME, and MM. UNM provides excellent cost-effective tuition: Resident rate is charged when enrollment does not exceed six hours per semester; summer hours are all at resident rate. Contact: Keith Lem­mons, MSC04 2570, 1 Univer­sity of New Mexico, 505-277-2126, fax: 505.277.4202, [email protected] Dead­line: 6/15. Tui­tion: $5,810 res., $19,918 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9, String Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 7/1 (2/1 for financial aid). Tuition: $4,786 res., $15,352 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Colla­borative Piano. 310 music majors; 95 grad­uate students, 57 faculty, 16,806 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
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New York
Canisius College (Buffalo) offers more than 100 academic majors, minors, and special programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees. Canisius students participate in internships, research, scholarly travel, experiential learning, cultural immersions, and more. Canisius College offers the best in quality academic programs, facilities, and outstanding faculty who are leaders in their fields. Contact: Donna Shaffner, 2001 Main Street, 716-888-2200, fax: 716.888. 3230, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $29,600. Degrees: BA in Music. 15 music majors, 25 faculty, 3,852 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor.
www.canisius.edu

Five Towns College (Dix Hills) Five Towns College offers Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees in music, specializing in jazz/commercial music. Students take a variety of music class offerings that prepare them as performers, music educators, composers/songwriters or in musical theatre. Music students may also take semester courses in audio recording or music business, which can be part of their degree program. Music scholarships are available for those qualified. Contact: Admissions, 305 North Service Rd., 631-656-2110, fax: 631. 656.2172, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $19,200, Degrees: 1,2,4, 9,12,13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tu­tion: $525/credit. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. 245 music majors, 70 graduate students, 77 music faculty, 1,110 total enrollment. 12 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
www.ftc.edu

Houghton College, Greatbatch School of Music (Houghton) Within a Christ-centered, challenging, liberal arts education, the Greatbatch School of Music produces graduates who, through commitment to musical excellence and intelligent articulation of the integration of faith and music in their lives, can be effective musical practitioners and advocates in the Christian community and the world. Contact: Jami Vandock, 1 Willard Ave., 585-567-9400, fax: 585.567.9517, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $25,994. De­grees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: 3/15. Tui­tion: $510/credit hour. Degrees: 1,4,6. 130 music majors, 18 graduate students, 36 faculty, 1,150 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.houghton.edu/greatbatch

Ithaca College (Ithaca)

Since its founding in 1892 as a conservatory, the School of Music earns a reputation as on the the best in the nation, offering superb blend of full-time resident faculty, performance opportunities, state-of-the-art facilities, access to liberal arts courses, and success in career placement. We prepare student to be world-class professionals and the music leaders of tomorrow – ready to transform individuals and communities by advancing the art of music.  Contact: Thomas Kline, 3322 Whalen Center for Music, 953 Danby Road, 607-274-3366, fax: 607.274.3068, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $35,278. Degrees: 1-4,9,12,13; Bachelor of Arts, Music in Combination with an Outside Field. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $12,510. Degrees: 1,2,4,6, Suzuki Pedagogy. 575 music majors, 100 graduate students, 100 faculty. 6,600 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
www.ithaca.edu/music

The Juilliard School (New York) Since opening in October 1905, Juilliard has set this country’s standard for education in the performing arts. One of Lincoln Center’s original constituents, Juilliard’s second century began with a major expansion of its facilities, adding 39,000 square feet of state-of-the-art studios, theaters, and rehearsal studios, growing with the needs of a thriving cultural community in the US and abroad, its student body is drawn from 47 states and 50 foreign countries. Contact: Lee Cioppa, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-799-5000, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $33,638. Degrees: 1,4-6,9. 325 music majors, 298 grads., 250 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 1 jazz orch, add’l. jazz ensembles, 4 orch.

The New School, Mannes College-The New School for Music (New York) Learn­ing jazz by living it. The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York’s Green­wich Village is distinguished by its artist-as-mentor approach to classroom teaching; its innovative curriculum and focus on small-group performance; and its superb faculty, a community of legendary musicians from New York’s music scene. Contact: Georgia Schmitt, 150 W. 85th St., 212-580-0210, fax: 212-580-1738, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $34,340. Degrees: 1,3,4,6. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tuition $34,340. De­grees: 1,3,4,6. 147 music majors, 174 graduate students, 150 faculty, 321 total enrollment. 60 jazz bands, 1 orch., 1 chor. (2010 data)

New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human De­velopment (New York) Music and Per­forming Arts Professions at NYU Stein­hardt offer the finest professional training combined with the academic excellence of an internationally recognized university. Our programs, baccalaureate through doctoral, share a spirit of openness and innovation that encourages the pursuit of the high artistic goals enriched by the world of interdisciplinary ideas. Contact: Paul Ho­ran, 35 W. Fourth St., Suite 777, 212-998-5424, fax: 212.995.4043, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $41,606 res. and non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. Graduated deadlines: Masters 6/1; Doctoral 12/1  Tuition: $33,714. Degrees: 1-4,8-13. 671 music majors, 507 graduate students, 300 faculty, 671 total enrollment.

State University of New York (Buffalo) Contact: Karen Sausner, 226 Baird Hall, 716-645-2758, fax: 716.645.6196, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $4,970 res., $12,870 non-res. Degrees: 1,3-5. Graduate deadline: 1/1, 2/1, 3/1. Tuition: $8,370 res., $13,250 non-res. De­grees: 1,3-5. 80 music majors, 90 grad. students, 25 faculty, 28,192 total enrollment. 15 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

State University of New York (Fredonia) Fredonia’s School of Music boasts world-class faculty, outstanding facilities and state-of-the-art techology. Our student-centered campus emphasizes the arts with a broad range of majors, providing students with many opportunities to experiment, perform, create and grow in preparation for successful careers of thier choice. Contact: Barry Kilpatrick, 1151 Mason Hall, 716-673-3151, fax: 716.673.3154, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tui­tion: $4,970 res., $13,380 non-res. Degrees: 1-13. Graduate deadline: 8/5. Tuition: $8,870 res., $15,600 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8,12.  595 music majors, 60 graduate students, 40 faculty, 5,400 total enrollment. 4 bands, 6 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.fredonia.edu/music

State University of New York, The Crane School of Music (Potsdam) Throughout Crane’s history the school’s primary mission has been to educate music teachers with an emphasis on excellence in performance. At Crane, learning to be a teacher does not exclude or limit music performance, but uses excellence in performance as the foundation on which teaching is based. Contact: Mark Hartman, 44 Pierrepont Avenue, 315-267-2775, fax: 315.267.2413, [email protected] Dead­line: None. Tui­tion: $5,070 res., $12,970 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,10,11,13. Graduate deadline: None. Tuition: $4,185 res., $6,625 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4. 600 music majors, 30 graduate students, 70 faculty, 4,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)

University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music (Rochester)

maintains the highest standards for artistry, intelligent musicianship, and scholarship and provides an outstanding faculty, broad and continuous playing experience, and innovative ap­proaches to career development. Eastman students enjoy a collaborative musical en­vironment and can earn minors or second degrees at the University of Rochester. Contact: Dr. Matthew Ardizzone, Eastman School of Music, 800-388-9695, fax: 585.232.8601, [email protected]ter.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $41,040. Degrees: 1-4,9. Grad­­uate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $1,200/ credit hour; additional fee for applied music studies. Degrees: 1-6,9. 500 music majors, 440 grads., 150 faculty. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.esm.rochester.edu/apply
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North Carolina
Appalachian State University (Boone) The Hayes School of Music sees as its objective the development of those elements that relate to teaching, creation, business, and appreciation of music, and to music as a teaching tool. Accredited by NASM the Hayes School of Music enjoys a widely renowned reputation, particularly  in the Southeast. Contact: William Pelto, 813 Rivers St., 828-262-3020, 828.262. 6446, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: 5,742 res., $17,790 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,7,8,11,13. Grad. tuition: $1,825 res., $7,731 non-res. De­grees 1,2,8. 460 music majors, 60 faculty, 18,000 total enroll. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

