2014 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




An addendum to the College Listing will be published in the November issue of The Instrumentalist. If your school was not included, please contact us at [email protected] or call 888-446-6888.


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. Undergraduate 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. (2013 Data)

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 nurturing 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] Under-graduate dead­line: 2/1. Undergraduate tuition: $7,872 res., $23,616 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. 110 music majors, 30 undergraduate faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Graduate tuition: $8,586 res., $25,758 non-res. Graduate degrees: 2. 35 graduate  students, 30 graduate faculty. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 7 chor.
www.auburn.edu/music
 
Jacksonville State University (Jacksonville). A comprehensive program at a regional university stressing excellence in performance studies, academic achievement, and professional preparation. Contact: Andrew 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, LPAC 1072, 5751 USA Drive S.,  251-460-6136, fax: 251.460.7328, [email protected]
southalabama.edu. Dead­line: 7/15. Undergraduate tui­tion: $265/cr. hr. res., $530/cr. hr. non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,11. 125 music ma­jors, 32 faculty, 15,100 total enrollment. Graduate tuition: $358 cr. hr. res., $716 cr. hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2 Collaborative keyboard. 10 graduate students, 14 graduate music faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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 Providence Drive, 970-786-1575, [email protected] Deadline: 6/15. Tuition: $6,296 res., $17,936 non-res. Degrees: BA, BM Performance, BM Education. 80 music majors, 11 music faculty, 17,890 total enrollment. 3 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor.

University of Alaska (Fairbanks). The nation’s Arctic University offers unique opportunities to students of music. If you are seeking small class sizes, renowned faculty, amazing touring opportunities, and the chance to perform in the premier concert hall in Alaska, and fantastic outdoor adventures, you will find it all at the University of Alaska Fairbanks! Contact: Libby Eddy, 102 Signers Hall, 800-478-1823, fax: 907.474.
7079, [email protected] Deadline: 6/15, auditions 2/28. Undergraduate tuition: $6,500 res., $19,820 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate tuition: $8,552 res., $16,094 non res. Graduate degrees: MM. 44 music majors, 7 grad. students, 9 faculty. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 2 chor.

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Arizona
Arizona State University, School of Music (Tempe).



A top-ranked music school offering comprehensive undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees, the Arizona State University School of Music offers internationally recognized faculty, outstanding performance facilities, innovative and exciting curricula, and more than 700 public performance opportunities each year to create the perfect place for students to embrace their musical passion. Contact: PO Box 870405, Tempe, 480-965-5069, 480.727.6544, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 12/1, 1/6. Undergrad-uate tui­tion: $9,484 res., $23,136 non-­res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-4,8,9,12, BA in Music. 350 music majors, 65 faculty, 5,155 total enrollment. Grad­uate dead­­­line: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $10,610 res., $19,530 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,7,8,12. 3 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.
music.asu.edu

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: $5,970 res., $12,330 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 120 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: $30,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,12. 145 music ma­jors, 24 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment 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: Carol Ebinger, 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. 175 music majors, 30 graduate students, 35 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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: $33,322. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 179 music majors, 30 faculty, 4,353 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.biola.edu/music/

California Institute of the Arts (Va­len­cia). The school of music offers rigorous training in an unrivaled variety of musical styles and cultures. The vibrant mix helps each
student to acquire the musical fluency to work across conventional boundaries, expand artistic and cultural horizons, and develop a global creative vision. Contact: Kurt Isaacson, 24700 McBean Park­way, 661-253-7841, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 1/5. Undergrad-uate tui­tion: $41,700. Degrees: 1,4,9; Music Technology, World Music, Performer-Composer, Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/5. Graduate tuition: $41,700. Graduate degrees: 1,4,9; Music Technology, World Music, Performer-Composer, Musical Arts. 250 music majors, 250 graduate students, 60 faculty, 1489 total enrollment. 1 orch., 1 chor.

California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo). A nationally ranked, comprehensive public university located on California’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, nurturing environment. Contact: James Maraviglia, 1 Grand Avenue, 805-756-2311, fax: 805.756.5911, [email protected] Deadline 11/30. Tuition: $8,919 res., add $248/unit non-res. Degrees: BA in Music, Music Minor. 66 music majors, 12 full-time 20 part-time  faculty, 17,287 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.music.calpoly.edu

California State University, Long Beach, Bob Cole Conservatory of Music (Long Beach). Our exceptional ensembles are at the core of student success. Faculty closely monitor students from freshman through master’s degrees. Both the Cole Symphony Orchestra (Spring 2014) and Wind Symphony (Fall 2014) toured South Korea. We present more than 400 concerts each year. Generous scholarships available. Out-of-state tuition waivers available for graduate students. Contact: Carolyn Bremer, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., 562-985-4781, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 11/30. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Undergraduate tuition: $6,452 res., $15,380 non-res. Graduate tuition: $7,718 res., $16,646 non-res. Graduate deadline: open. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4-6,9. 450 music majors, 100 graduate students, 100 faculty. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.

California State University, Northridge (Northridge). Located in Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, CSUN graduates are gainfully employed in diverse positions worldwide. They are acclaimed teachers and professors, music therapists, orchestral and band conductors, composers and arrangers, recording artists, members of opera companies and symphony orchestras, and participants in chamber ensembles. Contact: Lea Antone, 18111 Nordhoff St., 818-677-3184, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 11/30. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11; minor: 12. Undergraduate tuition: $6,544 res., $12,124 non-res.. Graduate admission: ongoing. Graduate tuition: $7,810 res., $10,600 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,11. 600 music majors, 50 graduate students, 72 faculty, 40,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

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 [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 1/15. Degrees: 1,2,4,6. Tuition: $44,710. 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, 213-621-4545, [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: Morgan Jefferson, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, 310-506-4111, fax: 310.506.4077, [email protected] Deadline: 1/5. Tuition: $46,440. Degrees: 1,2,4. 80 music majors, 45 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 Street, 415-503-6231, fax: 415.503.6299, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $40,000. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,4. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $40,000. Graduate degrees: 1,4,6. 108 faculty, 173 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.sfcm.edu

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park). Close to San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean, SSU’s NASM-accredited program offers the Bachelor of Music in performance, music education, and jazz studies. Perform in 1,400-seat Weill Hall and 250-seat Schroeder Recital Hall. Generous scholarships. Auditions: Nov. 8, 2014; Jan. 17, Mar. 28, and April 11, 2015. Contact: Brian Wilson, 1801 E. Cotati Avenue, 707-664-2324, fax: 707.664.3469, brian.wil [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $7,276 res., $372 per unit non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. 125 music majors, 40 faculty, 9,120 total enrollment. 6 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.sonoma.edu/music/

University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music (Stockton). The Conservatory of Music has been recognized as one of the top music schools for over 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: Jennifer Goodwin, 3601 Pacific Ave., 209-946-2418, fax: 209.946.2770, [email protected] Under-grad. deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition: $40,882. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,8,9,11. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Graduate tuition: $39,290. Degrees: 2,8. 201 music majors, 21 graduate students, 53 faculty, 3,800 total undergraduate enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
go.pacific.edu/conservatory

University of Redlands (Redlands) is a private liberal arts university offering a conservatory approach in a liberal arts setting. Performance opportunities abound with more than 200 performances presented annually. Wheth­­­er music is your major or you just have an interest in music, everyone is encouraged to participate in the rich, musical environment on campus. Contact: Brad An­drews, 1200 E. Colton Ave., 909-748-8014, fax: 909.335.5183, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition: $42,836. Degrees: 1,2,4. 164 music majors, 35 music faculty, 2,448 total enrollment. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $16,758. Graduate de­grees: 1,2,4,6; Artist Diploma. 33 graduate students in music, 35 faculty. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.


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Colorado
Colorado State University (Fort Collins). CSU is an outstanding choice for music education and music performance, and it is one of the top ranked music therapy programs in the nation. We provide our undergraduate students with an exceptional number of performance opportunities. Supple-mental performance enhancement training is available to talented students pursuing Education or Therapy Majors. Contact: Tom Krebs, 1778 Campus Delivery, 971-491-5529, email: [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Undergraduate tuition: $9,896 res., $20,076 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9; in addition to BM degrees, general BA in Music also offered. Graduate tuition: $11,104 res., $24,276 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,6,8. 280 music majors, 120 graduate students, 50 faculty, 27,034 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor.

