2012 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 degree: 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, 101 Goodwin Hall, W. Samford Ave., 334-844-4165, fax: 334.844.3168, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1 Tuition: $7,872 res., $23,616 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate Deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $7,866 res., $23,598 non-res. Degrees: 2. 115 music majors, 35 graduate  students, 30 faculty, 25,000 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 provides individual attention to each student. Contact: Laurie Smith, Box 870366, 205-348-7110, fax: 205.348.1473, lesmith@
music.ua.edu. Deadline 3/1. Tuition: $4,600/semester res., $11,475/semester non-res. Degrees: 1-15. 360 music majors, 67 faculty, 430 total enrollment. Graduate deadline 2/1. Tuition: $4,600/semester res., $11,475/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, 256-782-5559, fax: 256.782.5896,
[email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $7,950 res., $15,900 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Tuition: $6,282 res., $12,564 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 220 music majors, 25 graduate students, 26 music faculty, 9,600 total enrollment. 4 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.
www.southalabama.edu/music

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Alaska
University of Alaska (Fairbanks) Contact:  Mike Earnest, 102 Signers Hall, 800-467-1723, 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, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 3 chor.

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: Amy Chou, 50 East Gammage Parkway, 480-965-3371, 480.727.6544, [email protected] Tui­tion: $10,024 res., $23,277 non-­res. De­grees: 1-4,8,9,12, BA in Music. Grad­uate dead­­­line: 12/1. Tuition: $10,517 res., $18,930 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4-6,8,12, Interdisciplinary Digital Media. 375 music majors, 375 graduate students, 98 faculty, 58,404 total en­rollment. 8 bands, 5 jazz bands, 4 orch., 5 chor.
http://music.asu.edu

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: flexible. Tui­tion: $9,114 res., $25,310 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: flexible. Tui­tion: $10,202 res., $25,612 non-res. De­grees: 1-6. 203 music majors, 221 graduate students, 54 faculty. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch, 6 chor.

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 7733, 870-230-5036, fax: 870.230.5424, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $6,500 res., $11,600 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 127 music majors; 25 music faculty, 3,800 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: Lori Motl, 410 Ouachita St., 870-245-5128, fax: 870.245.5274, [email protected] Deadline: 6/1. Tuition: $27,500 Degrees: 1,2,4,7,12. 160 music ma­jors, 24 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: Christy Hoffman, 501 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.

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California
Biola University (La Mirada) Dedicated to quality and providing rigorous undergraduate music education in an atmosphere of Christian community, Biola’s Conservatory builds a foundation for life-long pursuit of excellence and prepares musicians for teaching, graduate study, performance, ministry in church music, and additional musical careers. Significant scholarships available. Contact: Anna Glenn, 13800 Biola Avenue, 562-903-4892, fax: 562.903.4746, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $29,908. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 160 music majors, 27 faculty, 4,271 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.biola.edu/music


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, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/4. Tui­tion: $38,438. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/4. Tuition: $38,438. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Experimental Sound Practices. 43 music majors, 60 faculty, 767 total enrollment.

California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo) A nationally ranked, comprehensive public university located on Calfornia’s Central Coast, Cal Poly is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today’s scientific and technical world. The Music Department offers students both academic and performance opportunities within a collaborative, nuturing environment. Contact: James Maraviglia, 1 Grand Avenue, 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, 12 full-time 20 part-time  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: $3,369 per semster res., $7,833 per semester for non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Graduate dead­­line: 1/14. Tuition: $4,062 per semester for res., $7,038 for non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 620 music majors, 100 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 industries of Los Angeles. Contact: Lea Antone, 18111 Nordhoff Street, 818-667-3184, Fax: 818.677.5876, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $7,002 res., $18,162 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11; Media Composition. Graduate deadline: on-going. Tuition: $8,388 res., $14,340 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11; Media Composition. 600 music majors, 75 faculty, 36,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Degree: 1. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Degrees: 1. 61 music majors, 56 graduate students, 42 faculty. 1 orch.

Music Licensing of Hollywood (Hollywood) Professional training in the art of music for films. Mentoring and collaboration with world class composing faculty. Study classes held on a major movie studio lot in Hollywood. Apprenticeship program establishes music placements and royalties in the Film and TV industry. (No other music school offers such a program) Contact: Carolyn Richfield, 8801 Independence Ave. #5, 818-626-9673, [email protected] Tuition: $25,000. Professional Certification.

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. Contact: Stephanie Marshall, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, 310-506-4111,
Fax: 310.506.4077, [email protected] Deadline: 1/5. Tui­tion: $42,520. Degrees: 1,2,4. 37 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 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. (2011 data)

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: $37,600. De­grees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $36,500. Degrees: 1,4,6. 64 faculty, 400 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.sfcm.edu

San Francisco State University (San Francisco) One of California’s premier music performance programs, the School of Music & Dance at SF State offers many opportunities to develop students’ musical abilities through private instruction, large and small ensembles, and an NASM accredited, rigorous curriculum of academic classes with internationally recognized faculty. Generous scholarships are available for current and incoming students. Contact: Cyrus Ginwala, 1600 Holloway Avenue, 415-338-1431, fax: 415.338.3294, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $6,938 res., $13,634 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3,4,6,9. Graduate Deadline: 2/28. Tuition: $8,324 res., $15,020 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 300 music majors, 30 graduate students, 41 faculty. 30,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park) Close to San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean, SSU’s NASM-accredited music proram is housed in the 105,435-square-foot Green Music Center. Concerts take place in acoustically acclaimed Weill Hall. SSU offers generous scholarships and performance opportunities in instrumental, choral, jazz, and music theatre. Scholarship Auditions March 10th, 2013. Contact: Dolores Bainter, 1801 East Cotati Avenue, 707-664-2324, fax: 707.664.3469, [email protected] 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: Andrea Strickland, 3601 Pacific Ave., 209-946-2418, fax: 209.946.2770, astrickland@pacific.
edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $37,800. 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, music@redlands .edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $39,038. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $16,960. De­grees: 1,2,4,6; Artist Diploma. 164 music majors, 34 graduate students, 35 faculty, 2,448 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.redlands.edu/academics/school-of-music.aspx

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Colorado
University of Colorado (Boulder)

Creating futures in music and culture within an internationally recognized research university. From award winning classical and jazz performances programs to composition, music education, and theory offerings, our wide range of conservatory-level training focuses on student succcess and well-being, producing the strongest musicians and offering the best performance opportunities possible. Contact: Fred Peterbark, Imig Music Bldg., 301 UCB, 303-492-8468, fax: 303.492.4724, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $9,955 res., $31,865 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,9,12. Graduate dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $5,410 res., $14,730 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; Early Music. 285 music majors, 270 graduate students, 77 faculty, 24,757 total enrollment. 5 bands, 10 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
http://music.colorado.edu/

Western State Colorado University (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 WSCU students. Contact: John Wacker,  600 North Adams, 970-943-2169, fax: 970.943.2329, [email protected] Dead­­line: start of classes. Tuition: $4,627 res., $14,496 non-res., Degree: 1,2; Bachelor of Arts in Music. 35 music majors, 7 faculty, 2,200 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: 1/15. Tuition: $8,712 res., $26,544 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA. 171 music majors, 49 music faculty, 17,815 total enrollment. Grad. deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $10,782 res., $27,990  non-res. Degrees: 1,3,5,6. 63 graduate students, 49 faculty, 6,331 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

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: $30,618. Degrees: 1-5,9-13; BA Music, Performing Arts Management, BFA Theatre or Dance. Grad­uate deadline: 1/2. Tuition: $9,000-$20,000, depending on degree. Degrees: 1-7; Suzuki Pedagogy. 400 music majors, 180 graduate students, 100 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 11 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

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: 100 Or­chard Road, 302-831-8426, fax: 302.831.3589, [email protected] Tuition: $10,150 res., $27,240 non-res. Deg: 1-5. Grad tui­tion: $27,240. Deg: 1-6. 210 music majors, 37 grad. students, 40 faculty, 247 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor.

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Florida
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 1,150 music students (700 undergraduate and 400 graduate), we are able to offer degree programs through the doctorate in virtually every field of music. Contact: Jeff Hoh, 850-644-6102, fax: 850.644.2033, music
[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.

Florida Southern College (Lakeland) is committed to a holistic education that seeks to create an environment where students are encouraged to grow intellectually, socially, and morally. This goal is achieved through an innovative curriculum and a pedagogical approach that combines a strong foundation in the liberal arts with hands-on, engaged learning. Contact: Cassandra Fredericks, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, 863-680-4299, fax: 863.680.4395, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $13,300. Degrees: 1,2,11; B.A. of Music.124 music majors, 28 faculty. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.


Jacksonville University (Jacksonville) Jacksonville University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Our 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. Contact: Katie Hauck, 2800 University Blvd. North, 904-256-7000, fax: 904.256.7012, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $29,100. Degrees: 1,2,4,11-13. 2,800 total students.