East Carolina University (Greenville) Contact: Chris Ulffers, 10th Street, ECU Campus, 252-328-6851, fax: 252.328.6258, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/15. Tuition: $3,348 res., $15,927 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $3,557 res., $14,351 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 280 music majors, 60 graduate students, 50 faculty, 27,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of North Carolina (Greensboro) The UNCG School of Music provides a stimulating environment in which students can develop as music professionals through a comprehensive curriculum en­hanced by the liberal arts for undergraduate students, and through study, training, and experiences for graduate students that will enable them to become specialists and leaders in their fields. Contact: Dianna Carter, PO Box 26170, 336-334-3638, fax: 336. 334.5497, [email protected] Dead­line: 8/22. Tuition: $5,275 res., $17,800 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $5,790 res., $18,016 non-res. Degrees 1-4,6. 400 music majors, 200 graduate students, 70 faculty, 14,714 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem) With selective admissions, a robust scholarship program, and 7-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, we function like a private conservatory. We offer world-class artist faculty and an ample array of distinguished vistiting artists to inspire and guide our students. Contact: Dr. Steven LaCrosse, 1533 S. Main Street, [email protected], 336-770-3260, fax: 336.770.3248. Deadline: 1/15 Tuition: $7,990 res., $20,897 non-res. Degrees: 1,4. Grad. deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $8,720 res., $21,485 non-res. Degrees:1,4. 145 music majors, 50 grad. students, 31 faculty, 800 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor. 

North Dakota
Minot State University (Minot) NASM accredited, comprehensive music school that offers personal attention from an outstanding, experienced performing faculty. Contact: Ken Bowles, 500 University Ave. W., 701-858-3190, fax: 701.858. 3823, [email protected] Tuition: $5,636. Degrees: BSE, BA. Graduate tuition: $7,081. Degree: MME. 65 music majors, 12 grad. students, 17 faculty, 4,100 students. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

North Dakota State University (Fargo) Contact: Ana Rusness Petersen, Dept. 2330, PO Box 6050, 701-231-7932, fax: 701.231. 2085, [email protected] Dead­line: open. Tuition: $5,448 res., $14,550 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. Graduate deadline: open. Tuition: $6,000 res. De­grees: 1,2,6. 125 music majors, 20 graduate students, 21 faculty, 14,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor. (2010 data)

Valley City State University (Valley City) The VCSU Music Department provides a superior education in a small-school environment. The department provides excellent training for public school music teachers, assists musicians to perform at their highest possible level of ability, and develops in students a broad understanding of music within the context of a liberal arts education. Contact: Diana Skroch, 101 Col­lege St. SE, 701-845-7273, fax: 701. 845.7264, [email protected] Dead­line: open enrollment. Tuition: $4,433 res. $6,649 non-res. Degrees: 2-4. 10 music majors, 16 faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 chor.
www.vcsu.edu/academics/divisions/finearts
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Ohio
Baldwin-Wallace College (Berea) Undergraduate Conservatory of Music within a liberal arts college campus near Cleveland, Ohio. Specialized faculty, a broad range of majors that complement one another, and diverse performance opportunities, Academically and musically challenging; yet friendly and supportive. Worth a visit for information session andtour with a music student. Contact: Anita Evans, Office of Admissions, 275 East­land Rd., 440-826-2368, fax: 440.826.8069, [email protected] Deadline: 1/1. Tui­tion: $28,596. Degrees: 1-5,8,10,12; BA in addition to BM and  BME. 320 music majors, 65 faculty, 3,100 total enrollment. 3 bands, 6 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green) The College of Musical Arts at BGSU has achieved national recognition by training talented musicians for professional careers in performance, music education, composition, jazz, music history, and world music.  Undergraduate and graduate degress include the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Arts degrees, a D.M.A. in Contemporary Music and numerous majors within the Master degree program.  Undergraduate contact: Kathleen Moss  419-372-2181, fax: 419.372.2938, [email protected]
bgsu.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tui­tion: $10,044 res., $17,738 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,7,9. Graduate contact: Robert Satterlee, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $5,791 res., $9,445 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 400 music majors, 150 graduate students, 60 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Capital University, Conservatory of Music (Columbus) Exceptional full-featured conservatory in a liberal arts university in one of America’s fastest growing metropolitan centers. Capital’s Conser-vatory has everything much larger universities have, but with small classes and the individual attention you desire and deserve. Numerous en­sembles perform locally, regionally, na­tionally, and internationally. A who’s who in music faculty. Contact: 1 Main, 614-236-6277, fax: 614.236.6935, [email protected] Tuition: $30,450. Degrees: BM in 1,2,4,7,9,11-13, BA in Music. Graduate deadine: 6/1. Tuition $400/credit. Degrees: 2, MM in Music Education with emphasis in Instrumental Music, Jazz Pedagogy, and Kodály; degree is summer only, 3-year completion. 350 music ma­jors, 75 graduate students, 55 faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 9 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Cleveland Institute of Music (Cleveland) The Cleveland Institute of Music is one of the world’s most premier conservatories, distinguished by an exceptional degree of collaboration between students and teachers. Members of our world-class faculty include 41 members of the Cleveland Orchestra. Our alumni perform in major concert venues and opera houses around the globe. Contact: William Fay, 11021 East Blvd., 216-795-3107, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $38,126. Degrees 1,4,7,13; Bachlor of Music, Artist Certificate. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $38,126. Degrees: 1,4,6,7 Master of Music, Professional Studies, Artist Diploma, Doctoral of Musical Arts. 253 music majors, 204 graduate students, 110 faculty, 457 total enrollment.

Cleveland State University (Cleveland) is a metropolitan university that provides a rich environment for engaged learning located in one of the most active cultural centers in the United States. Our students have the opportunity to study with members of The Cleveland Orchestra as well as other internationally rcognized scholars, composers, and performers. Contact: Kate Bill, 2121 Euclid Avenue, RTW 204, 216-687-5039, fax: 216.687.9279, [email protected] ohio.edu. Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $9,300 res., $12,200-$15,800 non-res. Degrees 1,2, 4,8; BA. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tui­tion: $14,000 res., $24,000 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4. 185 music majors, 60 grad. students. 90 faculty, 16,700 total enroll. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

