2013 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




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Alabama
Alabama State University (Montgomery) Alabama State University is proud to offer extensive individualized attention to his music majors. Its world-class faculty is deeply involved in helping students in every aspect of their musical and academic journey. Performing opportunities are available from freshman status. Our full-time faculty-student ratio is one of the smallest in Alabama. Contact: Carly Johnson, 915 S. Jackson, 334-229-4341, [email protected] Tuition: $6,936 res., $13,872 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate degree: 2. 120 music majors, 20 graduate students, 20 faculty, 5,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 4 chor.

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, [email protected] 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. (2012 Data)

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: 3/1. 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. 250 music majors, 26 music faculty, 9,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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: $246/cr. hr. res., $454/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,11. 150 music ma­jors, 32 faculty, 15,100 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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Alaska
University of Alaska (Anchorage) Mountains and Music! UAA is located in spectacular Anchorage, Alaska, a cosmopolitan city of 300,000 with a vibrant state, national, and international arts scene. The Department of Music offers BA, BM Performance and an innovative Emphasis in Music Education degree that is followed by a one-year MAT/certification program. Contact: Anna Owens, 3211 Provdence Drive, 970-786-1575, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 7/1. Tuition: $6,296 res., $17,936 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 80 music majors, 11 music faculty, 17,890 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 choir.

University of Alaska (Fairbanks) The nation’s Arctic University offers unique opportunities to students of music. If you are seeking small class sizes, renowed faculty, amazing performance and touring opportunities, the premier concert hall in Alaska, and fantastic outdoor adventures, you will find it all at the University of Alaska Fairbanks! Contact: Mike Earnest, 102 Signers Hall, 800-467-1723, fax: 907.474.6113, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1, auditions 2/28. Tuition: $6,002 res., $19,232 non-res. Deg.: 1,2. Grad. deadline: 6/15. Tuition: $7,696 res., $15,464 non res. Degs: MA. 60 music majors, 6 grad. students, 12 faculty. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 2 chor.

Arizona
Harding University (Searcy) With its strong sense of Christian mission and close campus community. Harding offers high academics, affordability, and a wide range of overseas campuses. The music department – fully accredited by NASM – has a sense of family and a strong group of caring faculty that work closely with students as individuals. Contact Kelly Neill, HU Box 10767, 501-279-4343, fax: 510.279. 4086, [email protected] Tuition: $15,895. Degrees: 1,2. 78 Music Majors, 12 faculty, 6,769 total enrollment. 3 bands,1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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] Deadline: 12/1, 1/6 Tui­tion: $9,484 res., $23,136 non-­res. De­grees: 1-4,8,9,12, BA in Music. Grad­uate dead­­­line: 12/1. Tuition: $10,300 res., $18,972 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8,9,12, Interdisciplinary Digital Media. 350 music majors, 350 graduate students, 71 faculty, 4,643 total en­rollment. 3 bands, 5 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: $6,112 res., $12,640 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 125 music majors; 25 music faculty, 3,775 total enrollment. 6 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Ouachita Baptist University (Arkadel­phia) The Division of Music seeks to provide opportunities for students to gain professional competence in the art of music, integrating the highest standards of musical performance with a broad-based curriculum of scholarly studies within the framework of a strong Christian liberal arts tradition. Contact: Gary Gerber, 410 Ouachita St., 870-245-5128, fax: 870.245.5274, [email protected] 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 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: Jan Gaughan, 201 Don­aghey Ave., 501-450-3163, fax: 501.450.5773, [email protected] Dead­line: roll­ing. Tuition: $7,182.50 res., $9,875.75 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4. Grad­uate deadline: 3/1. Tui­tion: $4,834 res., $8,686 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 180 music majors, 18 graduate students, 38 faculty, 11,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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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 of Music builds a foundation for a 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: $32,142. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 179 music majors, 27 faculty, 4,337 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.biola.edu/music

California Baptist University (Riverside) Contact: Guy Holliday, 8432 Magnolia Avenue, 951-343-4251, 951.343.4570, gholliday@cal baptist.edu. Tuition: $26,312 Degrees: 1-4, Keyboard Accompanying. Graduate tuition: $9,540. Degrees: 1,2,6. 104 music majors, 12 graduate students, 42 faculty, 7,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.

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: 12/3. Tui­tion: $39,976. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 12/3. Tuition: $39,976. Degrees: 1,4,9,13; World Music, Performance/Composer, Experimental Sound Practices. 43 music majors, 60 faculty, 1441 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

Chapman University (Orange) Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music provides aspiring musicians with a rigorous, professional musical training program, coupled with a supportive liberal arts environment, which enriches the human mind and spirit. Our music curriculum prepares students to enter a variety of professional fields after graduation or continue their studies in top graduate programs. Contact: Casey Decker, One University Drive, 714-997-6711, fax: 714.997.6713 admit@chapman .edu. Deadline: 1/15. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. Tuition: $42,890. 220 music majors, 72 faculty, 5,677 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 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, MM, AD 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. 55 music majors, 61 graduate students, 42 faculty. 1 orch.

Pepperdine University (Malibu)


With its beautiful campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Pepperdine offers exciting performance possibilities and the opportunity to study with world renowned musicians at an academically top ranked liberal arts university. Scholarship support is available for eligible undergraduate majors as well as for non-majors interested in performing in University ensembles. Contact: Tony Carson, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, 310-506-4111, fax: 310.506.4077, [email protected] Deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $44,650. Degrees: 1,2,4. 85 music majors, 41 faculty, 3,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.pepperdine.edu/music

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: $38,900. De­grees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $38,900. 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, 2 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park)  Close to San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean, SSU’s NASM accredited music department offers the Bachelor of Music degree in performance, music education, and jazz studies. Performances in 1,400-seat Weill Hall. Schroeder Recital Hall opens in 2014. Generous scholarships. Auditions: Nov. 9, 2013; Jan. 18, Mar. 29 and April 12, 2014. Contact: Brian Wilson, 1801 E. Cotati Avenue, 707-664-2468, fax: 707.664.3469, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $7,048 res., $7,420 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. 100 music majors, 39 faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 5 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 135 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. Stockton, CA 95211, 209-946-2418, fax: 209.946.2770, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $39,290. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,8,9,11. Graduate deadlines: 3/1, 10/1. Tuition: $39,290. Degrees: 2,8. 200 undergraduate music majors, 25 graduate students, 40 faculty, 3,800 total undergraduate enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
go.pacific.edu/conservatory

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: $40,990. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $17,800. De­grees: 1,2,4,6; Artist Diploma. 164 music majors, 34 graduate students, 35 faculty, 2,448 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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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: $9,072 res., $30,834 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,9-11,13. Graduate dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $5,510 res., $15,010 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; Collaborative Piano. 306 music majors, 249 graduate students, 81 faculty, 24,757 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 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. Performance is central to our curriculum with opportunities for collaboration, often across discriplines. Educational focus is on individual needs and supportive relationships with faculty, staff, and other students. Contact: Megan Abernathy, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, 860-768-4465, fax: 860.768.4441, [email protected] Deadline: 1/3. Tuition: $31,804. Degrees: 1-5,9-13; BFA Theatre or Dance. Grad­uate deadline: 1/3. Tuition: $9,000-$20,000, depending on degree. Degrees: 1-7; Suzuki Pedagogy. 383 music majors, 165 graduate students, 160 faculty, 4,541 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. (2012 Data)