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. Students study with our renowned faculty upon arrival (no grad. assistants). All students receive substantial scholarships. Contact: Lynn University Conservatory of Music, 3601 N. Military Trail, 561-237-9011, fax: 561.237.9002, MNeely@Lynn.
edu. Degrees: 1,4. 40 music majors, 60 graduate students, 21 faculty, 100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 orchestra. (2011 data)

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: Lauren Wade, P.O. Box 24708, 561-803-2000, fax: 561.803.2424, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $27,000. 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 program  within an historic comprehensive university, Stetson provides an array of vocal and instrumental ensembles, including opera theatre. Students are preparing for professional careers and graduate study in music, while gaining a commitment to artistic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and professionalism within a values-based atmosphere of challenge and support. Contact: Camille Tolley, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., #8399, 386-822-8970, fax: 386.822.8948, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tu­i­tion: $36,344. Degrees: 1-4; Music Tech­nology, elective studies outside field (BM, MBA). 230 music majors, 46 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.stetson.edu/portal/music/

Southeastern University (Lakeland)

Southeastern University is a dynamic, Christ-centered university that fosters student success by integrating faith and higher learning. Our music and fine arts programs prepare students for a lifetime of excellence and servant leadership in their careers. Contact: Danny Tindall, 1000 Longfellow Blvd., 863-667-5000, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1 Tuition: $17,996. Degrees: 1,2,7,12; BA, Music Business. 7 music majors, 10 faculty, 2546 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
SEU.edu/music

University of Central Florida, (Orlando) The Department of Music within the School of Performing Arts at the Univeristy of Central Florida offers a dynamic environment in which students are challenged to reach their full potential, both musically and academically. Contact: Kirk Gay, 400 Central Florida Blvd., 407-823-5968, fax: 407.823.3378, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition $2,606 res., $9,916 no-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate degrees: 1,2. 300 music majors, 30 graduate students, 58,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 orch., 2 jazz bands, 3 chors.

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, 305-284-2247, fax: 305.284.6475,
[email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $39,980. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: 29,880. Degrees: 1-6,8-11,13. 398 music majors, 55 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 6 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
http://www.music.miami.edu

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. (2011 data)

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Georgia
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 band, 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, schwob [email protected] Dead­line: 6/30. Tuition: $5,620 res., $15,442 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $3960 res., $10,620 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 250 music majors, 35 graduate students, 36 faculty. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://music.columbusstate.edu

Emory University (Atlanta) Emory offers innovative, rigorous, libral arts curriculum that 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: John Latting, 1390 Oxford Rd.,  404-727-6036, fax: 404.727.4303, admiss@
emory.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $40,600. Degrees: 1,4,7,9. 140 music majors, 18 music faculty, 12,000 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: Kevin Chambers, 231 W. Hancock St., 478-445-6284, 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.

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: $9,410 res., $27,620 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,11,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $9,808 res., $28,928 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9. 420 music majors, 75 graduate students, 70 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.music.gsu.edu

Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw) offers degrees in music education, performance, jazz, composition, ethnomusicology, and musicology, and present more than 150 concerts annually. We are accredited by the National Association for Schools of Music and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and have an All-Steinway designation. Contact: Samuel Robinson, 1000 Chastain Road, MD 3101 WB Blgd. 31 Rm, 770-423-6614, fax: 770. 420.4414, COTA-Admissions@ken nesaw.edu. Deadline: varies. Tuition: $4,596 res., $16,572 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. 200 music major, 22 faculty, 25000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.


Mercer University (Macon) Townsend is home to the Robert McDuffie Cener for Strings. Talented string students receive conservatory-quality training from internationally recoginzed faculty, along with classes in real-world skills and a strong liberal arts education. Contact: Stanley Roberts, 1400 Coleman Ave., 478-301-5751, [email protected] Deadline: 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.

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 Hodgson School. Undergraduate Contact: Suzanne Caruso, 250 River Road, 706-542-3737, fax: 706.542. 2773, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $9,842 res., $28,052 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8. Graduate Contact: Susan LeCroy, 250 River Road, 706-542-3737, fax: 706.542.2773 [email protected] Graduate deadline: 12/1 (priority). Tuition $4,965 res., $12,045 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8. 250 music majors, 70 music faculty, 600 total enrollment. 6 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 9 chor.
www.music.uga.edu

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: Colleen Kelly, 1601 E. Maple St., 678-839-6516, fax: 678.839.6259, [email protected] Dead-line: 6/1. Tuition: $2,367 res., $8,355 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. 110 music ma­jors, 10 graduate students, 21 faculty, 11,800 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 chors.

Valdosta State University (Valdosta) The VSU Department of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, and presents over 200 musical performances each year. In addition, performing ensembles of the department travel throughout Georgia, the Southeast, and abroad. The faculty are active performers, scholars, conductors, clinicians, and adjudicators throughout the region. Contact: Doug Farwell, 1500 N. Patterson, 229-333-5804, fax: 229.259.  5578, [email protected] Deadline: 6/1 Tuition: $3,381 res., $9,519 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Tui­tion: $3,627 res., $10,596 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,6. 170 music majors, 13 graduate students, 33 faculty, 12,277 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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: Torrey Lawrencec, 875 Perimeter Dr MS 4015, 208-885-6231, fax: 208.885.7254,[email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $3,106 res., $9,500 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,11. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $3,581 res., $9,975 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5. 250 music majors, 20  graduate students, 30 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, orch., 4 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: $34,614. Degrees: 1,2,4,9; Pre-music therapy. 105 music majors, 40 music faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 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 liberal and fine arts, the sciences, business administration, communications, education, engineering, and health sciences. Music ensembles are open to all Bradley students and over 350 students take part in the music  program. Go Far, Go Bradley.  Contact: David Vro­man, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., 309-677-2595, fax: 309.677.3871, dvroman@
bradley.edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $27,920. Degrees: 1,2,4,11; Music Minor. 100 music majors, 31 faculty, 5,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
http://slane.bradley.edu/music

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 College also offers an MFA in Music Composition for the screen. 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: $20,094. Degrees: 1,4,9; BA, BMus. Graduate tui­tion: $17,592. Degrees: 1,4,9; MFA. 760 music majors, 24 graduate students, 83 faculty, 12,662 total enrollment.

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: 12/1. Tui­tion: $33,440. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $18,000. 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

Elmhurst College (Elmhurst) is a liberal arts college that prepares students for professional life through first-hand experience with the professional world, and advances the life of the mind. With 3 concert bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 choirs, 2 orchestras, 2 vocal jazz ensembles, 10 jazz combos, 2 electric guitar ensembles, 1 classical guitar ensemble, 20 small classical ensembles, and a percussion ensemble students from all over campus can find a group to fit their musical interests. Contact Gayle Bisesi 630-617-3524, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $31,450. Degrees: 2,3,4,7,9,11, &12. 200 music majors, 30 music minors, 65 faculty, 3400 total enrollment.
http://public.elmhurst.edu/music


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 220, 309-438-7631, fax: 309.438.5833, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $5,695 res., $9,926 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8,12; Liberal Arts, Music Business. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $2,772 res., $5,751 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,8. 340 music majors, 60 graduate students, 49 faculty, 18,535 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 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: $37,774. Degrees: 1,2,4,12. 200 music majors, 56 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. (2011 data)

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] Deadline: Prior to 3/1 for scholarship consideration. Tui­tion: $30,891. Degrees: 1,2,9,12. 90 music majors, 46 faculty, 2,729 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. Northeastern Illinois University was recently ranked sixth in U.S. for “Best Investment” in Newsweek’s annual editional of “College Rankings 2012.” Contact: Sasha Gerritson, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., 773-442-5906, fax: 773.442.5910, [email protected] Deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $6,600 res., $13,200 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Grad­uate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $4,950 res., $9,900 non-res. Degrees: Applied Pedagogy. 110 music majors, 30 graduate students, 32 faculty, 11,000 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. In addition to major performance groups, NPU offers multiple chamber ensemble opportuntities. Contact: Rebecca Ryan, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 19, 773-244-5623,  [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $22,900. Degrees: 1,2,4,7; BA.  100 music majors, 50 faculty, 2,000 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: $43,380. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $43,380. Degrees: 1-6. 425 music majors, 200 graduate students, 120 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 Chicago Symphony and Lyric Opera musicians, and international soloists and artists. It also means living and learning in one of the world’s greatest 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: $32,950 Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12. Graduate deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $32,950. Degrees: 1,4; Orchestral Studies. 230 music majors, 130 graduate students, 125 fa­culty, 520 total enrollment. 1 band, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch..