The College of Wooster (Wooster) Offers students com­prehensive training in music performance, music theory, composition, music education, music therapy, and music history and literature in a liberal arts setting. Music programs are state and nationally accredited: BM, BME, BA. The department is housed in the state-of-the-arts Scheide Music Center. Contact: Scott Friedhoff, 217 Gault Admissions Center, 330-263-2322, fax: 330.263.2621, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15.  Degrees: 1-5,8. 50 music majors, 35 faculty, 2,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Kent State University, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music (Kent) In addition to our undergraduate degrees we offer music, auto recording, music technology and jazz studies minors. Post-Undergraduate certificate programs are available in composition, conducting and performance. Graduate programs include the Ph.D. in music education or in theory/composition and our completely online Master of Music degree program in music education. Contact: Dana Brown, PO Box 5190, 330-672-9236, fax: 330.672.7837, [email protected] Deadline: none. Tuition: $9,346 res., $17,306 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Grad. deadline: none. Tuition: $9,942 res., $17,458 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6; Ethno-musicology. 180 music majors, 250 grad­. students, 50 faculty, 26,000 total enroll. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Oberlin College, The Oberlin Conser­va­tory of Music (Oberlin) Founded in 1865 and situated amid the intellectual vitality of Oberlin College, the Oberlin Conser­vatory of Music is renowned internationally as a professional music school of the highest caliber. Pronounced a national treasure by the Washington Post, Oberlin’s alumni have gone on to achieve illustrious careers in all aspects of music. Contact: Michael Man­deren, 39 W. College St., 440-775-8413, fax: 440.775.6972, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $42,842. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline 12/1. Tuition: $42,842. Degrees: 1,2,6. 600 music majors, 15 graduate students, 88 music faculty, 2,800 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Ohio Northern University (Ada) A small- to medium-sized department at one of the Midwest’s top universities, we are privileged to offer lots of personal attention to our students and see them thrive be­cause of it. ONU seems pricey, but we have great financial aid. Contact: Kristen Dickerson, 525 South Main Street, 419-772-2266, fax: 419.772.2821, [email protected] Tuition: $34,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,10. 80 music ma­jors, 28 faculty, 3,500 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

The Ohio State University (Colum­bus) Contact: Catherine Hope-Cunn­ingham, 110 Wiegel Hall, 1866 Col­lege Rd., 614-292-2870, fax: 614.292.1102, hope-cun
[email protected] Deadline: 12/1 and 2/1. Tuition: $9,711 res., $24,759 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9; BA in Music Graduate dead­line: 1/1. Tui­tion: $12,147 res., $28,872 non-res. De­grees: 1-6. 350 music majors, 175 graduate students, 60 faculty, 50,000 total en­roll. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

Ohio University School of Music (Athens)

The School of Music develops confident, creative and skilled musicians. Ohio alumni include successful composers, educators, therapists, and performers. We present over 100 concerts annually by students, faculty  and guest artists. The SOM houses the Athens Community Music School for student-adults and a professional Music Therapy Clinic. Contact: Andrew Trachsel, 440 Glidden Hall, 740-593-4244, fax: 740.593.1429, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $9,500 res., $18,500 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,13; Honors Tutorial/Music. BA/
Music with possible double major. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $7,600 res., $15,800 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8; Performance Certificate, PhD in Interdisciplinary Arts-Music. 230 music majors, 50 graduate students, 34 faculty. 5 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.finearts.ohio.edu/music

Otterbein College (Westerville) The Otter­bein University De­partment of Music offers both professional and liberal arts degree tracks and a large number of performing opportunities. Contact: Teri Devlin, 1 S. Grove St., 614-823-1219, fax: 614.823. 1200, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $29,550. Degrees: 1,2,12; B.A. in Music, B.A. in Arts in Music and Business. 190 music majors, 45 faculty, 3,100 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

University of Akron (Akron)
Acclaimed as one of the best music schools in the state and region, UA’s internationally recognized faculty help future stars learn to shine. School of Music scholarships deadline Feb. 11 Academic scholarship deadline March 1. Contact: Michelle Bersani. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $9,244 res., $17168 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $425/ credit hour res., $703/ credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,10. 320 music majors, 80 grad. students, 65 faculty, 25,000 total enroll. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.
 
University of Cincinnati, College-Con­­­­­­­­ser­vatory of Music (Cincinnati) We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in music performance, music education, jazz studies, composition, theory, music history, conducting (graduate only) and Arts Ad­ministration (graduate only). We are the lar­gest producer of live entertainment in the state of Ohio. CCM is one of this country’s leading conservatories – The New York Times. Contact: Andrea Fitzgerald, PO Box 210003, 513-556-5463, fax: 513.556.1028, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $11,124 res., $25,647 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4-6,9,10,12; BFA in Electronic Media. Gra­d. deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $14,406 res., $25,530 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9,10. 378 music majors, 93 faculty, 43,000 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 6 orch., 4 chor.

University of Dayton (Dayton)
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic university that believes in the search for Knowledge, the strength of community, and development of the whole person. These values are integrated into our five Music degree programs. Contact: Richard Chenoweth, 300 College Park, 937-229-3936, fax: 937.229.3916, [email protected]
notes.udayton.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $31,640 Degrees: 1,2,4,8; BA in Music. 120 music majors, 50 faculty, 7,150 total enrollment. 9 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

University of Toledo (Toledo) The De­part­ment of Music provides students with an accredited comprehensive music education, including real-world experience, to prepare them for professional careers in music education and performance. Students may study both the classical and jazz traditions. Scholarships are available for talented students – music majors, minors, and nonmajors. Contact: Timothy Brakel, 2801 Ban­croft St., 419-530-2448, fax: 419.530.8483, [email protected] Tuition: $7,598 res., $16,718 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate tuition: $12,169 res., $22,403 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 125 music majors, 25 graduate students, 45 faculty, 23,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Wright State University (Dayton) The Wright State University Department of Music offers curriculum designed for students wishing to pursue a career in music. A member of NASM, the department offfers undergraduate and graduate degrees in several areas, including performance, music education, and music history/litera-ture. Collaborative degrees in Computer Science and Pre-Medicine are also available. Contact: Victoria Chad­bourne, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., 937-775-2346, fax: 937.775.3786, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/20. Tuition: $8,070 res., $15,633 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,5. Grad­uate deadline: 4/15. Tui­tion: $11,826 res., $20,088 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,5,6. 212 music majors, 35 graduate students, 40 music faculty, 17,995 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.
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Oklahoma
Cameron University (Lawton) At Cam­eron University, the Music De­partment provides diverse and dynamic opportunitties for learning, innovative teaching, educational preparation for career success, and it is a driving force in the cultural life of Southwest Oklahoma. The Cameron music graduates are outstanding testimonies to our educational success in both teaching and performance. Contact: James Lambert, 580-581-2440, fax: 580.581.5764, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $3,288 res., $7,980 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 75 music majors, 20 faculty, 6,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Northeastern State University (Tahlequah) Through quality teaching, research and schorally activities, service to local and professional communities, and high expectations, our dedicated faculty and staff provide a friendly learning environment where students are prepared to achieve socially responsible career and personal goals for success in a challenging global society. Contact: Music Department, 600 N. Grand Ave., 1-800-722-9614, [email protected] Tuition: $111.25/ credit hour res., $322.50/ credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9; Liberal Arts degree in Musical Arts and Music (Business). 75 music majors, 10 faculty, 9,700 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands,  2chor.