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Florida
Florida Southern College (Lakeland) The Department of Music provides a nuturing, yet challenging, learning environment within which talented students are empowered by a dedicated faculty to achieve excellence in academic, intellectual, and creativeendeavors. Accredited by NASM, FSC’s music curriculum is innovative, preparing students for a lifetime of opportunities in music. Contact: Renee Allen, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, 863-680-4229, fax: 863.680.4395, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $27,930. Degrees: 1,2,11. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Florida State University (Tallahassee) The FSU College of Music is widely recognized as a top tier university-based music program with a long tradition of excellence. One of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive music institutions, the College features a supportive and demanding educational environment with faculty members who are internationally recognized in their fields. Contact: Jeff Hoh, 850-644-6102, fax: 850.644.2033, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $6,404 res., $21,568 non-res. Degrees: 1-5, 7-9, 12-13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $11,506 res., $26,658 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8-10; MA in Piano Technology, Master of Music in Opera Production. 750 music majors, 400 grad­uate students, 90 faculty, 41,300 total enrollment. 8 bands, 4 jazz bands, 4 orch., 9 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. (2012 Data)

Palm Beach Atlantic University (West Palm Beach)


This 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. 2 band, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 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: 2/25. Tu­i­tion: $37,980. Degrees: 1-4; Music Tech­nology, elective studies outside field (BM, MBA). 230 music majors, 47 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.stetson.edu/portal/music/

Southeastern University (Lakeland) Our world-class faculty prepare students to use their God-given gifts to inspire others and glorify Christ through music. Faculty members have studied at Juilliard, Eastman and other renowned programs, and our emphasis on mentoring and practical experience will give you the foundation you need for a successful career. Contact: Abby Jones, 1000 Longfellow Blvd., 800-500-8760, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1 Tuition: $19,986. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,11. 7 music majors, 10 faculty, 2,703 total enrollment. 3 band, 3 jazz band, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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: $41,580. Degrees: 1,2,4,8-11,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $31,140. Degrees: 1-6,8-11,13. 430 music majors, 100 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 6 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
http://www.music.miami.edu


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Georgia
Columbus State University, Schwob  School of Music (Columbus) The Schwob School of Music of Columbus State Uni­versity has become one of the leading and fastest-growing university-level music programs in the Southeast. The accomplished artist faculty serve an internationally diverse student population. In 2008-09 the Schwob School was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award for Depart­ments and Programs by the Board of Re­gents of the University System of Georgia. Contact: Debra Tommey, 4225 University Ave., 706-649-7224, fax: 706.649.7369, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/15 Degrees: 1,2; BA. Grad. deadline: 3/15. Degrees: 1,2,6.

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, [email protected] 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. (2012 Data)

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. (2012 Data)

Georgia Regents 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, 1120 15th Street, 706-737-1453, fax: 706.667.4937, ksweeney@gru[email protected] Dead­line: 7/18. Tuition: $2,335 res., $8,287 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, Bachelor of Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 7/18. Tui­tion: $2,206res., $7,974 non-res. Degrees: Master of Arts in Teaching. 75 music ma­jors, 27 faculty, 6,267 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 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: $9,664 res., $27,874 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,11,13. Grad­uate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $10,192 res., $30,928 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9. 450 music majors, 75 graduate students, 70 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw) The School of Music is located in the Atlanta suburbs and has vibrant and talented faculty that are devoted to teaching, performing, scholarship, and serving our community. We boast state-of-the-art facilities with opportunities to produce and explore music in a dynamic place that is helping to shape modern musicians. Contact: Christine Collins, 1000 Chastain Road, MD 3201, 770-423-6151, fax: 678.797.2536, [email protected] Deadline: 5/10. Tuition: $3,404 res., $9,695 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3,4,5,9. 200 muic majors, 65 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
 
Mercer University (Macon) Townsend School of Music offers undergraduate and graduate professional music studies in a comprehensive university environment. Townsend is nationally recognized for its outstanding faculty, award-winning students, performance ensembles and state-of-the-art facilities. The Townsend School of Music is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Contact: Janet Campbell, 1400 Coleman Ave., 478-301-5751, fax: 478.301.5633 [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. 80 music ma­jors, 26 graduate students, 30 faculty, 4,408 total enrollment. 2 band, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.
music.mercer.edu


University of Georgia (Athens)


The School of Music offers a comprehensive slate of degrees, emphasizing scholarship, artistic performance, and research, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. High standards of musical performance and academic achievement are required for admission. Prospective students must submit applications to both the University of Georgia and the Hodgson School. Undergraduate Contact: Suzanne Caruso, 250 River Road, 706-542-2005, 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

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: $2,944.60 res., $7,977.40 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Tui­tion: $3,707 res., $10,885 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,6. 170 music majors, 13 graduate students, 33 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 1 marching band, 2 wind bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.valdosta.edu/academics/majors-degrees/music,-music-performance-and-music-education.php

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 Lawrence, 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. (2012 Data)

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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: $44,937. 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) Music at Bradley involves a combination of technology and tradition to prepare students as teachers, composers, performers, or executives in music industry. All Bradley students are welcomed into a performance program that involves over 300 students. Bradley’s highest priority is excellent teaching supported by research, scholarship, and creative activities. Contact: David Vro­man, 1501 W. Bradley Ave., 309-677-2595, fax: 309.677.3871, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $29,320. Degrees: 1,2,4,11. 85 music majors, 32 faculty, 5,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Columbia College (Chicago) Columbia’s Music Department emphasizes musicianship and proficiency, self-expression, originality, and professional training in all styles of music – classical, jazz, blues, gospel, hip-hop, reggae, and more. Upon graduation, our students are prepared for real jobs in the real world. Contact: Jeff Sanderson, 600 South Michigan Avenue, 312-369-7973, [email protected] Tuition: $22,132. Degrees: 1,3,4,9,12,13. 10,000 total enrollment. 7 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 10 chor.

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: $34,440. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $18,480. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. 375 music majors, 117 graduate students, 120 faculty,   24,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
music.depaul.edu

Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL) is a liberal arts college.  Elmhurst College's internationally renowned music department offers exceptional opportunities for students interested in the serious study of music.  Just 16 miles from downtown Chicago, Elmhurst has access to some of the world's greatest venues, teachers and performers. Opportunities to perform and secure internships plus wonderful facilities make Elmhurst a great choice.  With 3 concert bands, 2 jazz bands, 4 choral ensembles, 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: $32,720. Degrees: 1,2,3,4,7,9,11, &12.  220 music majors, 30 music minors, 65 music faculty, 3100 total enrollment.  
http://public.elmhurst.edu/music

Greenville College (Greenville) Greenville College is a private, Christian liberal arts college located in Greenville, Illinois. The strong, innovative offerings of our Department of Music in both classical and commercial music create a well-rounded experience which is available to all of our students. Contact: John Massena, 315 E. College Ave., 618-664-7100, fax: 618.664.6580, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $31,420. Degrees: 1,2,7,11,13. 130 music majors, 17 faculty, 1,100 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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, music@illinois state.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $13,009 res., $20,450 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8,12. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $8,034 res., $13,555 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,3,6,8; Collaborative piano. 321 music majors, 60 graduate students, 54 faculty, 18,254 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: $39,136 (scholarships range from $10,000-$20,000). Degrees: 1,2,4,12. 200 music majors, 56 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.iwu.edu/music

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: Brynn Kickle, 1184 W. Main St., 217-424-6300, fax: 217.420.6652, [email protected] Dead­line: floating. Tuition: $27,852. De­grees: 1,2,11. 311 music majors, 49 faculty, 2,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Monmouth College (Monmouth)
is a private, selective, residential liberal arts college, offering small, seminar-style classes, varied internship and study abroad opportunities, and summer research experiences to thoughtful, intellectally engaged and ambitious students from across the United States and around the world. Opportunities for scholarships are open to music majors as well as non-majors. Contact: Matthew Wanken, 700 East Broadway, 309-457-2397, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $31,500. Degrees: 1,2. 24 music majors, 12 faculty, 1,300 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

North Central College (Naperville) North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences and is committed to academic excellence; a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service; a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation; and a caring environment with small classes. Contact: Ashley Chubirka, 30 N. Brainard St., 630-637-5800, fax: 630.637.5819, admissions@northcentral college.edu. Deadline: Prior to 3/1 for scholarship consideration. Tui­tion: $32,433. Degrees: 1,2,9,12. 90 music majors, 46 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment.