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: $27,400. Degrees: 1,2. 40 music ma­jors, 12 faculty, 2,900 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Southern Illinois University (Carbon­dale) SIU 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 an 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: 2/18. Tuition: $5,800 res., $12,000 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11,12. Piano Peda­gogy. Graduate Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $5,000 res., $9,800 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Colla­borative Piano. 110 music majors, 40 graduate students, 25 faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
http://music.siu.edu

University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago) UIC’s Music Program provides innovative and rigorous academic and performance based music programs in the heart of Chicago at one of the nation’s leading research institutions. The campus is only minutes away from Chicago’s Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, numerous jazz clubs, and the world-renowned Art Institute. Contact: Jordan Kamps, 1040 W. Harrison Street Room L017, 312-996-2977, fax: 312.996.0954, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $8,289 res., $14,484 non res. Degrees: 1,3,9. 80 music majors, 32 faculty, 16,925 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.


University of Illinois (Urbana) Conservatory-like studies at a tier-one research institution. Home to the Krannert Center for Performing Arts and the acoustically perfect Foellinger Great Hall.  Contact: Michael Holmes, 1114 W. Nevada St., 217-244-7899, fax: 217.244.4585, [email protected] Deadline 1/2. Tui­tion: $13,240 res., $27,382 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $12,526 res., $25,792 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 400 music majors, 90 faculty, 31,252 total enrollment. 9 bands, 20 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., 312-788-1120, fax: 312.225.5211, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $24,116. De­gree: 2. 140 music majors, 140 total en­rollment. Graduate Deadline: 4/1 Tui­tion: $6,200. 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: $8,012 res., $12,018 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8,9. Graduate deadline: 3/15.  Tuition: $5,304 res., $10,608 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9. 240 music majors, 35 graduate students, 42 faculty, 12,100 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: $25,400. De­g: 1,2,7,12. Grad­ Tuition: $350/ cre­dit hour. Deg: 2. 153 music majors, 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. Con­tact: Keith Kothman, 2000 West University Ave., 765-285-5400, fax: 765.285.5401, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $7,912 res., $21,892 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4,14. Grad deadline: rolling. Tuition: $7,666 res., $19,114 non-res. Deg: 1-6. 423 music majors, 105 grad students, 70 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 5 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. 40 music ma­jors, 8 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor., ensembles. 
www.BethelCollege.edu/Music

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, 204 E. Seminary St., 765-658-4006, fax: 765.658.4007, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $38,280. Deg: 1,2; General Music, 5-year double degree, BM/BA. 160 music majors, 48 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment. 2 bands, 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. 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. (2011 data)

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, 300 N. 7th Street, 812-237-2771, fax: 812.237.3009, isu-music
@mail.indistate.edu. Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $7,898 res., $17,444 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11. Gra­d­uate Deadline: 3/16. Tui­tion: $366/credit hr. res., $719/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.
www.indstate.edu/music

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 at 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: Music Admissions, 1201 E. 3rd St., 812-855-7998, fax: 812.856.6086, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1. Tuition/yr: $11,919 res., $33,369 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $535/ credit res., $1,558/credit non-res. Degrees: 1-7,9. 737 undergrad music majors, 880 graduate music students, 170+ music faculty, 42,731 total IU enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 7 orch., 10+ chor.
music.indiana.edu/

Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion) The IWU Division of Music is committed to preparing you completely with courses in liberal arts, your specific instrument, music theory, music history, conducting, instrumental techniques, and piano skills and composition, as well as offering you a variety of vocal and instrumental ensemble opportunities. IWU is a Christ-centered institution. Contact: Todd Guy, 4201 South Washington St., 765-677-2125, Fax: 765.677.2620, [email protected] Dead-line 12/1. Tuition: $23,164. Deg: 1,2,4,7. 125 music majors, 15 faculty, 3,200 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 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: 1/28. Tuition: $32,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,10. 90 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $33,900. Degrees: 1-4. 45 music majors, 32 faculty, 1,350 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: Sue Henze, Music Hall, ISU, 515-294-3831, fax: 515.294.6409, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $7,726 res., $19,838 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 140 music majors, 34 faculty, 31,000 total enrollment. 4 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: rolling. Tuition: $24,300. Degrees: 1,2. 20 music majors, 10 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 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: $35,950. De­grees: 1-4,7,11. 340 music majors, 55 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.
www.Luther.edu/music

Northwestern College (Orange City) A Northwestern education is a Christian academic community engaging students in a courageous and faithful learning and living that empower them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world.  Contact: Laura De Boer, 101 7th Street SW, 712-707-7062, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/30. Tuition: $33,510. Degrees: 1,2,7,10; Music Ministry, music minor. 41 music majors, 5 full-time and 22 adjunct faculty, 1,243 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.


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: Tricia Hawk, 335 E. Swensson St., 785-227-3311, [email protected] Deadline: ongoing. Tuition: $22,024. Degrees: 1,2. 17 faculty, 600 total enrollment. 6 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 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, admissions@
bethelks.edu. Tui­tion: $21,700. Degrees: 1,2,12. 15 music majors, 15 faculty, 476 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2011 data)

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, music@
pittstate.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $5,494 res., $15,050 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,164 res., $14,518 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.  (2011 data)

Wichita State University (Wichita) Located in Kansas’ largest city-and state’s artistic and cultural hub Wichita State University’s School of Music features internationally renowned educators (including principals of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra), graduate assistantships, and countless performance opportunities throughout the city of Wichita.  Contact: Russ Widener, 1845 Fairmount, 316-978-6565, 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., 4 chor.

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Kentucky
Asbury University (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., 859-858-3511, fax 859.858.3921, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $25,140. Degrees: 2; BA in Music with selected emphasis. 40 music ma­jors, 23 faculty, 1,250 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Kentucky Wesleyan College (Owensboro)  An exciting music program with dynamic touring choir, chamber choir, band and piano programs; many performing opportunities and career development. Con­tact: Paul Oakley, 3000 Frederica St., 270-852-3620, fax: 270.926.3196, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tuition: $19,640. De­grees: 1,2. 35 music ma­jors, 5 full-time faculty, 655 total enrollment.

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] Tuition: $9,466 res., $22,950 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,8,9.  Gradute Tuition: $10,274 res., $21,378 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 270 music majors, 60 graduate students, 75 faculty, 22,249 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 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. A new MM degree offers study in music education, conducting, and pedagogy. Contact: Mitzi Groom, 1906 College Heights Blvd., 270-745-3751, fax: 270.745. 6855, [email protected] Deadline: 8/23. Tuition: $8,400 res., $21,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Liberal Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 8/23. Tuition: $467/hr. res., $583/hr. non-res. Degree: 2,6; Pedagogy. 210 music majors, 30 graduate students, 37 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

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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. (2011 data) 

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 worlds great cultural cities. All faculty members are actively engaged in their professions. Contact: Anthony Decuir, 6363 St. Charles Ave. Box 8, 504-865-3748, fax: 504.865.2852, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $33,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $733/hr. Degrees: 1-13. 350 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40  faculty, 5,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 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. (2011 data)

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: Andrea Maley, 175 Sam Sibley Drive,  318.357.5906, [email protected] Tuition: $3,600 res., $7,200 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. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 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 non-res. De­g: 1-4,12. 115 music majors, 23 faculty, 9,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2011 data)

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.

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: $38,450. De­grees: 1,2,4,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $38,450/32,475. De­grees: 1-6,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. 342 music majors, 428 graduate students, 173 faculty. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.peabody.jhu.edu

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: $9,764 res., $20,825 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. 150 music ma­jors, 13 full-time, 31 part-time faculty, 13,119 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.umbc.edu/music

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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. (2011 data)

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: Donald Running, 40 Cedar St., 508-531-2054, fax: 508.531.1772, [email protected] Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $7,553 res., $13,692 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $8,388. Degree: 2. 50 music majors, 15 graduate students, 39 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Gordon College (Wenham) A music department housed in a traditional New England Christain Liberal Arts College setting; an NASM school since 1975. Contact: Gregory Lowther, 255 Grapevine Road, 978-867-4273, fax: 978.867.4655, [email protected] Deadline: open. Degrees 1,2, BA in Music. Graduate degree: 2. 85 music majors, 25 graduate students, 35 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orchestra, 4 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, 27 Garden St., 617-876-0956, fax: 617.876.9326, admissions@longy.edu.  Tuition: $30,600. Graduate tuition: $30,600. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. 255 music students, 170 graduate 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: $38,000. Degrees: 1,4,9; Contem­porary Im­provisation. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $38,000. Degrees: 1,2-6,9; Con­temporary Improvisation. 400 music ma­jors, 350 graduate students, 212 music faculty, 750 total enrollment. 2 bands, 25 jazz bands, 4 orch., 2 chor. 