University of Colorado (Boulder).
The College of Music works collaboratively toward the goal of developing performers, composers, scholars, pedagogues, and teachers who are passionate about music, who are ambitious in setting their educational and professional goals, and whose impact on our campus community and the larger arts world is both memorable and far reaching. Contact: Fred Peterbark, Imig Music Bldg., 301 UCB, 303-492-6352, fax: 303.492.4724, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $13,414 res., $33,838 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,5,9; Cert. in Music Technology; Cert. in Music Entrepreneurship. Graduate dead­line: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $7,316 res., $17,096 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 306 music majors, 78 faculty, 29,325 total enrollment. 4 bands, 10 jazz bands, 2 orch., 7 chor.

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. (2013 Data)

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: $9,858 res., $30,038 non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA. 134 music majors, 50 music faculty, 18,032 total enrollment. Grad. deadline: 2/15. Grad. tuition: $12,202 res., $31,674  non-res. Grad. degrees: 1,3,5,6. 63 graduate students, 50 faculty, 6,555 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 8 chor.
http://music.uconn.edu

University of Hartford, The Hartt School (West Hartford). The Hartt School is the performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford. Hartt offers more than 400 exciting performance opportunities each year including unique cross-disciplinary collaborations. In addition, Hartt students take advantage of our partnerships-in-training and participate in internship and apprenticeship opportunities to enrich their classroom experience. Contact: Megan Abernathy, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, 860-768-4465, fax: 860.768.4441, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/9. Undergrad-uate tuition: $32,758. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,9-13; B.S.E. Acoustics & Music. Grad­uate deadline: 1/9. Graduate tuition: $21,500/$15,000/$9,750. Graduate degrees: 1-6; Suzuki & Piano Pedagogy, Graduate Professional & Artist Diplomas. 450 music majors, 135 graduate students, 108 faculty, 4,600 total enrollment. 8 bands, 10 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. The Department of Music is focused on producing highly trained classical musicians intent on pursuing vocational performance, graduate study (in performance, composition, theory, musicology, and/or music education), and music management and business, as well as music educators (including public school teaching certification for band, orchestra, chorus, and general music, grades K-12). Contact: 100 Or­chard Road, 302-831-2578, fax: 302.831.3589, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $10,900 res., $29,250 non-res. Deg: 1-5. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tui­tion: $19,500. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6. 205 music majors, 42 grad. students, 52 faculty, 17,729 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 4 chor.

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Florida
Florida Southern College (Lakeland). The Department of Music provides a nurturing, yet challenging, learning environment within which talented students are empowered by a dedicated faculty to achieve excellence in academic, intellectual, and creative endeavors. Accredited by NASM, FSC’s music curriculum is innovative, preparing students for a lifetime of opportunities in music. Contact: Brian Brink, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, 863-680-4574, fax: 863.680.4395, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/15. Tuition: $29,342. Degrees: 1,2,11. 120 music majors, 31 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.

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. 90 music majors, 30 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.pba.edu

Stetson University (DeLand).

An exclusively undergraduate program  within an historic comprehensive university, Stetson provides an array of vocal and instrumental ensembles, including opera theatre. Students are preparing for professional careers and graduate study in music, while gaining a commitment to artistic excellence, intellectual curiosity, and professionalism within a values-based atmosphere of challenge and support. Contact: Camille Kuperman, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., #8399, 386-822-8970, fax: 386.822.8948, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/25. Tu­i­tion: $39,690. Degrees: 1-4, 13; Music Tech­nology, music with an outside field, BA Music, Music Minor. 200 music majors, 49 faculty, 2,750 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 2 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. (2013 Data)

University of Central Florida (Orlando). As part of the nation’s second largest university, UCF Music provides meaningful and diverse experiences in performance, education, composition, scholarly research, and service to the community. The atmosphere is energetic and friendly, and all private lessons are taught by the faculty. Accredited by the NASM. Contact: John Parker, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., 407-823-2869, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 4/11. Undergraduate tuition: $6,000 res., $21,000 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Graduate degrees: MA Music. 280 music majors, 35 graduate students, 40 faculty, 51,269 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Miami, Frost School of Music (Coral Gables)


This is one of the largest, most comprehensive, and relevant music schools in higher learning. Frost fosters creativity, leadership, and scholarship in instrumental, keyboard, contemporary, jazz, and vocal performance, as well as composition, music business, music education, music engineering technology, music therapy, and more. Contact: Karen Kerr, 1314 Miller Drive, 305-284-6618, fax: 305.284.6475, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 11/1 early dec., 12/1 reg. dec. Undergraduate tuition: $43,040. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,8,9,11; Music Engineering Technology, Commercial Music & Production. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $32,220 (9 cr./semester). Graduate degrees: 1-6,8-11; Music Engineering Technology, Sound Recording Arts, Digital Arts & Design, Studio Jazz Writing, Media Writing & Production. 500 music majors, 273 graduate students, 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/15 Degrees: 1,2; BA. Grad. deadline: 3/15. Deg: 1,2,6.

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: Dr. Angela Morgan, 1120 15th Street, 706-737-1453, fax: 706.667.4937, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $2,893 res., $9,795 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, Bachelor of Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Tui­tion: $2,338 res., $7,974 non-res. Degrees: Master of Arts in Teaching. 75 music ma­jors, 27 faculty, 8,995 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. (2013 Data)

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: June Mauser, KSU School of Music, #3201, 470-578-6151, fax: 470.578.9208, [email protected] Deadline: May. Tuition: $3,466 res., $9,914 non-res. Degrees: 1-5; Jazz Performance. 200 music majors, 69 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. The Townsend School of Music is nationally recognized for its outstanding faculty, award-winning students, performance ensembles and state-of-the-art facilities. The school 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] Under-graduate deadline: 3/21. Undergraduate tuition: $33,480. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $656/semester hour. Graduate degrees: 1,6,7. 83 music ma­jors, 25 graduate students, 30 faculty, 4,610 total enrollment. 2 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
music.mercer.edu


University of Georgia (Athens).

The Hodgson School offers a comprehensive slate of degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, emphasizing scholarship, artistic performance, and research. 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. Contact: Sara Emery, 250 River Road, 706-542-4232, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tui­tion: $10,836 res., $29,046 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-4,8; minor in jazz (non-majors), music minor, bachelor of arts in music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition $4,965 res., $12,045 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,6. 350 music majors, 70 music faculty, 34,538 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 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: 7/1. Tuition and fees: $3,581 res., $10,029 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Graduate tui­tion: $3,707 res., $10,885 non-res. Graduate de­grees: 1,2,6. 170 music majors, 13 graduate students, 33 faculty, 12,500 total enrollment. 1 marching band, 2 wind bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor., multi chamber ensembles.

Idaho
University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music (Moscow) is a community of prominent performers, teachers, and scholars who interact with talented and dedicated students. It is a musically comprehensive and nationally competitive school. Contact: Vanessa Sielert, 875 Perimeter Dr MS 4015, 208-885-6231, fax: 208.885.7254, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 8/1 (priority scholarship deadline 2/28). Tuition: $6,524 res., $19,600 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,5. Graduate deadline: 7/1 (priority assistantship deadline 2/1). Graduate tuition: $7,882 res., $21,412 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,5. 250 music majors, 20  graduate students, 30 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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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. 100 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 the 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: $30,500. Degrees: 1,2,4,11. 80 music majors, 31 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.bradley.com

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: $22,884. Degrees: 1,3,4,9,12,13. 10,000 total enrollment. 7 bands, 5 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: $35,470. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $18,840. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,9. 385 music majors, 120 graduate students, 120 faculty, 24,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 13 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
http://music.depaul.edu

Elmhurst College (Elmhurst). Elmhurst College’s internationally renowned music department offers exceptional opportunities for students interested in the serious study of music. Our faculty includes members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Chorus, Lyric Opera, and national recording artists and award winners. Degrees: Music Business, Music Education, Music Performance, Jazz Studies, Theory and Composition. Contact: Gayle Bisesi, 190 Prospect Avenue, 630-617-3524, email: [email protected] 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

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., 618-664-4440, fax: 618.664.9841, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $32,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,13, Music Business, Contemporary Music, Worship Arts, Audio Engineering. 200 music majors, 11 faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 15 bands, 3 jazz band, 2 orch., 4 chor.