Northwestern Oklahoma State Univer­sity (Alva) The mission of the music program at North­western Oklahoma State University is to prepare students majoring in music to accept the challenge of leadership in music and the arts amid the ever-changing face of society. Contact: Stephen Kingsbury, 709 Oklahoma Blvd., 580-327-8692, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $124/credit res, $317/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $153/credit res., $384/credit non-res. Degree: 2. 20 music majors, 5 faculty, 2,070 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor. (2010 data)

Oklahoma City University, Wanda L. Bass School of Music (Oklahoma City) is a state-of-the-art, All-Steinway School. 7 performace venues. Over 400 music majors. Programs integrate performance, scholarship, pedagogy, professionalism to prepare students for the 21st century. Degrees in performace, music theater, education, composition, church music, music business, piano pedagogy, music/pre-law, music/pre-medicine. MM degrees are offered in compostion, conducting, performance, vocal coaching, music theater. a Contact: Rachel McCarthy, 2501 N. Blackwelder, 405-208-5980, fax: 405.208.5971, [email protected] Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $24,740. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,12; BA Music/Pre-Medicine, BA Music/ Pre-Law, BA/Music Business. Graduate deadline: 4/15. Tuition: $16,848. Degrees: 1,4,6,12. 337 music majors, 88 grads., 74 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Oklahoma State University (Stillwater) The OSU Department of Music educates and inspires students to pursue excellence as creative aerists, dynamic thinkers, and effective cultural ambassadors. Nearly all lessons and courses are taught by some of today’s most outstanding faculty artists and scholars giving particular attention to the professional development of each individual student. Contact: Janet Lawson, 132 Seretean Center for the Performing Arts, 405-744-6133, fax: 405.744.9324. Dead-line: 3/1/12 Tui­tion: $5,800 res., $19,000 non-res., Degrees 1,2, 10/11. Graduate deadline: 3/1/12. Tui­tion: $4,100 res., $13,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,6. 180 music majors, 20 graduate students, 35 faculty, 22,000 total enroll. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Southern Nazarene University (Bethany) is a faith-based four-year liberal arts institution existing to develop responsible Chris­tian people. In its 105 years of existence, the School of Music has produced re­nowned performers, educators, and church leaders. For more information, call directly to 405-491-6345. Contact: Todd Brant, 6729 NW 39th, 800-648-9899, fax: 405.
491.6320, [email protected] Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $17,730. Degrees: 1,2, 7,11. 85 music majors, 10 faculty, 2,100 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 3 chor. (2010 data)

University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond) We are a metropolitan university and have strong undergraduate programs in music education and music performance. Strong graduate programs include: Jazz performance, CD production, music performance, music education, and comducting. Contact: Keith White, 100 N. University, 405-974-5004, 405.974.3891, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tuition: $5,000-7,000 res., $10,000-13,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,12. Graduate deadline: open. Tuition: $6,000-8,000 res., $10,000-14,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6,
9,12. 300 music majors, 40 graduate students, 55 faculty, 17,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
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Oregon
University of Oregon (Eugene) The Uni­versity of Oregon School of Music and Dance is nationally recognized for its dedication to the highest levels of excellence in teaching, performance, and research. It is the only comprehensive School of Music and Dance in the state authorized to grant master’s degrees in dance and doctoral degrees in music. Contact: Caitlin Hutchison, 1225 Uni­v. of Oregon, 541-346-5268, fax: 541.346.6101, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $8,883 res., $27,738 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9,10; Music Tech­nology. Graduate deadline: 12/10. Tuition:  $14,283 res., $20,682 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,10; Music Technology. 300 music majors, 152 graduate students, 74 faculty, 19,534 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 8 chor.

University of Portland (Portland) The University of Portland offers a BA in music with three tracks: general, instrumental, and vocal. Contact: Kenneth Kleszynski, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., 503-943-7294, [email protected] Deadline: rolling until 1/15. Tuition: $32,190. Degrees: BA in music. 32 music majors, 5 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

Willamette University (Salem) The Will­amette University music department offers programs of rigorous training in specialized music disciplines combined with core music historical and theoretical studies, all within the broad spectrum of a distinguished liberal arts university. Em­phasizing individual instruction combined with chamber and ensemble playing, the programs serve music majors, minors, and nonmajors. Contact: Teresa Hudkins, 900 State St., 877-542-2787, fax: 503. 375.5365, [email protected] willamette.edu. Deadline: 11/1. Tuition: $38,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,13; Improvisation in Contemporary Practice. 55 music majors, 36 faculty, 1867 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.willamette.edu/cla/music

Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University School of Music (Pittsburgh)
Becoming a professional musician requires talent and commitment. But it also takes the right educational environment. Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Music is the destination for the academically gifted musician. Here you will cultivate your talent to become a life-long artist with one-on-one training with master teachers, touring ensembles, chamber music, and performance opportunities, all within an internationally acclaimed research institution. Your Carnegie Mellon education will prepare you to become a complete musician. Contact: Katherine Drago, Director of Recruitment & Enrollment, Suite 108, 5000 Forbes Ave, 412-268-4118, fax: 412.268.1431, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $49,090. Degrees: 1,4; Music and Technology. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $31,750. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,13; Music and Technology. 160 music undergraduate majors, 100 graduate students, 96 faculty, 350 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chors.
http://music.cmu.edu

The Curtis Institute of Music (Phil­adelphia) educates and trains exceptionally gifted young musicians fo­­r careers as performing artists on the highest professional level. One of the world’s leading conservatories, Curtis is highly selective and provides full-tuition scholarships to all of its students. Contact: Chris­­topher Hodges, 1726 Locust St., 215-893-5262, [email protected] Deadline: 12/12. Tuition: $1,300. Degrees: 1,4,6. 161 music majors, 90 faculty. 166 total enrollment. 1 orch.

Duquesne University, The Mary Pappert School of Music (Pittsburgh) A national leader in performance, music education, music therapy, music technology, and sa­cred music. 100 full-time professors and adjunct faculty, many of whom are members of the Pittsburgh Sym­phony, and our student ensembles rank among the very best. Contact: Troy Cento­fanto, 600 Forbes Ave., 412-396-5064, fax: 412.396. 5719, [email protected] Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $31,392. Degrees: 1-4,8,9,13. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $18,016. Degrees: 1-4,7,13. 300 music majors, 100 graduate students, 100 faculty, 10,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Elizabethtown College (Elizabethtown) Elizabethtown College’s motto, “Edu­cate for Service,” is exemplified by the Bachelor of Music degrees in music education and music therapy, and in the Bachelor of Arts degree in music. Contact: Matthew Fritz, One Alpha Drive, 717-361-1212, fax: 717. 361.1187, [email protected] Deadline: roll­ing. Tuition: $34,830. Degrees: 2,8; BA general. 75 music majors, 32 faculty, 1,850 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Gettysburg College Sunderman Conser­va­­­tory of Music (Gettysburg) SCM combines superb comprehenseive undergraduate musical training and Gettysburg College’s strength as one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. The traditions of classical music, jazz, and world music work side-by-side and overlap in a challenging course of study. Graduates go on to rewarding careers in music and related fields. Contact: Mary Smith, 300 North Wash­ington St., Campus Box 416, 800-431-0803, fax: 717.337.6145, [email protected] gettysburg.edu. Deadlines: 11/15, 1/15, 2/1. Tui­tion: $42,610. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 109 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,600  total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.gettysburg.edu/sunderman

Grove City College (Grove City)

This four-year private independent liberal arts college is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. Music Education graduates have been placed into teaching positions throughout the United States. Grove City College offers a quality education at an affordable cost in a thoroughly Christian environment. Contact: Edwin Arnold, 100 Campus Drive, 724-458-2084, fax: 724. 458.2164, [email protected] Deadline: 11/15 and 2/1. Tuition $13,088. Degrees: 1,2,7,11. 108 music majors, 10 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.gcc.edu/ti

Immaculata University (Immaculata) is a Catholic, comprehensive, co-educational liberal arts instution of higher education sponsored by Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Its programs, rooted in academic rigor, ethical integrity and Christian core values, encourage a commitment to lifelong learning and   excellence. Contact: Donna Bohn, 1145 King Road, 610-647-4400, fax: 610.251.1668, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $26,540. De­grees: 2,8. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $585-810 per credit hour.  De­gree: 8. 70 music majors, 26 graduate students, 38 faculty, 1,100 total enrollment. Band, jazz band, orch., chor. 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indi­ana) You’ll benefit from excellence in both the faculty and facilities at IUP, an All-Steinway School with professors who are accomplished musicians and inspiring teachers. Select from four concentrations: music education, performance, music history and literature, or music theory and composition as you study music in the recently renovated Cogswell Hall. Con­tact: Vickie Morganti, IUP 422 S. 11th Street, 724-357-2390, fax: 724.357.1324, [email protected] Deadine: 5/1. Tuition: $7,571 res., $16,395 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,12; BA general music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $4,345 res., $6,494 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 325 music majors, 20 graduate students, 34 faculty, 14,638 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