University of Massachusetts (Amherst)  The Department of Music and Dance offers outstanding educational opportunities leading to professional careers in performing and teaching within a diverse university setting at an afforable price. Bachelor and Master Degree programs are offered in: Jazz, History, Music Education, Performance, Theory/Composition, Conducting and Collaborative Piano. Contact: Christopher Thorn­ley, 273 Fine Arts Center, 413-545-6048, fax: 413.545.2092, cthornley@music.umass.edu. Deadlines: 12/1 Spring, 2/2, 16, 3/2, 30 Fall. Tuition and fees: $13,256 res., $26,644 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate dead­line: 10/1 Spring, 1/15, 2/1 Fall. Tuition: $8,500. Degrees: 1-6,9. 275 music majors, 71 graduate students, 47 faculty, 27,569 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor., 3 percussion ensembles.
www.umass.edu/music

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Michigan
Calvin College (Grand Rapids)  Calvin's intellectually rigorous education will challenge you to stretch your mind, to consider the possibility that there is truth in positions beyond the ones you've always known. And, grounded in an unwavering Christian faith, it will challenge you to stretch your heart. The newly renovated Covenant Fine Arts Center will provide the resources for you to grow as a musician. Enjoy performance opportunities in any one of our twelve large ensembles and gain practical experience taught in our state-of-the-art classrooms and rehearsal spaces.  Find your passion in the Department of Music - dedicate your study to the BME or BA program or participate in music just for the joy of it. There is a place for you at Calvin. Make sure you apply for one of our music scholarships - open to music majors and non-majors.  Contact: Heather Harraman Rogers, 3201 Burton SE, 616-526-6253, fax: 616.526.6266, hhr2@calvin.edu. Degrees: 1-7. 100 music students, 13 Full-time, 29 adjunct faculty, 4,100 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant)
The School of Music provides a broad range of undergraduate and graduate 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: Music Building 162, 989-774-1950, fax: 989.774.3766, musicadmit@cmich.edu. 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. (2011 data)

Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) EMU Department of  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: Robert Reed, 101 Alexander Music Bldg., 734-487-4380, fax: 734.487.6939, emu.music@emich.edu. 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, stoelzev@gvsu.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: 10,078 res., $14,568 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, 616-395-7000, meyers@hope.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $27,650. Degrees: 1,2,7,9,13. 100 music majors, 40 faculty, 3,300 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, admissions@music.msu.edu. 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. 644 music majors, 75 faculty, 36,058 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 4 orch., 8 chor. (2011 data)

Northern Michigan University (Mar­quette) All lessons, classes and ensembles with full-time faculty (averaging over 20 years university experience). Excellent facilities, extremely low cost, NASM accredited degrees, excellent teacher placement for music education graduates. On the pristine shores of Lake Superior, Marquette has been named one of “America’s Most Livable Communities.”  Contact: Robert Engelhardt, 1401 Presque Isle Ave., 906-227-2563, Deadline: open. Tuition. $8,700 res., $13,600 non-res. Degree 2; BS, BA. 50 music majors, 10 faculty, 9,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 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, smtd.admissions@umich.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $12,994 res., $39,122 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9,12-13 Grad. tuition: $19,434 res., $39,076 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, music@wayne.edu. 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. 2 bands, 7 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
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: Julie Nemire, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., 269-387-4672, fax: 269.387.1113, Julie.Nemire@wmich.edu. Deadline: 2/22. Tuition: $11,442 res., $24,722 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,12. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $8,817 res., $17,396 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,8,9. 380 music majors, 80 graduate students, 40 music faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 7 chor.
www.wmich.edu/music

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Minnesota
Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter)

A nationally-ranked college representing the finest Swedish-Lutheran tradition, Gustavus offers the best liberal arts education with a world-class music program.  Opportunities for musicians of any major to fully participate in music ensembles ranging from orchestra to show-choir. Music scholarships worth $1,000-$8,000 are available to to any deserving musician. Contact: Alan Meier, 800 W. College Ave., 507-933-7682, ameier@gustavus.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $37,210. Degrees: 1,2; BA of Arts in Music. 50 music majors, 34 faculty, 2,500 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
https://gustavus.edu

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 leadership. Contact: Kathy Hawks, 19 Exchange Street E., 800-594-9500, fax: 651.291.0366, admissions@mcnllysmith.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $27,420. Degrees: Diploma, Associates, Bachelors, and Master Degrees; Music Business, Music Performance, Music Technology, Comp-osition, Hip Hop Studies. 650 music majors, 15 graduate students, 8 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., 800-800-3025, fax: 507.786.3125, music@stolaf.edu. Deadline: 12/15. Tui­tion: $39,560. Degrees: 1-5,7. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 3,100 total enrollment. 2 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 emphasis, and personal attention from outstanding faculty. Scholarships are available for prospective music majors and minors. Contact: Matt Suby, 1501 State Street, 507-537-7103, fax: 507.537.7014, john.ginocchino@smsu.edu. 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. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Minnesota (Duluth) provides both undergraduate and graduate students with the highest quality musical instruction, preparing them for careers as teachers, creators, and performers of music in the area of music education, performance, jazz studies and theory/composition. Contact: Dee Charles, CP206, 31 W. College St., 218-726-7890, fax: 218.726.6824, decharles@d.umn.edu. Dead-line: 8/1, priority 12/15. Tuition: $11,720 res., $14,385 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9; BA. Graduate deadline: 12/15 priority. Tuition: $14,570 res., $22,320 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 140 music majors, 20 graduate students, 35 faculty, 10,547 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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. mnmusic@umn.edu. 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. (2011 data)

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, musicadmissions@stthomas.edu. Deadline: 2/1 Tuition: $33,040. De­grees: 1,2,4,7,11,13; Popular Music Minor. Graduate Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $782.50/credit. Degree: 2; certificates in  Kodaly, Orff, Piano Pedagogy. 100 music ma­jors, 150 graduate students, 50 fa­culty, 11,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Mississippi
University of Mississippi (Oxford-Uni­versity) Our students enjoy an academic and artistic environment in which scholarly, 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, music@olemiss.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $6,282 res., $16,266 non-res. Deg: 1,2; Bachelor of Arts in Music. Grad deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $6,282 res., $16,264 non-res. Deg: 1,2,6. 175 music majors, 37 faculty, 18,224 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.


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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, mbowen@centralmethodist.edu. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $19,990. Degrees: 1,2. 72 music majors, 20 music faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.
www.centralmethodist.edu

Evangel University (Springfield) is vitally interested in the spiritual, academic, social, and aestheic development of every student. The department provides a world-class musical education that is thoroughly integrated with the university’s emphasis on the development of strong Christian character. Con­tact: Michael Kolstad, 1111 North Glenstone Avenue, 417-865-2815, fax: 417.865.9599, kolstadm@evangel.edu.  Tuition: $17,930. Degrees: 1,2,7,11,13. Graduate tuition: $4,140-5,310. Degrees: 1,2. 170 music majors, 10 graduate students, 33 music faculty, 1,450 total enrollment. 2 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, music@nwmissouri.edu. Dead-line: 7/1. Tuition: $3,500 res., $6,200 non-res. Degrees: 2; BA. Grad deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $2,814 res., $4,860 non-res. Deg: 2. 119 music majors, 8 grad students, 10 faculty, 6,193 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2011 data)
 
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, admissions@ truman.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition:  $6,978 res., $12,714 non-res. Degrees: 1,3,4. Graduate deadline: 11/1, 4,/1, 6/1. Tuition: $7,852 res., $13,460 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 200 music majors, 20 graduate students, 24 faculty, 5,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of Central Missouri (Warrens­burg) Students are enrolled in more than 154 programs of study. Student life is varied and vibrant with student organizations, strong intramural and club sports, championship NCAA Division II athletics, 22 Greek organizations, ample residence halls and special services for cummuting students. The Department of Music is housed in two buildings and includes a recital hall seating 375. There are 22 full time faculty members and approximately 275 music students. UCM is an All-Steinway School. Contact: Front Desk, Ward Edwards Bldg. 1401, 660-543-4290, fax: 660.543.8517, admit@ucmo.edu. De­grees: 1,2,9,12,13. Graduate degrees: 1-6; Kodaly. 250 music majors, 30 graduate students, 22 full-faculty, 12 part-time faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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, LackeyW@missouri.edu. Deadline: 12/1 for scholarships. 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. (2011 data)

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: UMKC Conservatory Admissions, 5227 Holmes Rd., Grant Hall 138, 816-235-2900, fax: 816.235. 5264, cadmissions@umkc.edu. 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 , music@montana.edu. 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. (2011 data)


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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, newtond@unk.edu. Dead-line: 8/22. Tuition: $160/credit hour res., $325/credit hour non-res., Degrees: 1,2,4,11,12. Grad deadline: 8/22. Tuition: $198/credit hour res., $356/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 2. 150 music majors, 5 grad students, 19 faculty, 9,400 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2011 data)