Illinois State University (Normal). Illinois State University School of Music provides individualized attention providing large university opportunities in a small school environment, placing the learner at the center of teaching and research. Education and development beyond the classroom cultivates the appreciation of lifelong learning in all music students at Illinois State University. Contact: Janet Tulley, Campus Box 2200, 309-438-3566, fax: 309.438.5833, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $5,933 res., $10,234 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,3,8,9,12. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $3,240 res., $6,723 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,8; Collaborative piano. 314 music majors, 67 graduate students, 52 faculty, 17,648 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 training 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: $40,664 (scholarships range from $10,000-$20,000). Degrees: 1,2,4,12. 200 music majors, 56 faculty, 2,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.iwu.edu/music

Millikin University (Decatur) offers a creative, nurturing space that will develop students’ enthusiasm for all things music into a successful career. Our faculty will show that dreams and reality are not so far apart, as the faculty will play alongside students and help develop talent. Contact: Brynn Kickle, 1184 West Main Street, 217-424-6300, fax: 217.420.6652, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $28,828. Degrees: 1,2,11. 291 music majors, 57 faculty, 1,950 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 7 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, intellectually 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: $33,200. Degrees: 1,2. 27 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, [email protected] ctrl.edu. Deadline: Prior to 3/1 for scholarship consideration. Tui­tion: $34,050. Degrees: 1,2,9,12. 90 music majors, 46 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment.

Northeastern Illinois University (Chi­cago). Contact: Sasha Gerritson, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., 773-442-5906, fax: 773.442.5910, [email protected] Dead-line: 7/1, 11/1. Undergraduate tuition: $9,987 res., $19,974 non-res. Undergrad-uate degrees: 1,2. Description of graduate school: A leader in K-12 teacher training and education, Northeastern’s music program places a significant emphasis on individual musicianship and performance preparedness. Grad­uate deadline: 7/1, 11/1. Tuition: $345/cr. hr. res., $632/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: Applied Music Pedagogy. 99 music majors, 30 graduate students, 45 faculty, 8,438 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb).  Study with an extraordinary faculty of artists and scholars, including the Avalon String Quartet, artists-in-residence. Graduate in-residence programs for string quartet. Contact: Lynn Slater, School of Music, 815-753-1546, fax: 815.753.1759, [email protected] Audition deadline: 2/21. Deadline: 2/25. Tuition: $8,600 res., $17,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Grad­uate deadline: 2/25. Graduate tuition: $7,400 res., $14,400 non-res. Graduate 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., jazz combos, chamber groups.

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 toward 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 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: $24,450. 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 program 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: Marcus Turner, 711 Elgin Road, 847-491-3141, fax: 847.467.7440, [email protected] western.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: $34,115 Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12. Graduate deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $34,115. Degrees: 1,4; Orchestral Studies. 230 music majors, 140 graduate students, 125 fa­culty, 520 total enrollment. 1 band, 5 jazz bands, 3 orch., 3 chor., chamber music ensembles.

Saint Xavier University (Chicago). Saint Xavier’s Music Department combines a safe suburban community on Chicago’s southside with easy access to all of the attractions of downtown. With a marching band, two concert bands, a thriving jazz program, symphony orchestra, and choir, along with three NASM-accredited music majors, we provide numerous opportunities for musical students. Contact: Jeff Malecki, 3700 W. 103rd St., 773-298-3421, fax: 773.298.3429, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $28,150. Degrees: 1,2. 35 music ma­jors, 15 faculty, 2,975 total en­rollment. 3 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: 618.453.5808, [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. (2013 Data)

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. (2013 Data)
University of Illinois (Urbana). Conserv-atory-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, musicadmissions
@illinois.edu. Undergraduate deadline 12/1. Tui­tion: $13,640 res., $28,266 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $12,950 res., $26,672 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4-6,9. 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, string, and general music educators. For over 100 years it has offered comprehensive, practical, and affordable music education programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Continuing education also available. Contact: Amy Lenting, 3140 S. Federal St., 312-788-1120, fax: 312.225.5211, [email protected] Dead­line: Rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $26,000. De­gree: 2. 120 music majors, 15 faculty, 120 total en­rollment. Graduate Deadline: Rolling. Graduate tui­tion: $6,500. De­gree: 2. 150 graduate students, 15 faculty. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.vandercook.edu

Western Illinois University (Macomb). The 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: 309.298.1686, [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: Joe Davis, 1100 East Fifth St., 765-641-4543, fax: 765.641.3809, [email protected] son.edu. Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $26,770. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,7,12. Grad­ Tuition: $370/cre­dit hour. Graduate degree: 2. 140 undergrad music majors, 20 grad music majors, 35 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, immersive learning experiences, a wide and varied performance program, and national leadership in music education. Learn more online about our degree programs, auditioning for admission to the school, award-winning faculty, and our graduate placement record. Con­tact: Ann Wolfe, 2000 W. University Ave., 765-285-5501, fax: 765.285.5400, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $8,628 res., $23,948 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,11/13. Grad deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $8,098 res., $20,014 non-res. Graduate degrees: 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 has a 99% placement rate for music education graduates, 1994-2014. Bethel is a Christ-centered, NASM accredited institution striving to bring each student to an understanding of the pedagogical, historical, and theoretical as­pects of musical performance, while also striving for the highest levels of technical and artistic performance. Scholarships available. Contact: Bob Ham, 1001 Bethel Circle, 574-807-7500, [email protected] lege.edu. Dead­line: 8/1. Tui­tion: $25,480. Degrees: 1,2; Church Music Minor. 40 music ma­jors, 7 faculty, 1,800 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.
 
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] Undergraduate dead­line: 2/1, early action 11/1. Undergraduate tui­tion: $34,750. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,11. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition: $483/credit hour. Graduate degrees:1,2,4,5,6; Piano Pedagogy. 230 music ma­jors, 40 graduate students, 50 faculty, 4,100 total enrollment. 2 band, 3 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 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: Patrick Evans, 204 E. Seminary St., 765-658-4118, fax: 765.658.4007, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $42,050. Deg: 1,2; BMA, 5-year double degree BM/BA. 165 music majors, 48 faculty, 2,400 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.depauw.edu/music

Goshen College (Goshen). We are a music-intensive liberal arts environment. We are committed to educating the whole person while calling forth and supporting a high level of performance from each musician. Students studying music at Goshen College enjoy the benefits of our state-of-the-art music center built in 2002, renowned for its exceptional acoustics. Contact: Trish Yoder, 1700 S. Main St., 574-535-7535, fax: 574.535.7609, [email protected] Tui­tion: $29,700. Degrees: 1,2,7; Piano Pedagogy. 70 music majors, 6 music faculty, 820 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor., chamber music.

Indiana State University (Terre Haute). The ISU School of Music graduates outstanding students in music education, music business, performance, composition, and liberal arts. Graduates can be found in teaching and music industry positions, as well as in graduate schools of music. Graduates of the masters of music program experience success in higher education and other music careers. Contact: Jill Davis, 300 N. 7th Street, 812-237-2771, fax: 812.237.3009, [email protected] state.edu. Deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $8,216 res., $18,146 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11. Gra­d­uate Deadline: 3/16. Tui­tion: $380/credit hr. res., $747/credit hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 194 music majors, 39 music faculty, 12,448 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.indstate.edu/music

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music (Bloomington). The IU Jacobs 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 six fully staged operas and three 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: $12,459 res., $35,312 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $551/credit res., $1,651/credit non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-7,9. 1,600 music students, 180 music faculty. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 5 orch., 11 chor.
http://music.indiana.edu

Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion)



The IWU Division of Music is committed to preparing you completely with courses in liberal arts, your specific instrument, music theory, music history, conducting, instrumental techniques, and piano skills and composition, as well as offering you a variety of vocal and instrumental ensemble opportunities. IWU is a Christ-centered institution. Contact: Todd Guy/Adam Farmer, 4201 South Washington St., 765-677-2152, [email protected] Deadline 3/1. Tuition: $24,102. Deg: 1,2,4,7,8. 140 music majors, 25 faculty, 3,000 total enroll. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
indwes.edu