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. (2012 Data)

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.
http://www.niu.edu/music

North Park University (Chicago)



The mission of North Park University’s School of Music is to prepare students to lead lives of significance and service through music. Christian in identity, it welcomes students of all perspectives and embraces music of diverse cultures and traditions. The faculty is committed to supporting and guiding students towards realizing their potential, and offers a curriculum that fosters an inclusive, multicultural perspective, cultivating the student’s ability to evolve holistically, and enriched by the cultural experiences and and musical opportunities afforded by our location in the city of Chicago. In addition to major performance ensembles, North Park offers multiple chamber opportunities. Contact: Rebecca Ryan, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 19, 773-244-5623, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $23,290. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,9,10; BA. 120 music majors, 50 faculty, 2,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.
www.northpark.edu/music

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, romealey@ northwestern.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $45,120. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $45,120. Degrees: 1-6,9. 425 music majors, 200 graduate students, 120 faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz band, 5 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. (2012 Data)

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: Lily Djurakov, 3700 W. 103rd St., 773-298-3448, fax: 773.298.3429, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $28,150. Degrees: 1,2. 35 music ma­jors, 15 faculty, 2,975 total en­rollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 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: Frank Grzych, 1000 S. Normal Ave., Mail Code 4302, 618-536-8742, fax: 618.4535808, [email protected] Deadline: 2/18. Tuition: $6,732 res., $16,830 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9,11,12. Piano Peda­gogy. Graduate Deadline: 2/15. Tuition: $7,092 res., $17,730 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 1/2. Tui­tion: $8,289 res., $14,484 non-res. Degrees: 1,3,9. 80 music majors, 32 faculty, 16,925 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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: $13,438 res., $27,820 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $12,720 res., $26,212 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 400 music majors, 90 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment. 10 bands, 20 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 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. Financial aid packages available. Contact: Amy Lenting, 3140 South Federal St., 312-788-1120, fax: 312.225.5211, [email protected] Dead­line: Rolling. Tuition: $24,890. De­gree: 2. 140 music majors, 140 total en­rollment. Graduate Deadline: Rolling. Tui­tion: $6,000. De­gree: 2. 200 graduate students. 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] Deadline: continuous. Tui­tion: $10,940 res., $16,410 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,8-13. Graduate deadline: 3/15.  Tuition: $7,082 res., $12,642 non-res. De­grees: 1-5,9. 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., 765-641-4543, fax: 765.641.3809, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $25,400. De­g: 1,2,7,12. Grad­ Tuition: $360/ cre­dit hour. Deg: 2. 140 undergrad music majors, 20 grad music majors, 25 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 7 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 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: Ryan Hourigan, 2000 West University Ave., 765-285-5400, fax: 765.285.5400, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $8,318 res., $22,988 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4,11/13. Grad deadline: rolling. Tuition: $8,448 res., $19,896 non-res. Deg: 1-6. 400 music majors, 110 grad students, 70 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

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: $24,620. Degrees: 1,2; Church Music Minor, Music Minor. 40 music ma­jors, 7 faculty, 2,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor., ensembles. 

Butler University (Indianapolis)


As a musician at Butler University, you can easily pursue a double major, study abroad, complete research, or teach in the Community Arts School. Our flexible curriculum affords you the opportunity to achieve more, and shape a course of study that’s about reaching your career goals and pursuing your passions.  Contact: Kristin Flodder, 4600 Sunset Ave, 317-940-9065 fax: 317.940.9258, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1, early action 11/1. Tui­tion: $33,490. Degrees: 1,2,4,10,13. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $483/credit hour. Degrees:1,2,4,5,6; Piano Pedagogy. 200 music ma­jors, 50 graduate students, 50 faculty, 4,034 total enrollment. 2 band, 2 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.butler.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. Our 21st Century Musician initiative is a complete re-imagining of the modern music school that creates musicians who are flexible, entrepreneurial, and who impact communities in profound ways. Contact: Corinna Nash-Wnuk, 204 E. Seminary St., 765-658-4006, fax: 765.658.4007, corinna [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $40,150. Deg: 1,2; General Music, 5-year double degree, BM/BA. 165 music majors, 48 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.depauw.edu/music

Goshen College (Goshen) is a nationally-recognized liberal arts college that focuses on international, intercultural, interdisciplinary and integrative teaching and learning. Our music department cultivates excellence in performance, teaching and learning. Music scholarships and other financial aid are available. Contact: Department of Music, 1700 South Main St., 800-348-7422, fax: 574.535.7609, [email protected] Tui­tion: $28,500. Degrees: 1,2,7,; Piano Pedagogy. 70 music majors, 6 full-time music faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor., chamber music.

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, [email protected] Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $8,056 res., $17,792 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11. Gra­d­uate Deadline: 3/16. Tui­tion: $373/credit hr. res., $733/credit hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 240 music students, 43 faculty, 12,114 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: $10,208 res., $32,350 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $551/credit res., $1,651/credit non-res. Degrees: 1-7,9. 1600 music students, 180 music faculty. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 6 orch., 13 chor.

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] Deadline 12/1. Tuition: $23,628. Deg: 1,2,4,7,8. 130 music majors, 15 faculty, 3,300 total enroll. 1 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 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: 1/22. Tuition: $32,400. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,11. 90 music majors, 35 faculty, 4,500 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: $35,400. Degrees: 1-4. 45 music majors, 32 faculty, 1,369 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: Kevin Judge, Music, ISU, 515-294-3345, fax: 515.294.6409, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/1; 2/20 for scholarship consideration. Tuition: $7,726 res., $20,278 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 130 music majors, 36 faculty, 33,000 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: $37,330.
De­grees: 1-4,7,11. 330 music majors, 58 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

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, nverburg@ nwciowa.edu. Dead­line: 4/15. Tuition: $33,000. Degrees: 1,2,10; Music Minor, Music Ministry Major/Minor, Modified Music Major (Music + Elem Ed). 5 music majors, 27 faculty, 1,250 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Iowa (Iowa City)
The University of Iowa School of Music has long been recognized as one of the excellent university-based schools of music in the US. Its international reputation within the fine arts community attracts the highest-caliber students in graduate and undergraduate programs. Contact: Pauline Wieland, 375 CSM5. 319-335-1604, [email protected] Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $7,765 res., $25,009 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $8,982 res., $24,340 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. 450 music majors, 60 faculty, 450 total enrollment. 5 bands, 7 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor. (2012 Data)