University of Nebraska (Lincoln) The School of Music in the Hixson-Leied College of Fine & Performing Arts is a professional, comprehensive arts institution  devoted to the advancement of music arts and scholarship, the preparation of the next generation of music professionals, and service to the music professionals/institutions  in the region, state, nation, and world.  Contact: Janet Sievert, 121 Westbook Music Building, 402-472-6830, 402.472.8962, jsievert1@unl.edu. Deadline 5/1. Tuition: $216/credit hour res., $614/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA, BM, BME. 350 music majors, 50 faculty. Graduate Deadline: 2/1. Tuition $285/ credit hour res., $769/ credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; MM, DMA, PhD. 350   music majors, 60 graduate students, 50 faculty. 19,345 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, jsaker@unomaha.edu. 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. (2011 data)

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, jonathan.good@unlv.edu. 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. (2011 data)

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, music@keene.edu. 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. (2011 data)

University of New Hampshire (Durham) Located in the beautiful, vibrant and accessible seacoast area of New Hampshire, we offer programs in performance, theory, composition, 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, music.info@unh.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $13,670 res., $26,130 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3,4. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition $13,500 res., $25,940 non-res. Degrees: 2,5. 180 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40 faculty, 11,942 total enrollment. 5 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 benefits 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, mtd_dept@plymouth.edu. Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $10,410 res., $17,310 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,12; Music Technology. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $522/ credit hour res., $569/credit hour non-res. Degree: 2. 75 music majors, 5 graduate students, 25 faculty, 4,300 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 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, music@kean.edu. 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. (2011 data)

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, 848-932-5208, Admissions@masongross.rutgers.edu. Music contact: Peggy Barbarite, 81 George Street, 732-932-9190, 732.932.1517, pbarbarite@masongross.rutgers.edu. Deadline: 10/1 for mid-year transfers, 12/1 for first-year and transfer fall admissions. Tui­tion: $10,104 res., $22,766 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. 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. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch, 6 chor.
www.masongross.rutgers.edu

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 7, 575-562-4451, fax: 575. 562.2118, enrollment.services@enmu.edu. Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $2,175 res., $4,930 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. 130 music majors, 20 faculty, 5,500 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. Graduate students quality for resident rate for resident rate for the first 2 semesters provided enrollment does not exceed 6 hours per semester. Contact: Keith Lem­mons, MSC04 2570, 1 Univer­sity of New Mexico, 505-277-2126, fax: 505.277.4202, klemmons@unm.edu. Dead­line: 6/15. Tui­tion: $6,049 res., $20,688 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9, String Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 7/1 (2/1 for financial aid). Tuition: $4,981 res., $15,943 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Colla­borative Piano. 310 music majors; 100 grad­uate students, 57 faculty, 19,368 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.


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New York
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester (Rochester) 

Eastman 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: Matthew Ardizzone, Eastman School of Music, 800-388-9695, fax: 585.232.8601, admissions@esm.rochester.edu.  Tuition: $42,890. Grad­­uate tuition: $1,275/ 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

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, admissions@ftc.edu. 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) provides an academically challenging, complex, Christ-centered liberal arts education to music students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds. Our missin is to mold musicians who have complete command of thier craft and also a holistic understanding of the world. Contact: Stephen Plate, 1 Willard Ave., 585-567-9400, fax: 585.567.9517, Stephen.Plate@houghton.edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $26,774. De­grees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: Rollling, fee waived before 10/15. Tui­tion: $510/credit hour. Degrees: 1,4,6; MA. 92 music majors, 17 graduate students, 10 faculty, 1,200 total enroll. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 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, music@ithaca.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $37,000. Degrees: 1-4,9,12,13; Bachelor of Arts, Music in Combination with an Outside Field. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $13,122. 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: Admissions, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-799-5000, admissions@juilliard.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $35,140. Degrees: 1,4-6,9. 325 music majors, 298 grads., 250 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 1 jazz orch, add’l. jazz ensembles, 4 orch.
www.Juilliard.edu

Long Island Univeristy (Brookville) LIU Post, located only 45 minutes from New York City, is a rural 307 acre campus that includes small classes, individual attention, world-class faculty actively performing in their fields of expertise, 16 performing ensembles, and Tillies Center for the Performing Arts, Long Island’s premiere concert hall. Auditions mandatory. Scholarships available. Contact: Lisa Meyer, Dept. of Music, 720 Northern Blvd., 516-299-2474, Fax: 516.299.2884, post-music@liu.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $32,862 res., $44,180 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $39,006 res., $50,006 non-res. Degrees: 1-5. 125 music majors, 45 graduate students, 72 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

Mannhattan School of Music (New York) Internationally recognized conservatory Manhattan School of Music prepares musicians to be stewards of the great music tradition and catalytic thinkers who will re-imagine the profession. It is a multicultural institution that values all musical idioms and exploits possibilities of live performance and technology to expand the reach of arts. Contact: Molly Sonsteng, 120 Claremont Ave., 212-749-2802, admissions@msmnyc.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $54,290. Degrees: 1-3,5,9. 926 music majors.
 
Nazareth College of Rochester, Department of Music (Rochester) Grounded in the importantance of music as a traditional liberal art, the Nazareth College Department of Music is a vibrant part of a premiere private liberal arts college that prepares undergraduate  and graduate students for career options within the field of music. Financial aid and scholarships are available. Contact: Nancy Strelaw, 4245 East Ave., 585-389-2700, fax: 585.586.2452. music@naz.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $27,090. Degrees: 1,2,8,12,14. Graduate deadline: 10/1. Tuition: $1,088/ credit hour. Degrees: 2,8. 177 music majors, 44 graduate students, 94 faculty, 2,822 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.naz.edu/music/music

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, pgh1@nyu.edu. Dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $43,204 res. and non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. Graduated deadlines: Masters 6/1; Doctoral 12/1.  Tuition: $35,080. Degrees: 1-4,8-13. 629 music majors, 618 graduate students, 300 faculty, 1,247 total enrollment.
www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/studymusic2013

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 their choice. Contact: Barry Kilpatrick, 1151 Mason Hall, 716-673-3153, fax: 716.673.3154, music@fredonia.edu. Deadline: 5/1. Tui­tion: $3,529 res., $8,154 non-res. Degrees: 1-13. Graduate deadline: 8/5. Tuition: $5,249 res., $9,084 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8,12.  595 music majors, 60 graduate students, 40 faculty, 5,400 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.fredonia.edu/music

State University of New York, The Crane School of Music (Potsdam) Was one of the first institutions in the country to have progrmas dedicated to preparing specialists in teaching music in public schools. Throughout Crane’s history the school’s primary mission has been to educate music teachers with an emphasis on excellence in performance. Contact: David Heuser, 44 Pierrepont Avenue, 315-267-2775, fax: 315.267.2413, admissions@potsdam.edu. Dead­line: 2/15. Tui­tion: $5,070 res., $14,320 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,11 3&5 combined. Graduate deadline: None. Tuition: $8,870 res., $15,160 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4. 575 music majors, 45 graduate students, 70 faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Syracruse University, Setnor School of Music (Syracuse) Today’s musicians perform, compose, teach, and manage their own business affairs. At Setnor, students choose courses from the departments of Performance; Music Education; Music Theory, History and Composition; and Music and Entertainment Industries to develop unique, customized, portfolios of  musical, pedagogical, and business skills to prepare for diversified music careers. Contact: Amy Mertz, 202 Crouse College, 315-443-2769, ammertz@syr.edu. Deadline: 1/1. Tuition: $37,610. Degrees: 1,2,4,11;  B.A. in Music, B.S. in Recording and Allied Entertainment Industries. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $22,482. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. 300 music majors, 52 graduate students, 76 faculty, 20,500 total enrollment. 5 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 6 chor. 


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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, music@appstate.edu. Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $6,289 res., $18,337 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,7,8,11,13. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $6,557 res., $18,369 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) The School of Music at ECU provides a nurturing atmosphere where gifted and talented students develop to their full potentional. Dedicated to the highest levels of excellence in teaching, performance, and research, we aspire to be recognized nationally as a premier music community.  Contact: Chris Ulffers, 10th Street, ECU Campus, 252-328-6851, fax: 252.328.6258, ulffersj@ecu.edu. 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) UNCG offers the only comprehensive music program from undergraduate through doctoral study in performance and music education in North Carolina. Studies complement rigorous professional training with a broad liberal education. Our approach of combining conservatory style learning, outstanding faculty, and beautiful facilities clearly reaps rewards. Contact: Amanda Hughes, PO Box 26170, 336-334-3638, fax: 336. 334.5497, arhughes@uncg.edu. Dead­line: 2/23. Tuition: $6,136 res., $19,934 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 2/23. Tuition: $6,723 res., $20,172 non-res. Degrees 1-4,6, Post-Baccalaureate certificates in Music Theory, Musicology (Historical), Ethnomusicology, Composition, Jazz, Music Education, and BioMusic. Post master’s certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy. 400 music majors, 200 graduate students, 65 faculty, 14,717 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 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, music@uncsa.edu, 336-770-3260, fax: 336.770.3248. Deadline: 1/15 Tuition: $7,558 res., $20,703 non-res. Degrees: 1,4. Grad. deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $8,484 res., $21,291 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
North Dakota State University (Fargo)  Contact: Ana Rusness Petersen, Dept. 2330, PO Box 6050, 701-231-7932, fax: 701.231. 2085, ndsu.fine.arts@ndsu.edu. Dead­line: open. Tuition: $6,000. Deg: 1,2,6. Grad deadline: open. Tuition: $6,000 res. De­grees: 1,2,6. 20 music majors, 20 graduate students, 21 faculty, 14,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.