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame). The Band of the Fighting Irish is comprised of students from across the U.S. and overseas, enrolled in every field of study at the University of Notre Dame. In addition, we welcome students from Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College. Contact: Shelley Way, 100 Ricci Band Hall, 574-631-7136, fax: 574.631.8894, [email protected] Deadline: 1/1. Tuition: $46,237. Total enrollment 8,370. 10 bands.
http://ndband.com
 
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: 1/21. Tuition: $33,680. 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: $36,990. Degrees: 1-4. 45 music majors, 32 faculty, 1,400 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

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: $7,731 res., $20,617 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 130 music majors, 36 faculty, 34,000 total enrollment. 7 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 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 performance 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. (2013 Data)

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 performance, music education, church music, theory/composition and music management. Nearly 40% of all students at Luther participate in music. Contact: Katie Seidel, 700 College Dr., 563-387-1426, fax: 563.387.1076, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $37,330. De­grees: 1-4,7,11. 300 music majors, 58 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.
www.luther.edu/music/

Northwestern College (Orange City). A Northwestern education is a Christian academic community engaging students in a courageous and faithful learning and living that empower them to follow Christ and pursue God’s redeeming work in the world.  Contact: Laura De Boer, 101 7th Street SW, 712-707-7062, [email protected] nwciowa.edu. Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $36,270. Degrees: 1,2,7,10; Music Minor, Modified Music Major. 36 music majors, 6 faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 10 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Iowa (Iowa City).



The University of Iowa School of Music offers degree paths in all areas of music, from performance and academics to music education and music therapy. UI has a remarkable 9 to 1 student to faculty ratio; with a combined 450 undergraduate and graduate students, it is large enough to sustain strong programs in all areas of specialization, yet small enough to provide individual attention to every student. Contact: Pauline Wieland, 375 CSM5. 319-335-1604, [email protected] Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $8,079 res., $27,409 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $9,687 res., $27,409 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. 450 music majors, 60 faculty, 450 total enrollment. 5 bands, 7 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
www.music.uiowa.edu


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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., 7 chor.

Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg) is a comprehensive, regional institution in the southeast corner of Kansas. The music program offers BA, BM, BME, and MM degrees, with many areas of specialty. The school is a member of NASM. Contact: Susan Marchant, 1701 S. Broadway, 620-235-4466, fax: 620.235.4468, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,230 res., $16,336 non-res. (fee reduction program available). Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $6,984 res., $16,404 non-res. Reduced tuition for students from Ark., Miss., Okla., & Texas. Graduate degrees: 1,2,6. 110 music majors, 15 graduate students, 20 faculty, 7,400 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 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, 450 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Dr., 785-864-3436, fax: 785.864.5866, [email protected] Priority dead­line: 11/1. Tuition: resident $11,000 compact/fixed for 4 yrs., 10,290 standard; non-resident  $26,300 compact/fixed for 4 yrs., $24,430 standard. Degrees: 1-5,7-9,12. Priority graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $7,890 res., $16,645 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. 270 music majors, 230 grad. students, 65 faculty. 4 bands, 9 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 perform 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]
wichita.edu. Deadline: start of school. Tuition: $187.40/hr. res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-6,9,12. Graduate deadline: start of school. Tuition: $253.05/hr. res., $637.70/hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6. 200 music majors, 100 graduate students, 50 faculty, 16,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

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, 270-809-4288, fax: 270.809.3965, [email protected] Degrees: 1,2,4,11. 240 music majors, 24 faculty, 10,800 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 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: Melissa Recknor, UK School of Music, 105 Fine Arts Building, 859-257-4900, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/1. Undergraduate tuition: $10,464 res., $22,734 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,10. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $11,312 res., $24,664 non-res. Degrees: 1-8,10. 245 music ma­­jors, 155 graduate students, 50 faculty, 30,000 total enrollment. 10 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 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: 8/1. Undergraduate tuition: $9,140 res., $23,352 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2; Liberal Arts in Music, Music Minor. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Graduate tuition: $515/hr. res., $691/hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 2,6; Pedagogy. 200 music majors, 30 graduate students, 40 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 rooted in the Jesuit tradition and is academically rigorous and firmly committed to the liberal arts. It provides professional training for musicians and fine art students in one of  the world’s great cultural cities. All faculty members are actively engaged in their profession. Contact: Dr. Vicky Vega, 6363 St. Charles Ave., Box 8, 504-865-3037, fax: 504.865.2852, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $36,000. Undergrad-uate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11,13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $800/cr. hr. Graduate degrees: 1,2,8,9. 450 music majors, 35 graduate students, 56  faculty, 5,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 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, 319-357-4522, fax: 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, School of Visual and Performing Arts (Monroe). VAPA’s mission: 1. Provide highest level of arts education, research, and educational opportunities to 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: $6,946.80 res., $19,107.60 non-res. De­g.: 1-4; ME with con. in music. Graduate tuition: $7,492.70 res., $19,650.50 non-res. Graduate deg.: 2. 95 music majors, 22 faculty, 8,500 total enroll. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.
http://ulm.edu/vapa

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: School of Performing Arts, Class of 1944 Hall, 207-581-4703, fax: 207.581.4701, [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $10,588 res., $26,308 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,9; BA. Graduate tuition: $8,606 res., $22,718 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2. 150 music majors,  20 faculty, 11,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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Maryland
Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hop­kins University (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: $41,190. De­grees: 1,2,4,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $41,190/35,290. Graduate de­grees: 1-6,9,13; Early Music, Computer Music. 278 music majors, 304 graduate students, 173 faculty. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 2 chor.

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. (2013 Data)

University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore).
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., PAHB238, 410-455-2942, [email protected] Deadline: 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, 1 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 importance of the combined scholar, performer, educator and arts advocate in the 21st century. Contact: Jenny Lang, 2110 Clarice Smith Center, 301-405-8435, fax: 301.314.7966, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 11/1. Undergraduate tuition: $9,427 res., $29,720 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $10,460 res., $21,596 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; Collaborative Piano; DMA Voice Pedagogy. 224 music majors, 240 graduate students, 100 faculty, 26,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

Massachusetts
The Boston Conservatory (Boston) trains exceptional young performing artists for 21st-century careers that enrich and transform the human experience. Founded in 1867, the Conservatory offers fully accredited graduate and undergraduate programs in music, dance and theater, and presents more than 600 performances each year by students, faculty and guest artists. Apply by December 1. Contact admissions: admissions
@bostonconservatory.edu or 617-912-9153. Tuition: $42,326. Degrees: 1,2,4,6, 12. 774 total undergraduate students; 229 total graduate; 416 music students. 49 full-time instrumental faculty; 60 part-time instrumental faculty. 4:1 music student/teacher ratio. 1 orch., 3 pit orch., 9 ensembles, 3 chor.
www.bostonconservatory.edu.

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., 508-531-1377, fax: 508.531.1772, [email protected]
bridgew.edu. 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 Christian Liberal Arts College setting; an NASM school since 1975. Contact: Gregory Lowther, 255 Grapevine Road, 978-867-4273, fax: 978.867.4655, [email protected] gordon.edu. 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. (2013 Data) 

Longy School of Music of Bard College (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: Julia Floberg, 27 Garden St., 617-876-0953, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $34,500. Undergraduate degrees: 1,4. Graduate degrees: 1,4. 80 music majors, 75 faculty, 80 total enrollment, 200 graduate students. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 1 chor.