Mansfield University (Mansfield) Mans­field University was the first Pennsylvania state institution to grant a certificate to teach music, and has a long tradition of music excellence. Contact: Rachel Green, South Hall, 71 South Academy Street, 570-662-4710, fax: 570.662.4114, music @mansfield.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,240 res., $15,600 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,13; Music with Elective Studies in Business, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $7,488 res., $11,232 non-res. De­grees: 2,6; Collaborative Piano. 230 music majors, 15 graduate students, 20 music faculty, 3,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

Marywood University (Scranton) Performance opportunities across all degree programs from time students enter as freshmen, Marywood offers students experience as performers and leaders in their respective fields. Contact: Dr. Joan McCusker, 2300 Adams Avenue, 570-348-6211, fax: 570-961-4721, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $27,000. Degrees: 1,2,8,10,12. Graduate Tuition: $27,000 per 36 credit hours. Degree: 2. 68 music majors, 12 graduate students, 38 faculty, 3,300 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Messiah College (Grantham) is home to a Department of Music in a School of Arts with undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare musicians for careers in performance, education, music business, and church music. Alumni hold positions in public schools. private schools, colleges, and universities throughout the United States. Contact: Messiah College,
One College Avenue, 717-766-5000, 717.691.2307 [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition $27,536. Degrees: 1,2. Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $536/ hour. De­grees: 6. 120 music majors, 50 graduate students, 40 faculty, 2,800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch.,3 chor.
www.messiah.edu/acdept/depthome/music/Index.html

Moravian College (Bethlehem)
continues its tradition of over 265 years of music and education. Music majors are offered excellent, comprehensive, and personalized degree programs in music integrated with liberal arts studies. Post baccalaureate Teacher Certification in Music Education is also offered. Contact: Erika Mondok, 1200 Main St., 610-861-1320, fax: 610.625.7930, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $32,931. De­g: 1,2,4,7,9. 90 music majors, 55 music faculty, 1,600 total enroll. 2 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Pennsylvania State University (Univer­sity Park) to inspire and educate performers, composers, scholars, and teachers in an atomosphere that fosters excellence and serves global and regional communities through performance, research, and creative work of the highest standards. Undergraduate contact: Irene Ko­­hute, 234 Music Bldg., 814-863-0418, fax: 814.865.6785, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $15,124 res., $27,206 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4; BA, BMA, IUG. Graduate contact: Lisa Stamm, 233 Music Bldg., 814-865-1052, fax: 814.865.6785, [email protected] Deadline: 2/15, Tui­tion: $17,172 res., $29,656 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 340 music majors, 60 graduate students, 50 full-time faculty, 291 total enrollment. 9 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 10 chor.

Philadelphia Biblical University, School of Music and Performing Arts (Lang­horne) All Bachelor of Music students also enroll in a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible program. NASM accredited since 1972. All-Steinway School. Contact: Paul Isensee, 200 Manor Avenue, 215-702-4329, fax: 215.702.4324, [email protected] Tuition: $9,899. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 57 music majors, 30 faculty, 900 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

Saint Vincent College (Latrobe) The curriculum is designed within a liberal arts structure to give the strongest possible foundation in the history and theory of Western music, and its practice and performance through applied music lessons and ensembles. Contact: Br. Nathan Coch­ran, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, 724-805-2107, fax: 724.537.4554, [email protected] vincent.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $26,350. Degrees: Music, Music Perfor­mance. 10 music majors, 13 faculty, 1,666 total enroll. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor. (2010 data)

Seton Hill University (Greensburg) BM in Music Education, Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music. BA in Music. NASM Accredited. All-Steinway School. New performing arts center. Contact: Sherri Bett, 1 Seton Hill Drive, 800-826-6234, fax: 724.830.1295, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $26,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,8. 110 music students, 12 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2010 data)

Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock) The Slippery Rock University Department of Music is committed to providing learning experiences to meet the current and future needs of today’s student. The department provides an environment for serious study and musical performance as students prepare for successful careers in music education, music therapy, and performance. Contact: Mimi Campbell, 1 Morrow Way, 1-800-929-4778, fax: 724.738.2913, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $8,506 res., $14,924 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8. 140 music majors, 23 faculty, 8,856 total enrollment. 4 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove) Music lies in the heart of Susquehanna. The Music Department offers expectional training within the framework of a solid liberal arts educations. A distinguished faculty prepares students to become outstanding performers, music educators, and educated persons sensitive to the role of music in their lives and the lives of others. Contact: Sara Adams, 514 University Ave., 570-372-4309, fax: 570.372.2789, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $45,460. Degrees: 1,2, BA Music. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance (Philadelphia) The Boyer College music programs offer 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. Contact:  Kristi Morgridge, Presser Hall, 2001 N. 13th Street, 215-204-6810, fax: 215.204.4957, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $13,006 res., $22,832 non res. Degrees: 1-5,8,9. Graduate deadline. Varies. Tuition: $687/ per credit hour res., $961/ per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8. 525 music majors, 275 graduate students, 125 faculty, 30,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 20 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.
www.temple.edu/boyer

West Chester University of Pennsylvania (West Chester) A state-of-the-art music building and performing arts facility was opened in January 2007. WCU graduates hold positions of prominence in the arts and business community in music education and administration, as conductors, and musicians in major orchestras, opera companies, professional bands, and jazz groups. Contact: Allen Taylor, Swope Music Building, 610-436-2379, fax: 610. 436.2873, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Degrees: 1-4,9. Grad. deadline: rolling. Degrees: 1-6. 475 music majors, 130 graduate students, 54 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor. (2010 data)

Westminster College (New Wilmington)
 
Westminster is a small liberal arts Institution, founded in 1852. The music program encompasses over one fourth of the entire student body. Graduate School admission and Music Education hiring percentage 95%. Performance ensembles have performed both nationally and internationally. An amazing performance and education faculty. Contact: Bradley Tokar 319 S., Market Street, 724-946-7279, fax: 724.946.6270, [email protected] Dead­­line: 5/4. Tuition: $34,000. Degrees: 1,2,7; BA,minor. 90 music majors, 26 music faculty, 1,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.westminster.edu/
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South Carolina
Converse College (Spartanburg) Contact: Kimberly Newton-Burgess, 580 East Main Street, 864-596-9040, fax: 864.596.9225, [email protected] Deadline: 11/15. Tuition: $27,320. Degrees: 1-5,8. 100 music majors, 17 faculty, 800 total enroll.