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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, music@bw.edu. 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.
www.bw.edu/academics/conservatory/

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 degrees include the Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Arts; a D.M.A. in Contemporary Music and numerous majors within the Master degree program.  Undergraduate contact: Kenneth Thompson 419-372-8577, fax: 419.372.2938, thomken@bgsu.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tui­tion: $18,457 res., $25,765 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. Grad dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $4,347 res., $7,092 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 400 music majors, 169 grad students, 60 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor. music@bw.edu

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 Conservatory has everything much larger universities have, but with small classes and individual attention. Contact: 1 Main, 614-236-6277, fax: 614.236.6935, hmassey@capital.edu. Degrees: BM in 1,2,4,7,9,11-13, BA in Music. Deg: 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 grad students, 55 faculty, 4,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 9 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2011 data)

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, admission@cim.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $40,300. Degrees 1,4,7,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $40,300. Degrees: 1,4,6,7; Master of Music, Professional Studies, Artist Diploma, Doctoral of Musical Arts. 253 music majors, 204 graduate students, 110 faculty, 253 total enrollment.

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, sfriedhoff@wooster.edu. 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, dabrown@kent.edu. Deadline: none. Tuition: $9,672 res., $17,632 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Graduate deadline: none. Tuition: $7,488 res., $12,960 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6; Ethno-musicology. 280 music majors, 180 graduate students, 50 faculty, 35,000 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, Conservatory.
Admissions@oberlin.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $44,512. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline 12/1. Tuition: $44,512. Degrees: 1,2,6. 575 music majors, 12 graduate students, 88 music faculty, 2,900 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.
http://new.oberlin.edu/conservatory/

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, t-hunt.1@onu.edu. 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. (2011 data)

The Ohio State University (Colum­bus)

The Ohio State Univeristy offers the advantage of resources provided by a world-class university in an arts-enriched metropolitan city, while attending to students’ individual needs. OSU is an innovative place for making exceptional music, stimulating artistic growth, exploring educational methodology, and conducting groundbreaking research. Over 300 annual events are presented. Contact: Catherine Hope-Cunn­ingham, 110 Wiegel Hall, 1866 Col­lege Rd., 614-292-2870, fax: 614.292.1102, hope-cunningham.1@osu.edu. Deadline: 1/1. 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. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.
music@osu.edu

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: Christopher Hayes, Robert Glidden Hall, 740-593-4244, fax: 740.
593.1630, hayesc1@ohio.edu. Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $10,200 res., $19,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; Honors  Tutorial/BA, Jazz Minor. Graduate tuition: $9,400 res., $17,200 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8. 250 music majors, 50 graduate students, 28 faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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, tdevlin@otterbein.edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $30,658. Degrees: 1,2,12; B.A. in Music, B.A. of Arts in Music and Business. 155 music majors, 50 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 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. Contact: Michelle Bersani. 302 Buchtel Common, 330-972-7590, fax: 330.972.6409, ausher@uakron.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $9,552 res., $17,753 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $439/ credit hour res., $727/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,10,13. 400 music majors, 100 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. Contact: School of Music, PO Box 210003, 513-556-5463, fax: 513.556.1028, ccmadm@uc.edu. Deadline: 12/1. De­g: 1,2,4-6,9,10,12; BFA in Electronic Media. Gra­d. deadline: 12/1. De­g: 1-6,9,10. 378 music majors, 93 faculty, 43,000 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 6 orch., 4 chor. (2011 data)

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: Karen Solarek, 300 College Park,937-229-3936, fax:937.229.3916, musicadms@udayton.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $33,400. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9; BA in Arts Music Studies Concentration. 120 music majors, 50 faculty, 7,860 total enrollment. 8 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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., 419-309-9688, utmusic@utoledo.edu. Deadline: 5/1 Tuition: $7,597 res., $16,718 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate tuition: $12,169 res., $22,403 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 125 music majors, 12 graduate students, 42 faculty, 21,000 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, music@wright.edu. 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. (2011 data)


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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, jamesl@cameron.edu. 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 scholarly 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: Jerrett Phillips, 600 N. Grand Ave., 918-444-2700, wika@nsuok.edu. Tuition: 3,750 res., $10,500 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9; Musical Arts and Music (Business). 75 music majors, 25 faculty, 9,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 chor.

Oklahoma State University (Stillwater) The OSU Department of Music educates and inspires students to pursue excellence as creative artists, 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. Deadline: 3/1. Tui­tion: $8,500 res., $20,000 non-res., Degrees 1,2,11; B.M. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tui­tion: $5,100 res., $15,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,6; M.M. 180 music majors, 20 graduate students, 35 faculty, 24,000 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 106 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: Melissa Lewis, 6729 NW 39th, fax: 405.491.6320, music@snu.edu. Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $17,730. Deg: 1,2,7,11. 75 music majors, 8 faculty, 2,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor.

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, 405-974-5749, lwhite27@
uco.edu. Deadline: open. Tuition: $5,000-7,000 res., $10,000-13,000 non-res. Deg: 1,2,12. Grad deadline: open. Tuition: $6,000-8,000 res., $10,000-14,000 non-res. Deg: 1,2,6,9,12. 300 music majors, 40 graduate students, 55 faculty, 17,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Oregon
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, thudkins@willamette.edu. Deadline: 11/1, 12/12, 2/13. Tuition: $40,560. Degrees: 1,2,4,13; Improvisation in Contemporary Practice. 55 music majors, 36 faculty, 2015 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.willamette.edu/cla/music


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Pennsylvania
Bucknell University (Lewisberg) The Department of Music offers an exceptional education within Bucknell’s liberal arts community. Students collaborate with an active faculty of performers, composers, and scholars to explore music through diverse historical periods for advanced study, the teaching profession, and employment as arts professionals. Contact: Brenda Ross, 1 Dent Dr.,
570-577-1216, Fax: 570.577.1215, bross@bucknell.edu. Deadline: 11/15, 12/1. Tuition: $45,132. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 48 music majors, 11 faculty, 3,500 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
http://www.bucknell.edu/music

Carnegie Mellon University School of Music (Pittsburgh)

Founded in 1912 as one of the five schools of the College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon’s School of Music educates outstanding, intellectually gifted musicians. Whether your interest is in performance, composition, or music technology, the School of Music is an exciting and dynamic place where you can pursue your passion. Contact: Katherine Drago, 5000 Forbes Ave. CFA108, 412-268-4118, fax: 412.268.1431, kdrago@cmu.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $44,880. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $32,688. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,10,13. 146 music ma­jors, 110 graduate students, 87 faculty, 315 total music school en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 5 orchs., 2 chor.
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., 215-893-5252, admissions@curtis.edu. Deadline: 12/12. Tuition: $1,300. Degrees: 1,4,6. 165 music majors, 90 faculty, 165 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, musicadmissions@duq.edu. Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $34,280. Degrees: 1-4,8,9,13. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $18,870. Degrees: 1-4,7,13. 300 music majors, 100 graduate students, 100 faculty, 10,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Elizabethtown College (Elizabethtown) Elizabethtown College offers a lively environment with high academic standards and numerous performace opportunties. Bachelor of Music degrees in music education and music therapy lead to certification in those fields, while the Bachelor of Arts in music provides an excellent foundation for a variety of fields. Contact: Matthew Fritz, One Alpha Drive, 717-361-1212, fax: 717.361.1187, fritzm@etown.edu. Deadline: roll­ing. Tuition: $36,550. Degrees: 2,8; BA in Music. 80 music majors, 33 faculty, 1,900 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.etown.edu/depts/music/

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. Contact: Mary Smith, 300 North Wash­ington St., Campus Box 416, 800-431-0803, fax: 717.337.6145, mlsmith@gettysburg.edu. Deadlines: 11/15, 1/15, 2/1. Tui­tion: $44,210. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 106 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: Jeffrey Tedford, 100 Campus Drive, 724-450-1557, fax: 724.458.2164, jmteford@gcc.edu. Deadline: 11/1 and 2/1.  Degrees: 1,2,7,11,12. 90 music majors, 10 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.gcc.edu/ti

Immaculata University (Immaculata) is a Catholic, comprehensive, co-educational liberal arts instiution 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 professional excellence. Contact: Donna Bohn, 1145 King Road, 610-647-4400, fax: 610.251.1668, music@immaculata.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $29,000. De­grees: 2,8. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $585-810 per credit hour.  De­gree: 8. 65 music majors, 36 graduate students, 38 faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor. 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indi­ana) The Department of Music has a rich and colorful history dating back to the founding of IUP in 1875. It has a current enrollment of nearly 300 music majors served by 26 faculty. The department has been designed as an All-Steinway School and is a full memeber of the NASM. Con­tact: Jack Stamp, 422 S. 11th Street, 724 -357-2390, fax: 724.357.1324, jestamp
@iup.edu. 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.