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Kansas
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: $7,308 res., $19,390 non-res. Degrees: 1-5. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $327.20 per credit hours res., $738.40 per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 250 music majors, 40 faculty, 24,400 total enrollment. 8 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg) is a comprehensive, regional institution in the southeast corner of Kansas. The music program focuses on music education but also provides performance and bachelor of arts degrees, as well as graduate degrees. Contact: 1701 S. Broadway, 620-235-4466, fax: 620.235.4468, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $5,906 res., $15,966 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,626 res., $15,966 non-res. Reduced tuition for students from Ark., Miss., Okla., & Texas. Degrees: 1,2,6. 110 music majors, 15 graduate students, 15 faculty, 7,000 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] Priority dead­line: 11/1 . Tuition: resident $9,800 compact or standard $9,200; non-resident  $24,470 (fixed for four years) or standard $22,600. Degrees: 1-5,7-9,12. Priority graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $6,670 (9 credit/semester) res., $15,000 (9 credit/semester) non-res. Degrees: 1-9; MM in opera. 285 music majors, 239 grad., 65 faculty. 4 bands, 10 jazz bands, 1 orch., 7 chor.
www.music.ku.edu

Wichita State University (Wichita) The Wichita State University School of Music has an active faculty who perfrom with the Wichita Symphony, Music Theater of Wichita, and other organizations in the region. We also have an outstanding music education faculty and award winning composers. Opera and Musical Theatre programs are also extremely active.  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., 5 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: $25,311. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,7. 40 music ma­jors, 24 faculty, 1,325 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Murray State University (Murray)
The Department of Music has been a member of the National Association of Schools of Music since 1936 and has a long and outstanding tradition of excellence. Graduates with degrees in music from Murray State University serve as leading musicians in such roles as opera singers, popular recording artists, professional symphony musicians, jazz educators, songwriters, television writers, public school music teachers, university music department chairs, instrument teachers, church musicians, and college music teachers. Contact: Pamela Wurgler, 504 Fine Arts, 207-809-4288, fax: 207-809-3965, [email protected] Degrees: 1,2,4,11. 215 music majors, 30  faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor. 

University of Kentucky (Lexington) For almost 100 years, the University of Kentucky School of Music has helped musicians prepare for careers as performers, educators, researchers, and a wide array of leadership positions both in and outside the musical realm. Music majors benefit from world-class teaching and broad academic offerings. There are abundant opportunities to participate in both large and chamber ensembles. 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.

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: Scott Harris, 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
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 profession. Contact: Anthony Decuir, 6363 St. Charles Ave. Box 8, 504-865-3748, fax: 504.865.2852, decuir@loyno .edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $36,000. Degrees: 1-4,7-9,11,13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $700/hr. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,8,9. 530 music majors, 35 graduate students, 56  faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Northwestern State University (Natchit­o­ches) The NSU music program strives to educate both undergraduate and graduate students in a nurturing environment. A diverse and internationally known faculty strive to help students achieve their goals of excellence in both performance and music education. A concentration in sacred music is also available for study. Contact: 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. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of Louisiana (Monroe) VAPA’s mission: 1. Provide highest level of arts education, reserach and educational opportunities to our students; 2. Offer curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities for ULM students; 3. Provide cultural activities, special events and performances for university and area communities; 4. Serve as an expert resource to arts programs throughout the region. Contact: Derle Long, 700 Uni­versity Ave., 318-342-3811, fax: 318. 342.1599, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $3,159 res., $8,445 non-res. De­g: 1-4. 115 music majors, 23 faculty, 8,500 total enroll. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Maine
University of Maine (Orono)
UMaine, within the School of Performing Arts, offers the future and present music educators of our state and region degree programs at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. We also offer programs concentrating in Performance and general B.A. in music for those who prefer a liberal arts emphasis.  Contact: Cathy Brown, School of Performing Arts, Class of 1944 Hall, 207-581-4703, fax: 207.581.4701, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $10,588 res., $26,308 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9; BA. Graduate tuition: $8,606 res., $22,718 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 150 music majors,  26 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

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Maryland
The Johns Hop­kins University, Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore) Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Conser-vatory was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, Peabody boasts a preeminent faculty, a nurturing, collaborative learning environment, and the academic resources of one of the nation’s leading universities, Johns Hopkins. Contact: David Lane, 1 E. Mt. Ver­non Pl., 410-234-4848, fax: 410.659.8102, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $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. (2012 Data)

Towson University (Towson) The Department of Music offers a comprehensive program that includes both undergraduate and graduate studies. Committed to providing a sound liberal arts and sciences education to a diverse student population, the department offers a broad range of musical opportunities to majors, minors, and non-majors in a learning environment supported by an excellent and diverse faculty. Contact: Mary Ann Criss, 800 York Road, 410-704-2836, fax: 410.704.2841, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1. Tuition: $5,600 res., $16,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 11/1. Tuition $8,100 res., $15,102 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; MS. 350 music majors, 50 graduate students, 50 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor. 

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., $20,826 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. 150 music ma­jors, 14 full-time, 32 part-time faculty, 13,637 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

University of Maryland (College Park) The University of Maryland School of Music is dedicated to offering undergraduate and graduate musicians conservatory-caliber training, while emphasizing the imortance of the combined scholar, performer, educator and arts advocate in the 21st century. Contact: David Powell, 2110 Clarice Smith Center, 301-405-8435, fax: 301.314.7966, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1. Tuition: $8,908 res., $27,300 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tutition: $11,300 res., $22,800 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 230 music majors, 100 faculty, 26,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

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Massachusetts
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, drunning@b[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: Nicholas Gleason, 27 Garden St., 617-876-0956, fax: 617.876.9326, admissions@ longy.edu. Tuition: $32,500. Artist diploma tuition: $20,600. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. 105 faculty, 256 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 1 chor.
www.longy.edu

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: $39,500. Degrees: 1,3,4,5,6,9; Con­temporary Improvisation, Vocal Pedagogy, Collaborative Piano. 400 music ma­jors, 375 graduate students, 239 music faculty, 400 total undergrad. 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, Perfor-mance, Theory/Composition, Con-ducting and Collaborative Piano. Contact: Director of Admissions, 273 Fine Arts Center, 413-545-6048, fax: 413.545.2092, [email protected] Undergraduate deadlines: 12/7 Spring, 2/1, 15, 3/1, 29 Fall. Tuition and fees: $13,642 res., $27,714 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate dead­line: 10/1 Spring/January; 2/1 Fall. Tuition: $13,260 res., $27,714 non-res. 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.

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Michigan
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: Linda Switalski, Music Building 162, 989-774-1950, fax: 989.774.3766, [email protected] Deadline: 3/22/14. Tuition: $11,594 res., $24,459 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. Graduate Deadline: 3/22/14. Tuition: $8,730 res., $13,788 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6.  399 music students, 78 graduate students, 43 faculty, 27,693 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.