New England Conservatory (Boston). NEC is a premier conservatory that values exploration and collaboration. Our students are mentored by a devoted faculty of esteemed artist-teachers and scholars. Our alumni fill orchestra chairs, concert halls, jazz clubs, recording studios, and arts management positions worldwide. Nearly half of the Boston Symphony Orchestra faculty are NEC alumni/faculty. Contact: Alex Powell, 290 Huntington Ave., 617-585-1101, admission @necmusic.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $40,950. 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.
www.necmusic.edu
 
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 affordable 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. (2013 Data)

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Michigan
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. (2013 Data)

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., 1300 PAC, 616-331-3484, fax 616.331.3100, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: 10,752 res., $15,408 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 200 music majors, 58 faculty, 21,317 total enrollment. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Michigan State University (East Lansing). The College of Music prepares students to become world-class musicians within the setting of a major Big Ten university. Our world-renowned faculty help our students discover new worlds of expression and develop a creative style that is uniquely their own. We offer a wide range of performance opportunities and scholarly activities. Contact: Ben Ebener, 333 W. Circle Dr., 517-432-4373, fax: 517.432.8209, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Under-graduate tuition: $13,800 res., $35,500 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9; general music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $11,600 res., $29,900 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 340 music majors, 270 graduate students, 68 faculty, 38,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance offers professional artistic training in a world-class university environment. Contact: School of Music, 2290 Moore Bldg., 734-764-0593, fax 734.763. 5097, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $12,994 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: Danny DeRose, 4841 Cass Ave, 1321 Old Main, 313-577-1795, [email protected] Tuition: $6,500 res., $14,000 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,13. Grad. tuition: $8,600 res., $18,000 non-res. 310 music majors, 27,900 total enrollment. 2 bands, 7 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Western Michigan (Kalamazoo). WMU’s School of Music is dedicated to the advancement of the musical arts through traditional study and performance, while promoting the development of new musical paths and preparing students for an ever-changing profession. Contact: Julie Nemire, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., 269-387-4672, fax: 269.387.1113, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/28. Undergraduate tuition $11,358 res., $25,590 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,12, Multimedia Technology. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Graduate tuition: $513.97/cr. hr. res., $1,088.62/cr. hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,8, Perform-ance Grad. Certificate. 395 music majors, 40 faculty, 90 graduate students, 25,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.
www.wmich.edu/music

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Minnesota
Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter).


A nationally-ranked college representing the finest Swedish-Lutheran tradition, Gustavus offers the best liberal arts education with a world-class music program.  Opportunities for musicians of any major to fully participate in music ensembles ranging from orchestra to show-choir. Music scholarships worth $1,000-$8,000 are available to any deserving musician. Contact: Alan Meier, 800 W. College Ave., 507-933-7682, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $39,930. 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: Matt Edlund, 19 Exchange Street E., 800-594-9500, fax: 651.291.0366, [email protected]
mcnallysmith.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $27,420. Undergraduate degrees: 1, 4, 11, 13, Bachelor of Arts in Music, Diploma in Hip-Hop Studies. 550 music majors, 70 music faculty, 550 total enrollment. Graduate degrees: 1. 25 graduate students, 8 graduate music faculty.

St. Cloud State University (St. Cloud).
St. Cloud State is an award winning regional public university located on the beautiful Mississppi River. Degrees are available in music education, performance, composition, and new media. Students often choose music as a second major. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000, and performance awards are available to non-majors. Contact: Admissions Director, 720 Fourth Ave. S, AS 115; 877-654-7278; [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $7,542 res., $15,184 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; Composition & New Media. 85 music majors, 25 faculty, 15,416 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

St. Olaf College (Northfield). St. Olaf offers renowned performance ensembles, individualized instruction, and a comprehensive music curriculum within an academically rigorous liberal arts setting. Both BA and BM degrees are offered. St. Olaf’s nationally recognized programs in math and natural sciences attract many talented students who participate as non-music majors. Contact: Mary Hakes, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., 507-786-3025, fax: 507.786.3125, [email protected] Deadline: 12/15. Tui­tion: $41,700. Degrees: 1-5,7,10. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 3,100 total enroll. 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, numerous 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, fax: 507.537.7014, john.ginoc [email protected] Deadline: 6/1. Tuition: $6,400 Degrees: 1,2,4,11; Music in the Liberal Arts. 35 music majors, 17 music faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

University of Minnesota (Duluth). The Department of Music at UMD is a vibrant and artistic learning environment with outstanding faculty members who provide  students with a comprehensive music education in music, preparing them for employment and enriching their lives through their study of music. Contact: Dee Charles, CP206, 31 W. College St., 218-726-7890, fax: 218.726.6824, umdmu [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 8/1. Undergraduate tuition: $12,802 res., $16,468 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9; Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Music Minor. Graduate tuition: $7,729 res., $11,840 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6, Instrumental, Vocal, Collaborative Piano. 133 music majors, 18 graduate students, 38 faculty, 9,239 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.
www.d.umn.edu/music/

University of Minnesota (Minneapolis). The School of Music provides a superlative education to students from 37 states and 19 foreign countries. Contact: Anabel Wirt, 2106 4th Street S, 100 Ferguson, 612-624-2847, fax: 612. 624.8001. [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)

University of St. Thomas (St. Paul). St. Thomas provides outstanding music instruction through our progressive curriculum, enabling students to realize their full potentials in the development of their musical, artistic, and career goals. Music scholarships are available based on performance and academic achievement. Ensembles are open to all students and provide  free academic credit. Contact: Kara Bradshaw, 2115 Summit Avenue, BEC 09, 651-962-5850, musicad [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $35,872. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,7,11,13. Graduate Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $825.50/credit. Graduate degrees: 2; certificates in Eurythmics, Kodaly, Orff, Piano Pedagogy. 100 music ma­jors, 125 graduate students, 50 fa­culty, 10,221 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

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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: Kate Kellner, 411 Central Methodist Square, 660-248-6998, fax: 660.248.1872, kkell [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $21,100. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate tuition: $240/hour. Graduate degree: 2. 65 music majors, 21 graduate students, 20 music faculty, 1,180 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.

Evangel University (Springfield) is vitally interested in the spiritual, academic, social, and aesthetic 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, [email protected]  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. (2013 Data)

Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville). Scholarships for undergraduates available regardless of major, audition required. Full tuition waiver and stipend available for multiple graduate assistants. Contact: Kathryn Strickland, 800 University Drive, 660-562-1326, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline 7/1. Undergraduate tuition $7,611.80 res., $13,446 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline 7/1. Graduate tuition $6,222.96 res., $10,682.82 non-res. Graduate degrees: 2. 7,100 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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 E. Normal Avenue, 660-785-4114, fax: 660.785.7456, [email protected] truman.edu. Deadline: rolling. Undergrad-uate tuition:  $7,096 res., $13,160 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,3,4, Jazz Studies minor. Graduate deadlines: 11/1, 4/1, 6/1. Tuition: $8,120 res., $13,924 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6, Master of Arts in Education - Music. 162 music majors, 28 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 University 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 Snell, Grant Hall 138, 5227 Holmes Rd.,  816-235-2900, fax: 816.235.5264, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $8,200 res., additional $12,700 for non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-4,8,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $6,160 res., additional $9,750 for non-res. De­grees: 1-6, 8-9. 200 music majors, 215 graduate students, 88 faculty, 14,300 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
http://conservatory.umkc.edu

Montana
Montana State University (Bozeman). Our music, music education, and music technology degrees offer great choices for music majors, and our fifteen performing ensembles and a wide array of courses provide opportunities for majors, minors, and non-majors. MSU is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Contact: Gregory Young, 186 Howard Hall, 406-994-3562, [email protected] Deadline 3/1. Tuition $6,800 res., $21,390 non-res. Degrees: 2,13; BA in Music. 165 music majors, 30 faculty, 13,000 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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Nebraska
University of Nebraska (Kearney). The Department of Music at UNK provides a high-quality music education at an outstanding value. Our highest priority is to educate students to become lifelong, independent learners and practitioners of the arts. Our faculty fosters a student-centered environment with emphasis on leadership, inquiry, and cooperative learning. Contact: LeeAnn Amm, 2510 11th Ave., 308-865-8526, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: 174.50/cr. hr. res., $379.75/cr. hr. non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,12, BA, BM, BME. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $269/cr. hr. res., $430/cr. hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 2; MAE. 104 music majors, 16 graduate students, 22 faculty. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch. 5 chor.