Furman University (Greenville) is a private liberal arts university founded in 1826 and nationally acclaimed for its academic excellence, engaged learning program, sustainability program, Division I athletics, and campus beauty. Students: 2,700 undergraduates from 47 states and 43 countries. Stu­dent/faculty ratio 11:1. Music ensembles: 32. Yearly recitals/concerts: 250-280. Nonmajors welcome. Con­tact: Marcella Freese, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., 864-294-2086, fax: 864.294.3035, [email protected] Deadline: varies: ED, EA, RD. Tuition: $48,000. Degrees: 1-4,7, BA in Music. 250 music majors, 51 faculty, 2,700 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch, 4 chor.
www.FurmanMusic.org

University of South Carolina (Colum­bia) The USC School of Music offers more than 20 degree programs. Reduced tuition rates available for out-of-state students who receive USC Music or academic scholarships. Contact: Jennifer Jablonski, 813 Assembly St., 803-777-6614, fax: 803.777.6508, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $9,768 res., $25,952 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $10,916 res., $22,444 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 360 music majors, 160 graduate students, 60 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 8 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

Winthrop University (Rock Hill) has been identified in the US News and World Report ranking as a top 10 Southern regional university for 19 consecutive years. Contact: Donald M. Rogers, Department of Music, 129 Conservatory of Music, 803-323-2255, fax: 803.323.2343, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $12,656 res., $23,796 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $12,186 res., $22,792 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6,10. 180 music majors, 30 graduate students, 40 faculty, 6,448 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.

South Dakota
Northern State University (Aberdeen) The NSU Department of Music  offers the BME and  BA degrees in music. The highly qualified faculty is dedicated to student success. The facilities are outstanding and include the 1,000 seat Johnson Fine Arts Center main theatre. NSU is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM. Contact: Boyd Perkins, 1200 South Jay Street, 605-626-2497, fax: 605.626.2263,  [email protected] Tuition: $7,414 res., $8,460 non-res. Degrees: 2,12; BA. 119 music majors, 17 faculty, 3,420 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.northern.edu/music

University of South Dakota (Vermillion) is a comprehensive public institution of higher education granting bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The University of South Dakota offers a wide range of programs with a liberal arts or pre-professional emphasis and many nationally recognized graduate programs. U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review recognize USD as one of the nation’s top colleges for academic excellence and best values. Con­tact: Tisha Lindgren, 414 E. Clark St., 605-677-6622, fax: 605.677.6323, [email protected] Deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $3,657 res., $5,486 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $173/credit hour res., $366/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1,2,5. 120 music majors, 20 graduate students, 20 faculty, 8,700 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Tennessee
Lee University School of Music (Cleve­land) Lee University’s School of Music combines the vision of preparing its students for responsible Christian living in a complex world with the goal of offering the finest conservatory-level training to produce well-prepared performers, excellent educators, committed church musicians, and musicians who can compete in today’s music industry. Contact: Emily Harbin, 1130 Parker St., 423-614-8240, fax: 423.614.8242, [email protected] Dead­­line: rolling. Tuition: $12,120. Degrees: 1,2,7,11. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $4,554. Degrees: 1,2,7. 315 music majors, 67 faculty, 4,006 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 9 chor.

Lincoln Memorial University (Harrogate) The music program at Lincoln Memorial University is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate music performance and education. Our students work closely with LMU’s nationally recognized music faculty in a close-knit, supportive environment. LMU offers undergraduate degrees in vocal and instrumental performance as well as the Tennessee teacher licensure in music. Con­tact: Sean Greene, 6965 Cumber­land Gap Parkway, 423-869-7075, [email protected] net.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $15,120. Degrees: 1,2. 25 music majors, 5 faculty, 3,948 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor. (2010 data)

Middle Tennessee State University (Mur­frees­boro) A comprehensive school of music preparing students for careers in education, performance, composition, and industry, located in the greater Nashville area. Con­tact: Connie Bowrey, 1301 East Main Street, Box 47, 615-898-2469, fax: 615.898. 5037, [email protected] Deadline: 7/1 fall, 12/15 spring. Tuition: $6,300 res., $18,800 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11,13. Graduate deadline: 6/1 fall, 10/1 spring. Tuition: $3,800 res., $9,400 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11,13. 340 music majors, 40 graduate students, 78 faculty, 23,400 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.mtsumusic.com

Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville) TTU graduates are in the top levels of teaching and professional music around the country. With full-time faculty on every instrument and voice, students get individual attention and support every step of the way but develop all the skills needed to become successful professionals or attend graduate schools anywhere. Contact: Admissions, 931-372-3161, fax: 931.372.6279, [email protected] Deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $6,438 res., $20,070 non-res. Degrees: B.M. in Education, B.M. in Performance, M.A. in Curriculum-Music. 167 music majors, 24 music faculty, 11,538 total enrollment. 5bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 chor., 2 orch.

University of Memphis, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (Memphis) We prepare students for careers in music with thorough and thoughtful preparation in all musical endeavors and by engaging them in a comprehensive learning experience. This total immersion approach is realized by faculty members who have active careers in performance, recording, and publishing. Con­tact: Kay Yager, 129 Music Building, 3775 Central Ave., 901-678-3766, fax: 901. 678.3096, [email protected] De­grees: 1-6,8,11,13. 420 music ma­jors, 47 faculty, 22,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
http://memphis.edu/music

University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Com­mitted to Ex­cellence. Whether your passion is to perform, teach, or compose, the University of Tennessee School of Music will help you realize your dreams. Develop your talent under the direction of our world-class faculty. Be a part of our exciting band, jazz, choral music, orchestra, or opera ensembles. Contact: Carolyn Anderson, 2438 Dunford Hall, 915 Vol­unteer Blvd., 865-974-3241, fax: 865.974. 1941, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $7,382 res., $22,420 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,7,9. Grad. dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $8,362 res., $23,400 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 420 music majors, 100 graduate students, 52 faculty, 27,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor. (2010 data)
University of Tennessee (Martin) The Department of Music at UTM focuses on undergraduate music education in a rural, traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized by close collaboration among students, faculty, and staff. Majors are offered in music education, performance, and pedagogy; and music degrees include the Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Arts. Contact: Elaine Harriss, 210 Hurt St., 731-881-7401, fax: 731.881.7415, [email protected] Tui­tion: $6,718 res., $19,128, non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 110 music majors, 15 faculty, 8,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 chor.

Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music (Nashville)

If you are looking for the perfect balance between a finely tuned music school and a highly regarded university, consider the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt is one of only three top-20 universities in the nation to offer an acclaimed and accredited undergraduate school of music, the only one whose school is solely for undergraduates. Contact: Dwayne Sagen, 2400 Blakemore Ave., 615-322-6181, fax: 615.343.0324, [email protected] Deadline: 1/3. Tuition: $40,320. Degrees: 1-4. 200 music majors, 50 faculty, 6,700 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.vanderbilt.edu/blair
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Texas
Baylor University (Waco)
Baylor is a private Baptist university and nationally ranked liberal arts institution. Contact: De­loris Acevedo, 1 Bear Pl. #97408, 254-710-7681, fax: 254.710.1191, [email protected] De­grees: 1-7. Grad.Degrees: 1-7. 325 music majors, 65 graduate students, 67 faculty, 12,149 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor. (2010 data)

East Texas Baptist University (Marshall) Contact: Thomas Webster, One Tiger Dr., 903-923-2158, fax: 903.934.8114, [email protected] Deadline: 8/16. Tui­tion: $18,368. Degrees: 1,2,7. 53 music majors, 8 faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor.

Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene) The School of Music and Fine Arts is one of the oldest accredited programs in the state of Texas. Students receive a well-rounded education in a liberal arts environment. A nationally recognized faculty offers a challenging curriculum for students in all performance disciplines. Contact: Robert Brooks, P.O. Box 16230, 325-670-1426, fax: 325.670.5873, [email protected] Deadline: Fall. Tuition: $715/hour. Degrees: 1-4,7; BA in music with music business emphasis. Graduate deadline: Fall. Tui­tion: $725/ hour. Degrees 1-4,7. 103 music majors, 6 graduate students, 17 faculty, 2,450 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Lamar University (Beaumont) The newly named Mary Morgan Moore Department  De­partment of Music offers varied degrees in all aspects of music. Located in Southeast Texas, 90 miles east of Houston, Lamar offers a superior-quality ed­ucational experience with emphasis on individual achievement. Contact: Robert Cul­bertson, PO Box 10044, 409-880-8144, fax: 409.880.8143, [email protected] Deadline: ongoing. Tui­­tion: $8,000 res., $22,000 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4; BA in Music, B.A. in Arts (Music Business). Graduate deadline: ongoing. Tuition: $6,000 res., $11,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 150 music ma­jors, 6 graduate students, 30 faculty, 15,00 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Rice University, Shepherd School of Music (Houston) is an institution made up of renowned group of atist-teachers, an extraordinary student body and a well-rounded curriculum. All these things have positioned The Shepherd School as one of the top conservatories and schools of music, both in the United States and abroad. Contact: Geoffrey Scott, PO Box 1892, 713-348-4854, fax: 713.348.5317, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $34,900. Degrees: 1,3-5. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $25,900. Degrees: 1,3-6; Piano Accompanying, Vocal Coaching, Choral Conducting. 120 music majors, 180 graduate students, 61 faculty, 3,485 total enrollment. 2 orch., 1 chor.

Southern Methodist University (Dallas) The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University offers conservatory-level music training with a high profile liberal arts education on a beautiful residential campus. Bachelor, Master degrees, and Performer/Artist Diplomas are offered. In­strumental studios are taught by members of the Dallas Symphony Orch­estra. Scholar­ships are available. Contact: Alan Wagner, PO Box 750356, 214-768-3745, fax: 214.768.4669, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $33,144. Degrees: 1,2,4,8. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $20,715. Degrees: 1,2,4-7,10, Piano Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 120 graduate students, 80 faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of North Texas, College of Music (Denton) offers a large undergraduate and graduate comprehensive music program with Bachelor’s, Master’s, Graduate Artist Certificate, and Doctoral programs in performance, music education, jazz studies, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, opera, early music, and music medicine. Contact: Becky Hughes, 1155 Union Circle, #311367, 940-369-7771, fax: 940.565.2002, [email protected] Dead­- line: 6/15. Tuition: $7,001 res., $13,649 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $5,396 res., $10,382 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 1,085 music majors, 615 graduate students, 146 faculty, 34,800 total enroll. 6 bands, 15 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

University of Texas (Austin) 512-471-7764, [email protected] Degrees: 1-5,9,11,13. Grad.  degrees: 1-6,9.

University of Texas (El Paso) There is something about our spectacular mountain vistas and Southwest skies that inspires us to achieve at the UTEP. From our founding in 1914 as the state’s first school of mines to the 20,000 student-strong university we’ve be­come today, we give students the educational tools to make their dreams come true. Con­tact: Stella Burns, 500 W. University Ave., 915-747-6186, fax: 915.747.8893. Tuition: $3,632 res., $8,643 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,13. Grad. tuition: $4,143 res., $9,226 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 300 music majors, 49 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2010 data)

University of Texas (San Antonio) UTSA music faculty are artists, composers, and scholars dedicated to fostering the next generation of musicians, scholars, and entrepreneurs. Our ensembles maintain a full schedule of performances; music marketing students are enjoying applied projects in recording and marketing; music education students develop strong rehearsal skills for success on the podium. Con­tact: April Hufty, 1 UTSA Blvd., 210-458-4357, fax: 210.458.4901, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 5/15. Tui­tion: $3,700 res., $9,700 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9-11,13. Grad­uate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $3,700 res., $9,700 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 335 music majors, 75 graduate students, 42 faculty, 36,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.  (2010 data)

Wayland Baptist University (Plainview) The School of Music offers specialist degrees in performance, education, and church music in addition to general degrees with emphasis in theory/composition. the program supports a marching band, symphonic wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, pep band, and other chamber groups in addition to full keyboard and vocal offerings. Contact: Joe Barry, 1900 W 7th St. CMB #644, 806-291-1074, fax: 806.291.1967, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $10,440. Degrees: 1,2,7. 67 music major, 11 faculty, 1,088 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.

West Texas A&M University (Canyon) has an outstanding and highly respected Department  of Music. We are proud that we are small enough to offer students expert, individualized instruction from an expert in thier field, and large enough to offer many learning and performing opportunities for an exciting college life. Contact: Dan Garcia, Box 60907, 800-999-8268. Dead-line: open. Tuition: $6,482 res., $15,872 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8, music with Elective Studies in Business. Grad. deadline: open. Tui­tion: $8,432 res., $17,822 non-res. Degree: 1,2,4,6. 255 music majors, 28 graduate students, 25 faculty, 7,550 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Utah
University of Utah (Salt Lake City) The School of Music, the Intermountain West’s only comprehensive music school offering undergraduate through doctoral music degrees, provides rigorous training for careers in music. Student will discover a program of the highest caliber located in a place of spectacular beauty, world-class cultural amenities, and unlimited possibilities for outdoor recreation. Contact: Connie Floor, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, 204 Gardner Hall, 801-581-6762, fax: 801.581.5683. Dead­line: 2/15. Tuition: $2,650 res., $8,315 non-res. De­grees: 1-5,9; BA. Grad. deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $2,600 res., $8,120 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9; MA in Musicology. 400 music majors, 125 graduate students, 91 faculty, 525 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.music.utah.edu/
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Virginia
George Mason University (Fairfax)

The Mason School of Music is an inclusive community – students, faculty, performers, scholars, administrators and staff – whose  common goal is to inspire artistic and academic excellence as an intrinsic element of a balanced education within an atmosphere of discipline, lifelong learning, and service within the university, local, national and international communities. Contact: Lynn Wildman, 4400 Uni­versity Drive, MSN3E3, 703-993-1380, fax: 703.993.1394, [email protected] gmu.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $8,484 res., $25,248 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, 4,9. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition $461/ credit hour res., $1,100.25/ credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,10. 300 music majors, 75 graduate students, 100 faculty. 33,000 total enrollment. 8 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
http://music.gmu.edu

James Madison University (Harrisonburg) Contact: School of Music, 880 S. Main St., MSC 7301, 540-568-3851, fax: 540.568.7819, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $8,448 res., $21,738 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,11. Graduate deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $9,000 res., $24,072 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. 400 music majors, 65 faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

Longwood University (Farmville) Small classes with individual attention from award-winning faculty with doctoral degrees. Numerous performance opportunities and scholarships. Contact: Gordon Ring, 201 High Street, 434-395-2504, fax: 434.395.2436. [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tui­tion: $351/credit res., $746/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Piano Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $386/credit res., $878/ credit non-res. Degree: 2. 85 music majors, 12 graduate students, 23 faculty, 4,300 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 4 chor.
www.longwood.edu/music

Lynchburg College (Lynchburg) For students interested in becoming professional performers, music teachers, or composers, the Music Department offers a music major leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Student are expected to have a high level of musical competence in performance in their chosen area, either instrumental or vocal. Contact: Sharon Wal­ters-Bower, 1501 Lakeside Dr., 434-544-8439, fax: 434.544.8653, [email protected] Deadline: 11/15. Tuition: $27,210 res., $29,860 non res. De­grees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: 7/31. Tuition: $415-490/credit hour. De­gree: 6. 32 music majors, 8 graduate students, 8 faculty, 2,800 total enrollment.