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: David Pierce, N101 Alexander Music Bldg., 734-487-4380, fax: 734.487.6939, [email protected] Deadline: 3/16. Tui­tion: $7,408 res., $21,820 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8; BA/BS. Grad­uate deadline: 3/16. Tuition: $10,400 res., $20,400 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 360 music students, 50 grad­­uate students, 46 faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Grand Valley State University (Allendale)
Inspired artistry, creative performance, and personalized teaching become one at Grand Valley State University’s Department of Music and Dance. Contact: Valerie Stoelzel, 1 Campus Dr., 616-331-3484, fax 616.331.3100, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: 10,078 res., $14,568 non-res. De­grees: 1-5. Graduate tuition: $522/credit hour res., $705/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 2. 246 music majors, 72 faculty, 21,317 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 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, [email protected] 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. (2012 Data)

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. (2012 Data)

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: Maurice Draughn, 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. 288 music majors, 27,900 total enrollment. 2 bands, 7 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
http://music.wayne.edu


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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: $38,660. 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)


McNally Smith 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, Composition, Hip Hop Studies. 650 music majors, 15 graduate students, 8 music faculty.
mcnallysmith.edu

St. Olaf College (Northfield) St. Olaf offers renowned performance ensembles, individualized instruction and a comprehensive music curriculum within an academically-rigorous liberal arts setting. BA of music or BM in performance, theory/composition, music education, church music. St. Olaf’s nationally-recognized programs in math and natrual 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: 1-5,7,10. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 3,100 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 7 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: John Ginocchio, 1501 State Street, 507-537-7209, john.ginocchio@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. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Minnesota (Duluth) The Department of Music is a primary resource for those who seek a comprehensive music education and for those who wish to enrich their lives through involvement with music. Contact: Dee Charles, CP206, 31 W. College St., 218-726-7890, fax: 218.726.6824, decharles@d.umn.edu. Dead-line: 8/1. Tuition: $12,786 res., $16,452 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9; Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Music Minor. Graduate tuition: $16,076 res., $24,058 non-res. Degrees: 1,3,6, Collaborative Piano. 131 music majors, 18 graduate students, 36 faculty, 9,160 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 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. Degrees: 1,2,8; Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Music Minor. Grad­uate degrees: Master of Music, Master of Arts. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

University of St. Thomas (St. Paul) St. Thomas offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate music programs. Each emphasizes quality music instruction that keeps pace with current research in pedagogy, performance, and production. Scholarships are based on musical performance and academic achievement. Students study with widely ac­claimed faculty and studio instructors. Contact: Kara Bradshaw, 2115 Summit Avenue, BEC 09, 651-962-5850, fax: 651.962.5876, email musicadmissions@stthomas.edu. Deadline: 2/1 Tuition: $34,582. De­grees: 1,2,4,7,11,13; Popular Music Minor. Graduate Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $817.50/credit. Degree: 2; certificates in  Kodaly, Orff, Piano Pedagogy. 100 music ma­jors, 125 graduate students, 50 fa­culty, 6,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

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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. (2012 Data)

Missouri
Central Methodist University, Swinney Conservatory of Music (Fayette) offers baccalaureate degrees in performance, music education, music theatre and theatre education, and a Master’s in Music 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: Summer Schroeder, 411 Central Methodist Square, 660-248-6998, fax: 660.248.1872, sschroed@centralmethodist.edu. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $20,590. Degrees: 1,2. 65 music majors, 20 music faculty, 1,100 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. 

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:  $7,096 res., $12,968 non-res. Degrees: 1,3,4. Graduate deadline: 11/1, 4,/1, 6/1. Tuition: $8,000 res., $13,720 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 175 music majors, 20 graduate students, 24 faculty, 5,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of Missouri (Kansas City)  UMKC is the Univ of Missouri’s designated campus for the performing arts. The Conservatory is a major contributor and component in the thriving Kansas City arts community. Training tomorrow’s musicians, dancers, and educators by providing exceptional, experienced faculty, along with outstanding student opportunities. Con­tact: James Elswick, 5227 Holmes Rd., Grant Hall 138, 816-235-2900, fax: 816.235. 5264, cadmissions@umkc.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $8,100 res., $20,800 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,8,9; BFA Dance. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $6,750 res., $16,300 non-res. De­grees: 1-9. 250 music majors, 85 graduate students, 85 faculty, 14,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Nebraska
Universitry of Nebraska (Lincoln) The School of Music in the Hixson-Lied 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. (2012 Data)

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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: 2/1. Tui­tion: $7,000 res., $20,600 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $7,200 res., $21,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9. 250 music ma­jors, 160 graduate students, 65 faculty. 27,400 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor.

New Hampshire
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: 5/1. Tuition: $12,610 res., $20,030 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,12; Music Technology. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $523/ credit hour res., $580/credit hour non-res. Degree: 2. 70 music majors, 13 graduate students, 33 faculty, 4,238 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 2 chor.

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, email music.info@unh.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $13,670 res., $26,390 non-res. Degrees: 1-4. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition $13,500 res., $26,200 non-res. Degrees: 2,5. 180 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40 faculty, 12,565 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. 
www.unh.edu/music

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New Jersey
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: Mandy Feiler, 65 Davidson Rd., Piscataway, 848-932-5208, admissions@masongrossrutgers.edu. Dead-line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $13,073 res., $26,393 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $13,073 res., $26,393 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 194 music majors, 229 graduate students, 136 faculty. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch, 6 chor.
www.masongross.rutgers.edu

William Paterson University (Wayne) The Department of Music at William Paterson University is a community of musician-educators committed to professionalism in performance, teaching, scholarship and creative activity, and community service. We collaborate to create a thriving cultural life on the campus and in the community through challenging academic offerings and performances of the highest artistic level. Contact: Iris Perry, 300 Pompton Rd., 973-720-3466,  musicadmissions@wpunj.edu. Deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $5,959 res., $9,729 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9,11,13. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition $649/credit. Degrees: 1,2,9,11,13. 300 music majors, 100 graduate students, 19 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment.

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: Stephanie McClary, 1500 S Ave. K, Station 7, 575-562-4451, fax: 575.562.2118, stephanie.mcclary@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: $6,446 res., $20,688 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9, String Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 7/1 (2/1 for financial aid). Tuition: $5,433 res., $15,992 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Woodwinds, String Pedagogy, Colla­borative Piano. 310 music majors; 95 grad­uate students, 63 faculty, 27,278 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

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New York
Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester (Rochester)
maintains the highest standards for artistry, intelligent musicianship, and scholarship and provides an outstanding faculty, broad and continuous playing experience, and innovative ap­proaches to career development. Eastman students enjoy a collaborative musical en­vironment and can earn minors or second degrees at the University of Rochester. Contact: Matthew Ardizzone, Eastman School of Music, 800-388-9695, fax: 585.232.8601, admissions@esm.rochester.edu.  Dead-line: 12/1. Tuition: $44,580. Deg: 1-4,9. Grad. tuition: $1,350/credit hour; additional fee for applied music studies. Deg: 1-6,9. 500 music majors, 440 grads., 95 faculty. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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: $20,400. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12,13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Master’s Tu­tion: $600/credit. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9,13. 225 music majors, 60 graduate students, 67 music faculty, 900 total enrollment. 12 ensembles, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 choral groups.