University of Nebraska (Lincoln). The Glenn Korff School of Music nurtures the creativity, artistry, and scholarship of students and faculty; educates students to achieve excellence as educators, performers, composers, and scholars; and enriches the education of all students through the study and practice of music and dance. Contact: Janet Sievert, 121 Westbook Music Building, 402-472-6830, 402.472.8962, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 5/1. Undergraduate tuition: $216/credit hour res., $660/credit hour non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4; BA, BM, BME. 380 music majors, 56 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition $285/credit hour res., $791/credit hour non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9; MM, DMA, PhD. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

University of Nebraska at Omaha (Omaha). The Department of Music offers Bachelor of Music degrees in Education and Performance, Bachelor of Arts in Music in Performance, Technology, Jazz Studies, and Music Entrepreneurship. We offer Master of Music degrees in Performance, Education, and Conducting. Contact: Peter Madsen, 6001 Dodge Street, 402-554-2297, fax: 402.554.2251, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline 8/1. Undergraduate tuition $6,750 res., $18,070 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,9,13. Graduate deadline 8/1. Graduate tuition $5,610 res., $13,526 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,6. 150 music majors, 20 graduate students, 45 faculty, 15,395 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Nevada
University of Nevada (Las Vegas) UNLV provides a professional artistic environment that supports programs of excellence in the education of musicians seeking bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Con­tact: Jonathan Good, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Box 455025, 702-895-3332, fax: 702.895.4239, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,9. Grad deadline: 3/1. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9. 250 music ma­jors, 160 grad students, 65 faculty. 27,400 total enroll. 6 bands, 3 jazz, 3 orch., 4 chor. (2013 Data)

New Hampshire
Keene State College (Keene). Contact: Peggy Richmond, 229 Main St., 1-800-572-1909, [email protected] Tuition: $10,410 res., $18,330 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4,13; BA. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 5,200 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of New Hampshire (Durham). Located in the beautiful, vibrant, and accessible seacoast area of New Hampshire, we offer programs in performance, 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, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Undergraduate tuition: $13,670 res., $26,650 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Graduate tuition $13,500 res., $26,460 non-res. Graduate degrees: 4,5,6. 150 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40 faculty, 12,500 total enrollment. 5 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor. 
www.unh.edu/music

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New Jersey
Kean University (Union) offers excellent degree programs in music education and performance for undergraduate students in an intimate learning environment while still being part of a large university community less than ten miles from New York City. Contact: Hilda Mikowsky, 908-737-4330, fax: 908.737.4333, [email protected] Deadline 7/1. Tuition $11,242 res., $17,652 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,BA. 90 music majors, 30 faculty, 15,000 total enroll.

Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick). Located just 45 minutes from New York City, Mason Gross is the  flagship public arts conservatory of New Jersey. With a distinguished faculty boasting principals and members of the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Mason Gross School of the Arts has quickly become a clear choice for those interested in a top-tier professional music school. Contact: Mason Gross Admissions, 33 Livingston Ave., 848-932-5269, admis [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $13,683 res., $27,987 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition: $19,518 res., $29,214 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 237 music majors, 217 graduate students, 108 faculty. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor., 1 opera institute, 5 small ensembles.
www.masongross.rutgers.edu

New Jersey City University (Jersey City)

 

NJCU’s beautiful campus is located just minutes away from New York City. The university’s close proximity to Manhattan allows students to sample New York’s cultural riches. The department of music also features a world class faculty. Contacts: Paul Robertson/Dr. Min Kim, 2039 Kennedy Blvd., 201-200-2178/2025, fax: 201.200.3130, [email protected]/[email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $5,426.50/sem. res, $9,712.50/sem. non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,11,12. Graduate tuition: $640.50/cr. res., $1,050.30/cr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,9, multiple woodwind. 160 music majors, 40 graduate students, 14 full-time faculty.
www.njcu.edu/mdt

William Paterson University (Wayne).



The Department of Music at William Paterson University offers high quality music degrees with a practical edge critical to building successful futures for musicians. Our degree programs traverse the musical spectrum from classical music to jazz to  popular music with concentrations in music education, music management, performance, and sound engineering. Contact: Iris Perry, Shea Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Rd., 973-720-2315, fax: 973.720.2217, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 5/1. Undergrad-uate tuition: $11,000 res., $18,000 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,9,11,13; Music Studies; Popular Music. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Graduate tuition $16,000 res., $24,000 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,9,11. 220 music majors, 30 graduate students, 18 faculty, 9,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 26 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.wpunj.edu/music

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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: Dustin Seifert, 1500 S. Ave. K, Station 7, 800-367-3668, fax: 575.562.2118, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $3,066 res., $8,840 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. 112 music majors, 19 faculty, 4,600 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 chor.

University of New Mexico (Albu­quer­que). UNM 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 qualify for resident rate for the first two semesters provided enrollment does not exceed six hours per semester. Contact: Keith Lem­mons, MSC04 2570, 1 Univer­sity of New Mexico, 505-277-2126, fax: 505.277.4202, [email protected] 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. 300 music majors, 90 grad­uate students, 60 faculty, 27,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch.., 6 chor.

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: 26 Gibbs Street, 800-388-9695, [email protected]  Dead-line: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $46,120. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,9,13. Grad. tuition: $26,150. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 550 music majors, 450 graduate students, 120 faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 5 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, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $20,400. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12,13. Graduate deadline: rolling. Master’s Tuition: $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. (2013 Data)

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, [email protected] Under-graduate dead­line: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $28,406. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4; BA, BMus “Plus.” Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tui­tion: $556/credit hour. Graduate degrees: 1,4,6; MA, MM in Collaborative Performance. 93 music majors, 31 graduate students, 41 faculty, 1,200 total enroll. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Ithaca College (Ithaca).

Since its founding in 1892 as a conservatory, the School of Music has earned a reputation as one the best in the nation, offering a superb blend of full-time faculty, performance opportunities, state-of-the-art facilities, access to liberal arts courses, and success in career placement. We prepare students 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, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $39,532. Degrees: 1-4,9,12,13; Bachelor of Arts, Music in Combination with an Outside Field. Graduate deadline: 1/15 & 4/1 (summer music education). Graduate tuition: $14,022 ($779 per credit hour). Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6, Suzuki Pedagogy. 575 music majors, 100 graduate students, 70 faculty. 6,700 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. An original constituent of Lincoln Center, Juilliard is growing with the needs of a thriving cultural community in the US and abroad, and its student body is drawn from 47 states and 50 foreign countries. Contact: Juilliard Admissions, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-799-5000, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $38,190. Degrees: 1,4-6,9. 346 music majors, 309 grad. music majors, 250 faculty, 853 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 4 orch.
www.Juilliard.edu

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, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $37,250. Degrees: 1,4,6,9. 913 music majors.

Nazareth College of Rochester, Department of Music (Rochester). Grounded in the importance of music as a traditional liberal art, the Nazareth College Department of Music is a vibrant part of a premier 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: 585.389.2939. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $29,244. 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. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 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 1077, 212-998-5424, fax: 212.995.4043, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/1. Tuition: $46,170. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. Graduate deadlines: Masters 1/6; Doctoral 12/1. Tuition: $37,843. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. 646 music majors, 837 graduate students, 300 faculty, 1,483 total enrollment.
www.steinhardt.nyu.edu/studymusic2015

State University of New York (Fredonia).



The School of Music offers a comprehensive array of degree programs, including music education, performance, composition, sound recording, and music therapy. Outstanding faculty and facilities support opportunities for students 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, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 5/1. Undergraduate tui­tion: $6,170 res., $15,820 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-6,8-13. Graduate deadline: 8/5. Tuition: $11,940 res., $21,760 non-res. Degrees: 1-7,12. 600 music majors, 60 graduate students, 100 faculty, 5,200 total enroll. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.fredonia.edu/music

State University of New York, The Crane School of Music (Potsdam). Was one of the first institutions in the country to have 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, 315-267-2812, fax: 315.267.2413, [email protected] Under-graduate dead­line: 3/1. Undergraduate tui­tion: $3,170 res., $15,820 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1-5,11. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Graduate tuition: $5,185 res., $10,095 non-res. Graduate de­grees: 1,2. 550 music majors, 25 graduate students, 78 faculty, 4,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

Syracuse 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, [email protected] 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. 