Shenandoah University (Winchester) World-renowned Shenandoah Conservatory offers intense, specialized, professional traning in music, theatre and dance. Students work with a faculty of active professionals as they develop artistically and intellectually for careers in the performing arts. Shenandoah Conserv-atory offers more than 60 degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s artist diploma and doctoral levels. Contact: Jean Swartz, 1460 University Drive, 800-432-2266, www.su.edu/[email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $26,520. Degrees: 1,2,4,7-9,12-13; arts management. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $14,166. Degrees: 1,2,4,6-8,10. 498 music majors, 163 graduate students, 62 full-time faculty, 48 part-time faculty, 661 conservatory enrollment, 3,300 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 chamber orch., 3 chamber chor.

University of Mary Washington (Fred­ricksburg) The Department of Music of the University of Mary Washington offers a curriculum accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in music. Students may combine music with another major or may complete a program leading to teacher licensure in music. Contact: Alison Gauch-Heiber, 1301 College Ave., Pollard Hall, 540-654-1012, fax: 540.654. 1966, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $3,931 res., $9,795 non-res. De­gree: Bachelor of Arts in Music. 70 music majors, 22 faculty, 4,200 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch, 4 chor.

Virginia Commonwealth University (Rich­mond) VCU Music has great opportunities for you whether you want to hone your skills on a specific instrument, learn the best techniques for teaching tomorrow’s musicians, collaborate with other great chamber or jazz musicians or make music a foundation for other career goals. Contact: Karmalita Bawar, 922 Park Ave., 804-828-1167, fax: 804.827.0230, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $10,093 res., $22,947 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 4/1. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment.
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Washington
University of Puget Sound (Tacoma) As an undergraduate program at a liberal arts college, we are dedicated to training musicians for professional careers in music. Through personalized attention, our faculty will prepare you for graduate study, professional performance, teaching in public schools or private studios, careers in music business or music-related fields. Contact: Admissions, 1500 N. Warner St., 253-879-3211, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $38,510. Degrees: 1-4,11. 110 music majors, 40 faculty, 2,600 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 4 chor.

West Virginia
Glenville State College (Glenville) Our department features internationally recognized faculty, an incredible faculty-to-student ratio, a beautiful and clean state-of-the-art facility, and a wide range of performing opportunities. We are truly a music family at GSC. Contact: Lloyd Bone, Jr., 200 High St., 304-462-6340, [email protected] Tuition: $5,400 res., $12,800 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,11; Bluegrass. 50 music majors, 6 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 chor.

West Virginia University (Morgantown) The division of music offers professional preparation for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. The division’s accredited programs pro­vide an exciting environment for the exploration and understanding of music. The distinguished faculty of outstanding teachers includes internationally acclaimed artists and scholars. Contact: College of Creative Arts, Evansdale Drive, 304-293-5511, fax: 304.293. 7491, [email protected] Tuition: $16,864 res., $29,034 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate tuition: $17,750 res., $29,844 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 230 music majors, 65 graduate students, 45 faculty, 29,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
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Wisconsin
Carthage College (Kenosha) This private college of the liberal arts and sciences is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Carthage boasts a long-standing commitment to educating the whole person by nourishing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical dimensions of students’ lives. Music plays a vital role on campus. Contact: Dean Clark, 2001 Alford Park Drive, 800-351-4058, fax: 262.551.5762, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $29,750. De­grees: 1,2,4,7,9,12; Piano Pedagogy. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.
www.carthage.edu

Lawrence University (Appleton)

Devoted exclusively to the education of under­graduates, the Lawrence University Con­­servatory is a nationally recognized con­servatory located within a distinguished college of the liberal arts and sciences. Contact: Nathan Ament, 711 E. Boldt Way, 800-227-0982, fax: 920.832. 6782, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $46,371. Degrees: 1-4. 340 music majors, 62 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.lawrence.edu

University of Wisconsin (Madison) is one of the top 10 public universities in the country, and the School of Music is ranked in the top 10% of comprehensive music programs. Contact: Admissions, 3561 Hu­man­ities Bldg., 455 N. Park St., 608-263-1900, fax: 608.262.8876, [email protected] Under­­grad­uate de­grees: 1-5. Graduate deadline: 11/1. De­grees: 1-6; Collaborative Piano and Piano Pedagogy, Double Master’s Degree with School of Library and Information Studies. 250 music majors, 150 graduate students, 70 faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) The UW-Milwaukee campus is a vibrant, diverse, and relevant university, connects students to the cultural and economic art of the state of Wisconsin. UWM’s unique location gives students the benefits of being close to a vibrant, culturally active metropolitan city, while studying with accomplished faculty and attending the only comprehensive School of Fine Arts in Wisconsin. Contact: Music Deparment, UWM Fine Arts-Music, PO Box 413, 414-229-5162, fax: 414. 229.2776, [email protected] Dead­line: variable. Tuition: $4,340 res., $9,205 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,11,12, Chamber Music Cer­tificate, Collaborative Piano, Jazz Studies. Grad. dead­line: variable. Tuition: $5,500 res., $12000 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Chamber Music Certificate, Collaborative Piano. 400 music majors, 150 graduate students, 70 faculty, 30,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh) The Department of Music at the University of Wiscosin Oshkosh offers a high degree of individual attention. The music facilities are among the finest in the nation with spacious rehearsal rooms, numerous practice facilities, a state-of-the-art recording studio and a highly acclaimed performance hall. Contact: Carl Chapman, 800 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-4224, fax: 920.424.1266, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tui­tion: $6,682 res., $14,670 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,11,13. 150 music majors, 30 faculty, 13,002 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Platteville) Experience excellence in the music at UW-Platteville with the finest artist teachers, outstanding facilities, and a 21st century curriculum designed to meet your musical needs as a performer, music educator, and a member of the music industry. Innovative teaching, great student and faculty ensembles, and dedication to musical excellence is UW-Platteville hallmark. Contact: Angela Udelhofen, 1 University Plaza, 608-342-1125, fax: 609.342.1122 [email protected] Dead­line: open. Tuition: $7,118 res., $14,500 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,11. 105 music majors, 22 faculty, 7,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.uwplatt.edu
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Canada
Brandon University (Brandon, Manito­ba) The School of Music offers undergraduate/ graduate-level degree pro­grams, performance and jazz studies, history and theory, including honors programs and/or composition, and music education pro­grams. Contact: Heather Baesley, 204-727-7388, fax: 204. 728.6839, [email protected] Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate Degrees: 1-5,9. 41 faculty, 200 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1, orch., 2 chor. (2010 data)

McGill University (Montreal) The Schu­lich School of Music of McGill University is internationally renowned for its leadership in combining conservatory-style musical training, humanities-based scholarship, and scientific-technological research at the highest levels. Contact: Patrick O’Neill, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, 514-398-4546, fax: 514.398.8873, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $8,268 res., $19,623 non res. Degrees 1-5,9; Early Music. Graduate deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $7,500 res., $16,580 non res. Degrees: 1-6,9,13-15; Early Music, Music Technology. 550 music majors, 250 graduate students, 84 faculty, 800 music school enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 5 orch., 3 chor.

The Royal Conservatory of Music, the Glenn Gould School (Toronto) The GGS is the ideal destination for the student who has made a conscious decision to pursue a career as a performer. With our small scale, internationally recognized faculty, and immersive performance environment, our students have access to everything they need to fulfill their dreams. Contact: Meiyen Lee, 273 Bloor Street West, 416-408-2824, fax: 416.408.5025, [email protected] Degree: Performance Diploma; Bachelor of Music (Performance) degree option. Graduate Degree: Artist Diploma. 65 music majors, 65 graduate students, 80 faculty, 130 total enrollment. 1 orch. (2010 data)
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