Houghton College, Greatbatch School of Music (Houghton) is uniquely situated as a conservatory model school of music within a Christ-centered, nationally-ranked, liberal arts college. Students learn from accomplished faculty who teach with integrity. Opportunities include internships and residencies, international touring with ensembles, Pro Tools certification, Presidential Scholarship Competition, and generous graduate assistantships. Contact: Kevin Dibble, 1 Willard Ave., 585-567-9400, fax: 585.567.9517, kevin.dibble@houghton.edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $27,578. De­grees: 1,2,4; BA, BMus “Plus”. Graduate deadline: Rollling, 2/1 for full Assistantship consideration. Tui­tion: $540/credit hour. Degrees: 1,4,6; MA, MMus in Collaborative Performance. 90 music majors, 20 graduate students, 35 faculty, 1,200 total enroll. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 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: Townsend Plant, 3322 Whalen Center for Music, 953 Danby Road, 607-274-3366, fax: 607.274.3068, music@ithaca.edu. Dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $38,400. Degrees: 1-4,9,12,13; Bachelor of Arts, Music in Combination with an Outside Field. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $13,626. 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: $36,720. Degrees: 1,4-6,9. 346 music majors, 309 grad. music majors, 250 faculty, 853 total enrollment. 1 jazz orch, additional jazz ensembles, classical orch., period & modern specialty ensembles.
www.Juilliard.edu

Long Island University (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.

Manhattan 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: Amy Anderson, 120 Claremont Ave., 917-493-4436, 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. Contact: Nancy Strelau, 4245 East Ave., 585-389-2700, fax: 585.586.2452. music@naz.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $28,146. Deg: 1-3,5,11. Grad. deadline: Rolling. Tuition: $798/ credit hour. Deg: 2,8. 200 music majors, 50 grad. students, 80 faculty, 2,822 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

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: $44,848. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. Graduate deadlines: Masters 6/1; Doctoral 12/1. Tuition: $36,422. Degrees: 1-4,8-13. 636 music majors, 606 graduate students, 300 faculty, 1,242 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: $3,700 res., $8,425 non-res. Degrees: 1-13. Graduate deadline: 8/5. Tuition: $5,700 res., $9,940 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.

State University of New York, The Crane School of Music (Potsdam) Was one of the first institutions in the country to have programs 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, crane@potsdam.edu. Dead­line: 2/18. Tui­tion: $5,870 res., $15,320 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,11. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $4,935 res., $9,175 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 600 music majors, 30 graduate students, 70 faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.potsdam.edu/crane

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, admissu@syr.edu. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $38,970. Degrees: 1,2,4,11;  B.A. in Music, B.S. in Recording and Allied Entertainment Industries. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $23,292. 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. 
vpa.syr.edu/music

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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: 11/15, 2/1, 3/15. Tuition: $6,712 res., $18,920 non-res. De­grees: 1-4,7,8,11. Graduate deadline: 11/11. Tuition: $6,993 res., $18,938 non-res. De­grees 1,2,6,8; Collaborative Piano. 460 music majors, 36 graduate students, 52 faculty, 17,500 total enroll. 4 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: 3/1. Tuition: $3,758 res., $17,572 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,8,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $4,009 res., $15,840 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6. 325 music majors, 60 graduate students, 57 faculty, 28,000 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. (2012 Data)

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. (2012 Data)

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North Dakota
North Dakota State University (Fargo)  Contact: Tammy Erdmann, Dept. 2330, PO Box 6050, 701-231-7932, fax: 701.231. 2085, tammy.erdmann@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.

Ohio
Baldwin-Wallace College (Berea) Undergraduate Conservatory of Music within a liberal arts university with a beautiful campus near Cleveland, Ohio. Specialized faculty including eight Cleveland Orchestra members, diverse performance opportunities, focus on entrepreneurship. Academically and musically challenging; yet friendly and supportive. Well worth a visit for information session and tour 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: $30,160. Degrees: 1-5,8,10,12. 320 music majors, 75 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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, 100 grad students, 60 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
bgsu.edu/arts

Capital University, Conservatory of Music (Columbus) Exceptional full-featured conservatory in a liberal arts university in one of America’s fastest growing metropolitan centers. Capital’s Conser-vatory has everything much larger universities have, but with small classes and 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.

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 35 members of The Cleveland Orchestra. Our alumni perform in major concert venues and opera houses around the globe. Contact: Lynn Johnson, 11021 East Blvd., 216-795-3107, fax: 216.795.3161, admission@ocim.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $42,250. Degrees 1,4,7,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $42,250. Degrees: 1,4,6,7; Master of Music, Professional Studies, Artist Diploma, Doctoral of Musical Arts. 250 music majors, 200 graduate students, 110 faculty, 450 total enrollment.

Cleveland State University (Cleveland) The CSU Department of Music provides a comprehensive education in music at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students study with members of The Cleveland Orchestra in addition to other award winning faculty. Since 1977, the Department of Music has been an accredited institutional member of the NASM. Contact: Kate Bill, 2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 330, 216-687-5039, fax: 216.687. 9279, m.c.bill@csuohio.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $9,448.80 res., $17,397.60 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition $12,504.80 res., $23,685.60 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 215 music majors, 40 graduate students, 74 faculty, 12,565 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor. 

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) Undergraduate minors are available in music, audio recoridng, music technology, jazz studies, and world music. Post-undergraduate certificate programs include composition, conducting and performance. We offer the Ph. D. in Music Education and Theory-Composition. Our Master’s degree options include a completely online Master of Music program in music education. Contact: Dana Brown, PO Box 5190, 330-672-9236, fax: 330.672.7837, dabrown@ kent.edu. Deadline: none. Tuition: $4,908 res., $8,888 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Graduate deadline: none. Tuition: $5,222 res., $8,980 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6; Ethno-musicology. 280 music majors, 240 graduate students, 50 faculty, 36,280 total enroll. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 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. 1 jazz band, 2 full orch., 1 sinfonietta, 1 contemporary music ensemble, 5 chor.
http://new.oberlin.edu/conservatory/

The Ohio State University (Colum­bus) The Ohio State University 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: $10,037 res., $25,445 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9; BA in Music. Graduate dead­line: 1/1. Tui­tion: $12,200 res., $29,512 non-res. De­grees: 1-6, Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 150 graduate students, 65 faculty, 50,000 total en­roll. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

Ohio University School of Music (Athens)  The School of Music develops confident, creative, and skilled musicians. Ohio alumni include successful composers, educators, therapists, and performers. We present over 100 concerts annually by students, faculty and guest artists. The SOM houses the Athens Community Music School for student-adults and a professional Music Therapy Clinic. Contact: 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. (2012 Data)

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: Elizabeth Doyle, 1 S. Grove St., 614-823-1219, fax: 614.823. 1200, edoyle@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. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $9,734 res., $18,098 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $447.16/credit hour res., $741.60/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, commercial music production, composition, theory (graduate only), music history, conducting (graduate only), and Arts Administration (graduate only). We are the lar­gest producer of live entertainment in the state of Ohio. Contact: Andrea Fitzgerald, PO Box 210003, 513-556-9479, fax: 513.556.1028, Andrea.Fitzgerald@uc.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $11,990 res., $27,022 non-res. De­g: 1,2,4,5,9,12; BM in Commercial Music Production. Gra­duate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $15,388 res., $26,902 non-res. De­g: 1-6,9,10; Artist Diplomas in all instruments. 409 music majors, 424 graduate students, 93 faculty, 43,000 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 6 orch., 4 chor.

University of Dayton (Dayton) The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic university that believes in the search for knowledge, the strength of community, and development of the whole person. These values are integrated into our six music degree programs. Contact: Professor Adrea Wells, 300 College Park,937-229-3936, fax:937.229.3916, musadms@udayton.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $35,800. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9; BA in Arts Music Studies Concentration. 120 music majors, 50 faculty, 33,500 total enrollment. 9 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 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: Amy Neace, 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. 5 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 6 chor.