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North Carolina
Appalachian State University (Boone). The Hayes School of Music sees as its objective the development of those elements that relate to teaching, creation, business, and appreciation of music, and to music as a teaching tool. Accredited by NASM, the Hayes School of Music enjoys a widely renowned reputation, particularly  in the Southeast. Contact: William Pelto, 813 Rivers St., 828-262-3020, 828.262. 6446, [email protected] Undergraduate deadlines: 11/15, 2/1, 3/15. Tuition: $6,583 res., $19,750 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,7,8,11. Graduate deadline: 11/11. Graduate tuition: $7,084 res., $19,029 non-res. Graduate de­grees 1,6,8; Collaborative Piano. 460 music majors, 36 graduate students, 55 faculty, 17,500 total enroll. 3 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 potential. Dedicated to the highest levels of excellence in teaching, performance, and research, we aspire to be recognized nationally as a premier music community.  Contact: Jeffrey Ward, Mail Stop 506, Fletcher Music Center, 252-328-6851, fax: 252.328.6258, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Under-graduate tuition: $6,000 res., $21,000 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-4,8,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Graduate tuition: $6,400 res., $18,700 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,7,9. 250 music majors, 50 graduate students, 57 faculty, 27,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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, [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $6,136 res., $19,934 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,9. 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, 14,350 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem). With selective admissions, a robust scholarship program, and 7-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, we function like a private conservatory. We offer world-class artist faculty and an ample array of distinguished visiting artists. Contact: Steven LaCrosse, 1533 S. Main Street, [email protected], 336-770-3260, fax: 336.770.3248. Deadline: 1/15 Tuition: $8,363 res., $23,847 non-res. Degrees: 1,4. Grad. deadline: 1/16. Tuition: $9,889 res., $22,696 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.

Ohio
Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music (Berea). Eight undergraduate music majors within a liberal arts and sciences university. 100% placement: music therapy, music education, music theatre. Artist faculty includes eight from The Cleveland Orchestra. Focus on excellence, diversity, experience, entrepreneurship, All-Steinway, new conductors, Bach, Beatles, and Broadway. Personal visit encouraged. Contact: Anita Evans, Conservatory Admission, 275 East­land Rd., 440-826-2368, fax: 440.826.8069, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $31,216. Degrees: 1-5,8,10,12. 320 music majors, 72 faculty, 4,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 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, [email protected] 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. (2013 data)
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: Susanna Mayo, 1 College and Main, 614-236-6101, fax: 614.236.7947, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Under-graduate tuition $31,990. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,7,9,11-13, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Graduate tuition: $425 (per credit). Graduate degrees: 2, MM in Music Education with emphasis in Instrumental Music, Jazz Pedagogy, and Kodály; degree is summer only, 3-year completion. 400 music majors, 2,700 total enrollment.

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 39 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $44,200. 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, [email protected] Deadline: 3/21. Tuition: $9,700 res., $12,900 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 3/15. Graduate tuition $13,800 res., $26,000 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4; Performance Certificate. 215 music majors, 40 graduate students, 40 full-time faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 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: Jennifer Winge, 847 College Ave., 330-263-2322, fax: 330.263.2621, [email protected] 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 recording, 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, [email protected] kent.edu. Deadline: none. Tuition: $10,012 res., $17,972 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,13. Graduate deadline: none. Tuition: $8,730 res., $14,886 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6; Ethnomusicology. 230 music majors, 240 graduate students, 50 faculty, 34,000 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $48,054. Degrees: 1-6,9-10. Graduate deadline 12/1. Tuition: $48,054. Degrees: 1,2,6. 580 music majors, 15 graduate students, 88 music faculty, 2,900 total enrollment. 1 jazz band, 2 full orch., 1 chamber orch., 1 sinfonietta, 1 contemporary music ensemble, 5 chor., opera, performance and improvisation ensembles, chamber music.
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 providing individual attention. 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: Eva Banks, 110 Weigel Hall, 1866 Col­lege Rd., 614-292-2870, fax: 614.292.1102, hope-cunning [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 for early action & scholarships, 2/1 final. Tuition: $10,037 res., $26,537 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9; BA in Music. Graduate dead­line: 1/1. Tui­tion: $12,424 res., $30,088 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, 440 Robert Glidden Hall, 740-593-4244, fax: 740.593.1630, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $10,200 res., $19,000 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; Honors  Tutorial/BA, Jazz Minor. Graduate tuition: $9,400 res., $17,200 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8. 250 music majors, 50 graduate students, 28 faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Otterbein University (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, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $31,424. Degrees: 1,2,12; B.A. in Music, B.A. in Music and Business. 155 music majors, 50 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 2 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, and at the cultural center of the city, the UA School of Music’s internationally recognized faculty are dedicated to helping our students discover their future in the many diverse fields of music. Contact: Michelle Bersani Stasitis. 302 Buchtel Common, 330-972-7590, fax: 330.972.6409, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $9,920 res., $18,451 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,6,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $455.72/credit hour res., $755.60/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,9,10,13. 300 music majors, 80 grad. students, 63 faculty, 26,000 total enroll. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $12,206 res., $27,540 non-res. De­g: 1,2,4,5,9,11,12; BM in Commercial Music Production. Gra­duate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $15,674 res., $27,416 non-res. De­g: 1-6,9,10; Artist Diplomas in all instruments. 775 music majors, 424 graduate students, 350 faculty, 43,000 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

University of Dayton (Dayton) The Department of Music at the University of Dayton offers six music degree programs to foster understanding and critical thinking about music’s place in culture through applied instruction and performance opportunities. We strive to enrich each student’s career aspirations by promoting the value of life-long learning in the musical arts. Contact: Professor Andrea Wells, 300 College Park - CPC 475, 937-229-3936, fax: 937.229.3916, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $35,800. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9; BA in Arts Music Studies Concentration. 120 music majors, 55 faculty, 8,000 total enrollment.
go.udayton.edu/music

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 offers 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, [email protected] Under-graduate dead­line: 4/20. Tuition: $8,730 res., $16,910 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,5. Grad­uate deadline: 4/15. Grad­uate tui­tion: $12,788 res., $21,724 non-res. Grad­uate 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.
wright.edu/music

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Oklahoma
Cameron University (Lawton) is a regional, public university serving Southwest Oklahoma and a global learning community. Cameron is governed by the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma within a state system coordinated by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. CU offers the BA, BM, and BME degrees. Contact: James Lambert, Department of Music, 2800 W. Gore. 580-581-2440, fax: 580.581.5764, jlambert
@cameron.edu. Deadline: 3/31. Tuition: $4,716 res., $10,704 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 55 music majors, 22 faculty, 5,500 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 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: Norman Wika, 600 N. Grand Ave., 918-444-2700, [email protected] 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, 2 jazz bands, 3 chor.

Oklahoma City University, Wanda L. Bass School of Music (Oklahoma City). The Wanda L. Bass School of Music prides itself on fostering a creative environment that encourages exploration and collaboration. Performance opportunities abound with more than 250 events staged throughout the academic year, from solo recitals to full-scale choral and orchestral works, as well as six opera and music theater productions. Contact: Emily Dimmitt, 2501 N. Blackwelder Ave., 405-208-5051, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $27,276. Graduate deadline: 4/15. Graduate tuition: $16,848. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,12. 350 music majors.
www.okcu.edu/music

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, Department of Music, 132 Seretean Center for Performing Arts, 405-744-6133, fax: 405.744.9324, [email protected] Deadline: N/A. Undergraduate tui­tion: $8,440 res., $21,020 non-res. Undergraduate degrees 1,2,11; B.A. in Music. Graduate deadline: N/A. Graduate tui­tion: $4,460 res., $13,260 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6. 185 music majors, 17 graduate students, 34 faculty, 25,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond). The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment. As Oklahoma’s metropolitan university, Central offers more than 17,000 students an innovative learning community where teaching comes first. Students develop relationships with faculty and staff guided by the mission of helping students learn and transforming lives. Contact: Brian Lamb, UCO Admissions, Nigh University Center, 100 N. University Drive, 405-974-5749, fax: 405.974.3891, [email protected] Undergraduate and graduate deadlines: open. Undergraduate and graduate tuition: $5,000-7,000 res., $10,000-13,000 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,9. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,12,13. 325 music majors, 50 faculty, 16,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

Oregon
University of Oregon (Eugene). Contact: Robert Ponto, 1225 University of Oregon, 541-852-3774, fax: 541.346.6101, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition $24,405 res., $45,375 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,8,9,13. Grad. deadline 12/10. Graduate tuition $29,874 res., $39,081 non-res. Grad. degrees 1-6,9,13. 9 music majors, 15 graduate students, 54 faculty.