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., $10,296 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 the time they enter as freshmen, Marywood offers students experience as performers and leaders in their respective fields. Contact: Joan McCusker, 2300 Adams Avenue, 570-961-6211, fax: 570.961.4721, mccusker@marywood.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $27,000. Degrees: 1,2,8,10,12. Graduate tuition: $28,000 Degrees: 1,2. 70 music majors, 15 graduate students, 20 faculty, 3,500 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Messiah College (Grantham) offers undergraduate programs that prepare musicians for careers in a wide variety of musical settings with rigorous professional training complemented by a christian liberal arts education. Messiah also offers a graduate program conducting with the majority of classes online, combining just the right amount of classroom and practical experience for busy lives and active schedules. Contact: Messiah College, One College Avenue, 717-766-5000, 717.691.2307 admiss@messiah.edu. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition $28,640. Degrees: 1,2,4,7; with concentrations in general music, commerical music, and music business. Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $555/ hour. De­grees: 6. 114 music majors, 39 graduate students, 11 full-time faculty, 2,800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch.,3 chor.
www.messiah.edu/departments/music

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, admissions@moravian.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $32,931. De­grees: 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, music-ug-adm@psu.edu. 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, music-gr-adm@psu.edu. 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. (2011 data)

Seton Hill University (Greensburg) Institutionally accredited member of NASM. Music Therapy approved by AMTA. Professional degree in music with strong liberal arts focus. New Performing Arts Center. All Steinway School. Contact: Ashley Josay, 1 Seton Hill Drive, 800-826-6234, fax: 724.830.1924, admit@setonhill.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $26,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,8,12; BM in Music Education, Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music; BA in Music. 95 music students, 28 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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: Undergraduate admissions, 1 Morrow Way, 800-929-4778, asktherock@sru.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $8,777 res., $15,389 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8. 140 music majors, 23 faculty, 8,712 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, musicdept@susqu.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $45,460. Degrees: 1,2; BA Music. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 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, music@temple.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $14,642 res., $25,278 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,8,9. Graduate deadline. Varies. Tuition: $731/ per credit hour res., $1,004/ per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8; Piano Pedagogy, Accompanying, String Pedagogy. 450 music majors, 250 graduate students, 100+ faculty, 35,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.
www.temple.edu/boyer

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, 724-946-7100, fax: 724.946.6270, greigrt@westminster.edu. Dead­­line: rolling. Tuition: $41,000. Degrees: 1,2,7. 85 music majors, 26 music faculty, 1,560 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.


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South Carolina
Charleston Southern University (Charleston) Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern is located near historic Charleston, home of major fine arts events including Spoleto Festival USA. Charleston Southern is one the South Carolina’s  largest accredited, independent universities. The University’s vision is to be a Christian University nationally recogniced for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Contact: Lisa Davol, 9200 University Blvd., 843-863-7967, fax: 843.863.7396, music@csuniv.edu. Dead-line 8/1. Tuition: $24,000. Degrees: 1,2,7-9. 100 music majors, 25 faculty, 3,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.  

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: Marta Lamier, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., 864-294-3405, marta.lamier@furman.edu. Dead-line: 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, including music education, performance, jazz composition, theory, history and conducting. An additional 1,500 university students pursue degrees outside of music and participate in USC Music ensembles and classes every year. 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, jjablonski@mozart.sc.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $10,088 res., $27,244 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $11,272 res., $24,196 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 350 music majors, 130 graduate students, 50 faculty, 22,556 total enrollment. 5 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: Debi Barber, Department of Music, 701 Oakland Ave., 803-323-2255, fax: 803.323.2343, music@winthrop.edu. Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $13,026 res., $24,476 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $12,540 res., $24,452 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 180 music majors, 25 graduate students, 40 faculty, 6,500 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. NSU’s Master of Music Education program is designed to fit into the busy lives of current music educators. It’s a low-residency, practice-oriented degree program that will advance the knowledge and skills of professional, working music educators. It covers the essentials of research in music education, music theory, performance practices, conducting, pedagogy, and music education management.  You can complete this program in two years while retaining your current job. You’ll take 32 credits’ worth of courses, most online- and finish the program with just one week on the beautiful Northern campus in summer. online@northern.edu. Undergradute contact: Boyd Perkins,  1200 South Jay Street, 605-626-22497, fax: 605.626.2263, boyd.perkins@northern.edu. Tuition: $7,414 res., $8,460 non-res. Degrees: 2,12; BA. Graduate tuition: $6,894. Degrees: 2. 119 music majors, 17 faculty, 3,420 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.northern.edu/music
www.northern.edu/online

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. Con­tact: Tisha Lindgren, 414 E. Clark St., 605-677-6622, fax: 605.677.6323, admissions@usd.edu. Deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $3,657 res., $5,486 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/5. Degrees: 1,2,5. 120 music majors, 20 grad students, 20 faculty, 8,700 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor. (2011 data)

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: Christina Reynolds, P.O. Box 3450, 423-614-8240,  music@leeuniversity.edu. 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.
www.leeuniversity.edu/music

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, connie_bowreye@mtsu.edu. Deadline: 7/1 fall, 12/15 spring. Tuition: $6,754 res., $20,458 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,11. Graduate deadline: 6/1 fall, 10/1 spring. Tuition: $5,004 res., $12,528 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4-6,9; Collaborative Piano. 400 music majors, 34 graduate students, 83 faculty, 29,469 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 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 and develop all the skills needed to become successful professionals or attend graduate schools anywhere. Contact: James Grey, Box 5006, 931-372-3888, fax: 931.
372.6279, jagrey@tntech.edu. Deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $6,438 res., $20,070 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9; Music Business. 179 music majors, 24 music faculty, 9,920 total enrollment. 5 bands, 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, kayyager@memphis.edu. De­grees: 1-6,8,11,13. 420 music ma­jors, 45 faculty, 22,725 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, canders@utk.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Degrees: 1-5,7,9. Grad dead­line: 12/1. Deg: 1-6,9. 417 music majors, 103 grad students, 50 faculty, 27,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of Tennessee (Martin) The Department of Music at UTM focuses on undergraduate music education in 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., 731-881-7402, fax: 731.881.7415, music@utm.edu. Tui­tion: $6,700 res., $19,000, 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) presents music through a broad array of academic, pedagogical, and performing endeavors. It maintains the highest standards in scholarly work, conservatory-level performace, and the promotion of professional and public service.   Contact: Dwayne Sagen, 2400 Blakemore Ave., 615-322-6181, fax: 615.343.0324, dwayne.p.sagen@vanderbilt.edu. Deadline: 1/3. Degrees: 1-4. 200 music majors, 50 faculty, 7,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 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. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in the state. Though 80% of our students come from Texas, we are home to the students from all 50 states and 70 countries. Contact: De­loris Acevedo, 1 Bear Pl. #97408, 254-710-7681, fax: 254.710.1191, deloris_
acevedo@baylor.edu. Tuition: $30,568. De­grees: 1-7,9. Graduate tuition: $28.208. Degrees: 1-7,9. 297 music majors, 72 graduate students, 66 faculty, 12,575 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

East Texas Baptist University (Marshall) Contact: Thomas Webster, One Tiger Dr., 903-923-2158, fax: 903.934.8114, music@etbu.edu. Deadline: 8/15. Tui­tion: $19,292. Degrees: 1,2,7. 46 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, bob.brooks@hsutx.edu. Degrees: 1-4,7; BA in music with music business emphasis. 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. (2011 data)