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Oklahoma
Cameron University (Lawton) At Cam­eron University, the Music De­partment provides diverse and dynamic opportunitties for learning, innovative teaching, educational preparation for career success, and it is a driving force in the cultural life of Southwest Oklahoma. The Cameron music graduates are outstanding testimonies to our educational success in both teaching and performance. Contact: James Lambert, 580-581-2440, jamesl@cameron.edu. Deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $4,500 res., $8,500 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 65 music majors, 9 faculty, 5,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Northeastern State University (Tahlequah) Departmental mission is to provide undergraduate education leading to the BME and Bachelor of Arts. Through quality teaching, research and scholarly activities, service to local and professional communities, and high expectations, we provide a friendly learning environment where students are prepared to achieve goals in a global society. Contact: Jerrid Freeman, 600 N. Grand Ave., 918-444-2700, bighley@nsuok.edu. Tuition: 3,750 res., $10,500 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9; Bachelor of 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 music program at Oklahoma State University serves students who plan careers in the field of music as well as those who desire to participate in a comprehensive music program. Professional instruction prepares students for careers in performance, teaching, or the music industry. Contact: Brant Adams, Undergraduate Admissions, 219 Student Union, 405-744-6133, fax: 405.744.9324, brant.adams@okstate.edu. Deadline: N/A. Tui­tion: $8,191 res., $20,206 non-res., Degrees 1,2,11; B.M. Graduate deadline: N/A. Tui­tion: $5,372 res., $14,930 non-res. Degrees: 1,6; M.M. 185 music majors, 17 graduate students, 34 faculty, 24,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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: Jennifer Warren, 900 State St., 877-542-2787, fax: 503.375.5365, libarts@willamette.edu. Deadline: 11/15, 2/1. Tuition: $41,990. Degrees: 1,2,4,13; Improvisation in Contemporary Practice. 55 music majors, 36 faculty, 2013 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.willamette.edu/cla/music

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Pennsylvania
Bucknell University (Lewisburg) 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: 12/1. Tuition: $46,646. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 48 music majors, 33 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, the School of Music offers conservatory programs within a world-class university. A Carnegie Mellon education prepares gifted students to make an impact on the art of music in the 21st century. Contact: Katherine Drago, 5000 Forbes Ave., 412-268-4118, fax: 412.268.1431, kdrago@cmu.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $46,670. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $33,500. De­grees: 1,2,4,13. 167 music ma­jors, 149 graduate students, 95 faculty, 316 total music school en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 5 orchs., 3 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. 171 music majors, 90 faculty. 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: $35,823. Degrees: 1,2,8,13; BM with Elective Studies in Business. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $1,218/credit. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,13. 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 performance opportunities. Bachelor of Music degrees in music education and music therapy lead to certification in those fields, while Bachelor of Arts in music provides an excellent foundation for a variety of careers. Contact: Matthew Fritz, One Alpha Drive, 717-361-1212, fax: 717.361.1187, fritzm@etown.edu. Deadline: roll­ing. Tuition: $38,200. Degrees: 1,2,8. 75 music majors, 35 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 unites the artistic standards of excellent comprehensive undergraduate musical training with the intellectual breadth afforded by one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. Students collaborate with a distinguished faculty of performers, educators, and scholars and go on to fulfilling careers in music and other fields. Contact: Mary Wilkes 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: $45,870. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 83 music majors, 36 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.  Tuition: $14,880. 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

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: Sr. Regina Foy, 1145 King Road, 610-647-4400, fax: 610.251.1668, musicdept@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., 3 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: rolling. Tuition: $6,622 res., $16,556 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,12; BA general music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $442/credit res., $663/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 275 music majors, 20 graduate students, 30 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, email admissions@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.

Messiah College (Grantham)
offers undergraduate programs that prepare musicians for careers in a wide variety of musical settings through academic and professional training, complimented by a Christian liberal arts education. Messiah also offers a graduate program with conducting with three tracks. Contact: Paul Morgan, One College Avenue, 717-766-5000, 717.691.2307 admiss@messiah.edu. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition $29,650. Degrees: 1,2,4,7; with concentrations in  music business. Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $575/ hour. De­grees: 6; 3 tracks of study – Wind Conducting, Orchestral Conducting, and Choral Conducting; certificate of advanced graduate studies. 120 music majors, 65 graduate students, 32 full-time faculty, 2,800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 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. Moravian College is proud to be an All-Steinway Institution. Contact: Laura Rapp, 1200 Main St., 610-861-1320, fax: 610.625.7930, admissions@ moravian.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $34,398. De­grees: 1,2,4,7. 75 music majors, 60 music faculty, 1,564 total enroll. 2 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Seton Hill University (Greensburg) Fully accredited member of NASM. Music Therapy approved by AMTA. All Steinway School. New Performing Arts Center. 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; BM in Music Education, Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music; BA in Music. 110 music students, 24 faculty, 1,800 total enrollment. 2 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. Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $8,807.48 res., $15,419.48 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8. 140 music majors, 23 faculty, 7,769 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: 11/1,2/1. Tuition: $38,780. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA Music. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.susqu.edu/music

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: $15,252 res., $26,088 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,8,9. Graduate deadline. Varies. Tuition: $831/ per credit hour res., $1,128/ per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8; Piano Pedagogy, Accompanying, String Pedagogy. 450 music majors, 250 graduate students, 100+ faculty, 37,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.
www.temple.edu/boyer

West Chester University (West Chester) has a state of the art music building and performing arts facility. WCU graduates hold positions of prominence in the arts and business community in music education and administration, as conductors, and musicians in major orchestras, opera companies, professional bands, and jazz groups. Contact: NicoleKemp, Swope Music Building, 610-436-3261, Fax 610.436.2873, nkemp@wcupa.edu. Deadline: Rolling. Tuition: $6,622.00 res., $16,556.00 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3,4,5,9. Graduate Deadline: Rolling. Tuition $442.00 per credit res., $663.00 per credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3,4,5,6. 400 music majors, 125 graduate students, 53 faculty, 13,500 total enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

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: David Rhoades, Office of Admissions, Westminster College, 724-946-7100, fax: 724.946.6270, email 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. Deadline 8/1. Tuition: $25,000. Degrees: 1,2,7-9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $20,000. Degrees: education. 100 music majors, 24 faculty, 3,300 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 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. Non-majors welcome. Con­tact: Marta Lamier, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., 864-294-3405, marta.lamier@furman.edu. Deadline: varies: ED, EA, RD. Tuition: $48,000. Degrees: 1-4,7, BA in Music. 250 music majors, 51 faculty, 2,700 total enroll. 4 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch, 4 chor.

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. 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: $13,430 res., $26,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4, BA Music. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $12,982 res., $24,906 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 175 music majors, 20 grad. students, 45 faculty, 5,750 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

South Dakota
Northern State University (Aberdeen)


The NSU Department of Music  offers the MME, 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. Northern 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 will take 32 credits’ worth of courses – most online – and finish the program with just one week on the beautiful Northern campus for two (2) summers. online@northern.edu. Under-graduate contact: Boyd Perkins,  1200 South Jay Street, 605-626-22497, fax: 605.626.2263, boyd.perkins@northern.edu. Tuition: $7,564 res., $8,636 MN non-res., $9,564 other non-res. Degrees: 2,12; BA. Graduate tuition: $12,801.60. 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

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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: $13,200. Degrees: 1,2,7,11; BA Music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $10,100. Degrees: 1,2,6,7. 350 music majors,  4,954 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 7 chor.

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: $4,067/18 cred. hrs. res., $12,321/12 cred. hrs. non-res. Degrees: 1-4,11. Graduate deadline: 6/1 fall, 10/1 spring. Tuition: $4,969/12 cred. hrs. res., $12,321/12 cred. hrs. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4-6,9; Collaborative Piano. 300 music majors, 18 graduate students, 79 faculty, 23,881 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor., chamber ensembles, jazz combos.

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. (2012 Data)
 
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. Deadline: 2/22/ Tuition: $3,952 res., $11,308 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9-13. Graduate Deadline: 2/22. Tuition: $5,155 res., $11,615 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 500 music ma­jors, 47 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 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. (2012 Data)

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: $7,514 res., $21,444, 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)


Vanderbilt 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: 1/1. Tuition: $44,000. Degrees: 1-4. 200 music majors, 56 faculty, 6,200 total enrollment. 2 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.vanderbilt.edu/blair

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Texas
Baylor University (Waco) Baylor is a private Baptist university and nationally ranked liberal arts institution. 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: Dr. Thomas R. Webster, One Tiger Dr., 903-923-2158, fax: 903.934. 8114, music@etbu.edu. Deadline: 8/16. Tui­tion: $20,244. Degrees: 1,2,7. 41 music majors, 8 faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 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: Dr. Robert Tucker, P.O. Box 16230, 325-670-1426, fax: 325.670.5873, robert.l.tucker@ hsutx.edu. Degrees: 1-4,7; BA in music with music business emphasis.  90+ music majors, 7 graduate students, 17 faculty, 2,300+ total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Lamar University (Beaumont) The newly named Mary Morgan Moore 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, P.O. Box 10044, 409-880-8144, fax: 409.880.8143, kurt.gilman@lamar.edu. Deadline: 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: $20,500/15hrs. res., $14,300/9 hrs. non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 121 music majors, 8 graduate students, 30 faculty, 14,269 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: $38,260. Degrees: 1,4,5. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $26,160. Degrees: 1,4-6; Artist Diploma. 106 music majors, 178 graduate students, 67 faculty, 3,800 total enrollment. 2 orch., 1 chor.

Southern Methodist University (Dallas) The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University offers conservatory-level music training with a high profile liberal arts education on a beautiful residential campus. Bachelor, Master degrees, and Performer/Artist Diplomas are offered. In­strumental studios are taught by members of the Dallas Symphony Orch­estra. Scholar­ships are available. Contact: Alan Wagner, PO Box 750356, 214-768-3745, fax: 214.768.4669, wagnera@smu.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $41,355. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $26,355. Degrees: 1,2,4-7,10, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Theory Pedagogy. 180 music majors, 120 graduate students, 80 faculty, 6,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.meadows.smu.edu

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.

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: Joel Wiley, 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.

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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. (2012 Data)

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, 802-656-3040, 802.656.0759, music@uvm.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $13,728 res., $34,656 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. 70 music majors, 33 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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Virginia
George Mason University (Fairfax)



The Mason School of Music is an inclusive community – students, faculty, performers, scholars, administrators, and staff – whose  common goal is to inspire artistic and academic excellence as an intrinsic element of a balanced education within an atmosphere of discipline, lifelong learning, and service within the university, local, national and international communities. Contact: Lynn Wildman, 4400 Uni­versity Drive, MS 3E3, 703-993-1380, fax: 703.993.1394, email mwilman@gmu.edu. Deadline: 11/1 (scholarship), 1/15. Tuition: $9,908 res., $28,592 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, 4,9; Music Technology. Graduate deadline: 11/1 (fall), 2/1. Tuition $493/ credit hour res., $1,176/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,10. 300 music majors, 75 graduate students, 100 faculty. 33,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 5 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. (2012 Data)

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: $378/credit res., $807/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA Piano Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition $325/credit res., $836/credit non-res. Degrees: 2. 80 music majors, 20 graduate students, 24 faculty, 4,355 total enrollment. 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. (2012 Data)

Virginia Commonwealth University (Rich­mond) At VCU Music, we combine an accomplished faculty with the resources of a top-ranked school and a leading public research university. Hone your skills on a specific instrument, learn the best techniques for teaching tomorrow’s musicians, collaborate with other great musicians or make music a foundation for other career goals. Contact: Amy Hutton, 922 Park Ave., 804-828-1166, fax: 804.827.0230, achutton@vcu.edu. Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $12,002 res., $29,473 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9.  300 music majors, 76 faculty, 24,000 total enrollment. 10 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

West Virginia
Glenville State College (Glenville) Our department features internationally recoginzed facutly and ensembles, and incredible faculty-to-student ratio, a beautiful and clean modern facility and a wide range of performing opportunities. 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. 5 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 chor.

West Virginia University (Morgantown) The School of Music offers professional preparation for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. The school’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/Evansdale Drive, 304-293-4532, fax: 304.293.7491, jodie.lewis@mail.wvu.edu. Tuition: $17,619 res., $30,397 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. Graduate tuition: $17,832 res., $30,530 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 215 music majors, 77 graduate students, 48 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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Wisconsin
Carthage College (Kenosha) This private college of the liberal arts and sciences is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Carthage boasts a long-standing commitment to educating the whole person by nourishing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical dimensions of students’ lives. Music plays a vital role on campus. Contact: Dean Clark, 2001 Alford Park Drive, 262-551-6000, dean@carthage.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $34,850. De­grees: 1,2,4,7,12; Piano Pedagogy. 130 music majors, 40 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: Paris Brown, 711 E. Boldt Way, 800-227-0982, fax: 920.832.
6782, admissions@lawrence.edu. Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $40,926. Degrees: 1-4. 350 music majors, 62 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.lawrence.edu

University of Wisconsin (Madison) is one of the top 10 public universities in the country, and the School of Music is ranked in the top 10% of comprehensive music programs. Contact: Admissions, 3561 Hu­man­ities Bldg., 455 N. Park St., 608-263-1900,
fax: 608.262.8876, 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. (2012 Data)

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: Katherine Stolzman, UWM Fine Arts-Music, PO Box 4143, 414-229-6135, fax: 414. 229.2776, stolzma@uwm.edu. Dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $9,300 res., $19,028 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,6,9,12. Graduate dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $11,600 res., $24,060 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 265 music majors, 81 graduate students, 70 faculty, 19,700 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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: Ashley Elmer, 800 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-4224, fax: 920.424.1266, music@uwosh.edu. Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $7,400 res., $14,974 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,11,13; BA Music, BS Music, Music Minor. 160 music majors, 30 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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Wyoming
University of Wyoming (Laramie) The University of Wyoming Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and offers a variety of degrees in an environment small enough for personal attention yet large enough to support musical activity at every level. Contact: Megan Fletcher, 1000 E. University Ave Dept. 3435, 307-766-5242, fax: 307.766.5326, musicdpt@ uwyo.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $3,240 (based on 15 cr. hrs/semester) res., $12,960 (based on 15 cr. hrs/semester) non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. Graduate Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $3,780 (based on 9 cr. hrs/semester) res., $11,322 (based on 9 cr. hrs/semester) non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 137 music majors, 48 graduate students, 19 faculty, 9,700 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

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 grad. students, 84 faculty, 800 music school enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 5 orch., 3 chor. (2012 Data)

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. (2012 Data)

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