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: Kurt Gilman, PO Box 10044, 409-880-8144, fax: 409.
880.8143, kurt.gilman@lamar.edu. Dead-line: two weeks prior to first day. Tui­­tion: $8,750/15 hrs. res., $7,146/9 hrs. non-res.  De­grees: 1,2,4; BA in Music, BA in Arts (Music Business). Graduate deadline: two weeks prior to first day. Tuition: $20,500/15 hrs. res., $14,300/9 hrs. non- res.  Degrees: 1,2. 153 music ma­jors, 10 graduate students, 37 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Rice University, Shepherd School of Music (Houston) offers preprofessional training for musicians, combining the intensity of a conservatory experience with the educational excellence of a renowned private university. Our illustrious faculty of artist-teachers dedicate themselves to the special talents and skills of each individual student. Contact: Geoffrey Scott, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, 2nd Floor, 6100 Main St., 713-348-4854, fax: 713.348.5317, music@rice.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $36,610. Degrees: 1,3-5. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $26,160. Degrees: 1,3-6; Artist Diploma in select areas of performance and conducting.. 107 music majors, 178 graduate students, 63 faculty, 3,708 total enrollment. 3 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, wagnera@smu.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $41,750. Degrees: 1,2,4,8. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $26,175. Degrees: 1,2,4-7,10, Piano Pedagogy, Music Theory Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 120 graduate students, 80 faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Texas Tech University (Lubbock) The School of Music at Texas Tech University is a vibrant, dynamic, and innovative musical environment. Led by a faculty of more than 52 nationally and internationally recognized artists, educators and researchers, students in our program learn to develop and fine tune their musical skills to be used anywhere in the world. Contact: Ja'Net Ross, Box 42033, 2624 18th St., 806-742-2270, fax: 806.742.2294, janet.ross@ttu.edu. Deadline: 3/1 (Priority) Tuition: $9,242 res., $19,772 non-res. Degrees: 1-4; BA and BM Performance, Composition, Theory, and Teacher Certification. Graduate Contact: Tedra McMillian, Box 42033, 2624 18th St., 806-742-2270, fax: 806.742.2294, tedra.mcmillian@ttu.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $8,956 res., $17,830. Degrees: 1-6; Piano Pedagogy. MM (Performance, Composition, Theory, Pedagogy, Musicology), MMEd, DMA (Performance, Conducting, Composition, Piano Pedagogy), and PhD in Fine Arts. 295 music majors, 135 graduate students, 52 full-time faculty, 5 part-time faculty, 32,611 total enrollment. Band, jazz bands, orch, chor.

Texas Women’s Univeristy (Denton) offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music therapy, music education, music performance and music pedagogy. Our small class sizes create a private school fell at public university prices. Music scholarships and graduate assistantships offered. Our campus welcomes a diverse student population of both woman and men. Contact: Pamela Youngblood, P.O. Box 425768, 940-898-2500, fax: 940.898.2494, music@twu.edu/music. Deadline: flexible 3/1 (recommended). Tuition: $6,960 res., $16,260 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8. Graduate tuition: $7,032 res., $14,472 non-res. Degrees 1,2,8; M.A. Music Pedagogy. 158 music majors, 73 grad students, 27 faculty, 14,718 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 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: 940.369.5932, collegeofmusic@unt.edu. Dead­line: First Monday in December. Tuition: $8,357 res., $16,781 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9; BA in Music. Graduate deadline: First Monday in December. Tuition: $6,701 res., $13,019 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 1,080 music majors, 620 graduate students, 146 faculty, 27,557 total enroll. 6 bands, 15 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

University of Texas (Austin) 512-471-7764, uga@mail.music.utexas.edu. Degrees: 1-5,9,11,13. Grad.  degrees: 1-6,9.

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. Contact: Joe Barry, 1900 W 7th St. CMB #644, 806-291-1074, fax: 806.291.1967, berryj@
wbu.edu. 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. (2011 data)

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. De­g: 1,2,4,8, music with Elective Studies in Business. Grad. deadline: open. Tui­tion: $8,432 res., $17,822 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4,6. 255 music majors, 28 grad students, 25 faculty, 7,550 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. (2011 data)


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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. Students 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: Michelle Addison, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, 204 Gardner Hall, 801-581-6762, fax: 801.581.5683, michelle.addison@utah.edu. 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.

Vermont
University of Vermont (Burlington) As a department within an Arts and Science College, the focus the Music Department at the University of Vermont is music within a liberal arts setting. In addition, our Music Education program combines the best of this focus with our outstanding College of Education curriculum. Contact: D. Thomas Toner, Music Department, 392 So. Prospect, 802-656-7776, 802.656.0759, music@
uvm.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $13,000 res., $34,000 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. 70 music majors, 33 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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, MS 3E3, 703-993-1380, fax: 703.993.1394, mwilman@gmu.edu. Deadline: 11/1 (scholarship), 1/15 . Tuition: $9,400 res., $28,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, 4,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition $480/ credit hour res., $1,142/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, 1 orch., 7 chor.
http://music.gmu.edu

James Madison University (Harrisonburg) Music students at JMU study musical traditions along with award-winning faculty to shape tomorrow’s music fields. Student benefit from creative, conservatory-like degree programs and a solid liberal arts curriculum, preparing them to succeed in music and in life. Contact: Michele Kirkdorffer, Music Admissions, School of Music, 540-568-3851, fax: 540.568.7819, music_admit@jmu.edu. Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $8,808 res., $22,796 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4,9,11,12. Graduate deadline: 4/10. Tuition: $9,384 res., $25,296 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. 400 music majors, 50 grad students, 65 faculty, 19,091 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

Longwood University (Farmville) Small class with individual attention from award-winning faculty with doctoral degrees. Numerous performance opportunities and scholarships. Contact: Gordon Ring, 201 High Street, 434-395-2504, music@longwood.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $363/credit res., $774/ credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $400/credit res., $911/credit non-res. Degrees: 2. 80 music majors, 12 graduate students, 16 faculty. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 4 chor.


Shenandoah University (Winchester) World-renowned Shenandoah Conserv-atory offers intense, specialized, professional training 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: David Anthony, 1460 University Drive, 800-432-2266, admit@su.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $13,775/ term. Degrees: 1,2,4,7-9,10,12,13. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $15,181/term. Degrees: 1,2,4,6-8,10. 370 music majors, 172 graduate students, 65 full-time faculty, 51 part-time faculty, 1,214 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, mmorley@umw.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $3,931 res., $9,795 non-res. De­g: Bachelor of Arts in Music. 70 music majors, 22 faculty, 4,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch, 3 chor.

Virginia Commonwealth University (Rich­mond) VCU is ranked #1 among public arts  schools in America by U.S. News & World Report (2012). VCU Music: whether you want to hone your skills on your instrument; learn techniques for teaching tomorrow’s musicians; or make a foundation for other career goals. Contact: Amu Hutton, 922 Park Ave., 804-828-1166, fax: 804.827.0230, music@vcu.edu. Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $9,517 res., $22,947 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9; BA in Music.  300 music majors, 70 faculty, 23,000 total enrollment.


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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: Sheri Skidmore, 200 High St., 304-462-6340, Fax: 304.462.4049, sheri.skidmore@glenville.edu. Tuition: $2,930 res., $6,912 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,11; Bluegrass. 60 music majors, 8 faculty, 1,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 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: Jodie Lewis, 1 Fine Arts, 304-293-5511, fax: 304.293.7491, jodie.lewis@mail.wvu.edu. Tuition: $16,864 res., $29,034 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. Graduate tuition: $17,750 res., $29,844 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 210 music majors, 75 graduate students, 48 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.


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: James Ripley, 2001 Alford Park Drive, 262-551-5854, fax: 262.551.5762, jripley@carthage.edu. 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)

Lawrence is an internationally renowned college of liberal arts and sciences combined with a conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. Contact: Nathan Ament, 711 E. Boldt Way, 920-832-6500, fax: 920.832.6782, excel@lawrence.edu. Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $48,270. Degrees: 1-4. 340 music majors, 62 faculty, 1,445 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, music@music.wisc.edu. 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 that 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 Department, UWM Fine Arts-Music, PO Box 413, 414-229-5162, fax: 414. 229.2776, music-info@uwm.edu. Dead­line: variable. Tuition: $4,340 res., $9,205 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,11,12; Chamber Music Cer­tificate, Collaborative Piano, Jazz Studies. Graduate dead­line: variable. Tuition: $5,500 res., $12,000 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 bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
arts.uwm.edu/music

University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh) Where excellence and opportunity meet. We offer a  high degree of individual attention with an outstanding, internationally recognized student-centered faculty, excellent facilities, and great performing opportunities. Study music in a comprehensive music program with innovative degrees in performance, music education, music recording, music business, and composition. Contact: Rob McWilliams, 800 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-4224, fax: 920.424.1266, mcwilrob@uwosh.edu. Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $7,356 res., $14,930 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,11,13; BA Music, BS Music, Music Minor. 150 music majors, 30 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Platteville) W 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 rulea@uwplatt.edu. 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. (2011 data)


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Canada
McGill University (Montreal) The Schu­lich School of Music embodies the highest international standards of excellence in professional training and research. Recognized as one the the major music schools in North America, Schulich has more than 850 students. They are drawn by the reputation of our professors, annual slate of concerts and professors. Contact: Patrick O’Neil, 555 Sherbrooke St. West, 514-398-0473, patrick.oneil@mcgill.ca. Deadline: 1/15. Degrees 1-5,7,9,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Degrees: 1-7,9,13; Music Technology, Masters and Ph.D. 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: Admissions, 273 Bloor Street West, 416-408-2824, fax: 416.408.5025, glenngouldschool@rcmusic.ca. 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.




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