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 non-majors. Contact: Sue Corner, 900 State St., 844-232-7228, fax: 503.375.5363, [email protected] Deadline: 11/15. Tuition: $43,760. Degrees: 1,2,4,9; Contemporary Improvisation, Minor in Music, Minor in Arts, Technology & Multimedia. 55 music majors, 36 faculty, 2,015 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.willamette.edu/cla/music/auditions/

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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, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $48,234. Degrees: 2; BM-Vocal Performance, BA-Perfor-mance, Composition, Cultural/Critical Studies. 50 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Under-graduate tuition: $48,030. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $34,344. De­grees: 1,2,4,13. 164 music ma­jors, 105 graduate students, 86 faculty, 6,290 total university school en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 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, [email protected] Deadline: 12/15. Tuition: $1,300. Degrees: 1,4,6. 175 music majors, 110 faculty. 1 orch.

Duquesne University, 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, [email protected] 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, [email protected] Deadline: roll­ing. Tuition: $39,920. Degrees: 1,2,8. 70 music majors, 36 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 Smith, 300 North Wash­ington St., Campus Box 416, 800-431-0803, fax: 717.337.6145, [email protected] Deadlines: 11/15, 1/15. Tui­tion: $47,480. Degrees: 1,2; BA in Music. 80 music majors, 35 faculty, 2,700  total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.gettysburg.edu/sunderman



Grove City College (Grove City)
 



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, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 and 2/1.  Tuition: $15,500. Degrees: 2, Music; Music/Religion, Music/Business. 75 music majors, 9 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 institution 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, [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)

Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indi­ana). The Department of Music has a rich and colorful history dating back to the founding of IUP in 1875. The department has produced graduates who are teachers and professional musicians all over the world. IUP is an All-Steinway School and is a full accredited member of the NASM. Con­tact: Stephanie Caulder, 422 S. 11th Street, 724-357-2390, fax: 724.357.1324, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $9,470 res., $20,965 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,12. Grad. deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $454/credit res., $681/credit non-res. Deg: 1,2,6. 230 music majors, 20 graduate students, 30 faculty, 14,400 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 [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)

Lebanon Valley College (Annville). Lebanon Valley College is a liberal arts college. Since the founding of the college, music has been an integral part of a student-centered curriculum. With sophisticated and responsive instruction, students are presented with many performance opportunities and degree options which lead to high success level in a variety of careers. Contact: Deb Atkins, 101 North College Avenue, 717-867-6275, fax: 717.867.6390, email: [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $47,570. Degrees: 1-4,7,9,10,13. 200 music majors, 38 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment.

Messiah College (Grantham)



Messiah 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. Undergrad. contact: Paul Morgan, One College Avenue, 717-766-5000, 717.691.2307 [email protected] Tuition $29,650. Degrees: 1,2,4,7; with concentrations in  music business. Grad. contact: Matt Reitnour, 717-766-5000,  [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Grad­uate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $595/ hour. De­grees: 6, degree tracks in wind, orchestral, and choral conducting; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in conducting. 120 music majors, 65 graduate students, 32 faculty. 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: Brittany Soda, 1200 Main St., 610-861-1320, fax: 610.625.7930, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $35,991. De­grees: 1,2,4,7. 75 music majors, 60 music faculty, 1,564 total enroll. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Penn State School of Music (University Park). The School of Music takes pride in its student-centered philosophy and the quality of individualized instruction provided by its fifty full-time faculty, guest artists, and scholars. The school grants undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of programs that help students develop as performers, teachers, and scholars. Contact: Irene Kohote, 814-863-0418, fax 814.865.6785, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $17,900 res., $31,000 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-6,12,13. Graduate deadline: n/a. Graduate tuition: $18,800 res., $32,600 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,12,13. 250 music majors, 50 graduate students, 65 faculty, 350 total school enrollment. 5 bands, 3 jazz bands, 4 orch., 6 chor.

Seton Hill University (Greensburg). NASM and AMTA accredited. Full range of ensembles. New Performing Arts Center.  All Steinway School. Contact: Ashley Josay, 1 Seton Hill Drive, 800-826-6234, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $26,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,8; BM in Music Education, Performance, Music Therapy, Sacred Music; BA in Music. 98 music majors, 24 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 4 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, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $9,368.84 for res., $12,998.84 with 3.0, $16,408.84 without for non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8,BA. 140 music majors, 24 faculty, 7,595 total enrollment. 4 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.sru.edu

Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove). Music has been at the heart of Susquehanna since the university was founded more than 150 years ago. Our rich and vibrant legacy attracts high-caliber students and faculty who share a passion for music and learning from one another. Students say we provide small-school advantages as well as big-school opportunities. Contact: Sara Adams, 514 University Ave., 570-372-4309, fax: 570.372.2780, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1,2/1. Tuition: $40,350. Degrees: 1,2,4; Music BA. 120 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance (Philadelphia)


The Boyer College music programs offer professional training within the context of a modern research university. Students enjoy challenging and diverse curriculums and excellent performing opportunities in Philadelphia, a city with a distinguished history of musical excellence. Contact:  Kristi Morgridge, Presser Hall, 2001 N. 13th Street, 215-204-6810, fax: 215.204.4957, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 3/1. Undergraduate tuition: $15,252 res., $26,068 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,8,9,12. Graduate deadline: varies. Tuition: $831/ per credit hour res., $1,128/ per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6,8; Collaborative Piano; Piano Pedagogy, String Pedagogy, Hist. Keyboard Performance. 465 music majors, 245 graduate students, 100+ faculty, 38,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.
www.temple.edu/boyer

Westminster College (New Wilmington). A highly academic institution, nationally ranked with a significant music program, Westminster provides expert instruction and performance opportunities for future music educators, performers, and those who simply wish to make music a significant part of their lives. Contact: Tom Stein, Office of Admissions, Westminster College, 724-946-7107, fax: 724.946.6270, email [email protected] 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 recognized for integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Contact: Lisa Davol, 7200 University Blvd., 843-863-7966, fax: 843.863.7396, [email protected] Dead-line 8/1. Undergraduate tuition: $25,000. Degrees: 1,2,7-10. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $20,000. Graduate degree: education. 100 music majors, 24 faculty, 3,300 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Converse College, Petrie School of Music (Spartanburg). The Petrie School of Music at Converse College is the nation’s only comprehensive school of music within a liberal arts college for women and the first women’s college to achieve All-Steinway School status. Petrie School students engage with an attentive and professionally recognized faculty as they develop their unique voices through a cross-disciplinary approach to learning. Contact: 580 East St., 864-596-9040, fax: 864.596.9225, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $16,500. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,8. Graduate tuition: $390/hr. Graduate degrees: 1,2. 83 music majors, 19 graduate students, 17 faculty, 750 total enrollment.
  
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 Lanier, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., 864-294-3405, [email protected] Deadline: varies. ED, EA, RD. Tuition: $48,000. Degrees: 1-4,7, BA in Music. 250 music majors, 51 faculty, 2,700 total enroll. 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, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $10,416 res., $28,128 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 500 music majors, 500 graduate students, 50 faculty, 24,000 total enrollment. 8 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

Winthrop University (Rock Hill)
has been identified in the US News and World Report as a top 10 Southern regional university for 20 consecutive years. Contact: Donald Rogers, Department of Music, 129 Conservatory of Music, 803-323-2255, fax: 803.323.2343, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 5/1. Undergraduate tuition: $13,812 res., $26,738 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4; BA Music. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Graduate tuition: $13,296 res., $25,614 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,6,10. 175 music majors, 20 graduate students, 40 faculty, 5,800 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 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. The Master of Music Education program is designed to fit into the busy lives of current music educators. It is 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 summers. [email protected] Under-graduate contact: Boyd Perkins,  1200 South Jay Street, 605-626-2501, fax: 605.626.2263, [email protected] Tuition: $7,564 SD/ND res., $8,636 MN non-res., $9,564 other non-res. Degrees: 2,12; BA. Graduate tuition: $13,275.20. Degrees: 2. 119 music majors, 17 faculty, 3,667 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Tennessee
Lee University School of Music (Cleve­land). Lee University’s School of Music is an environment that nurtures creative expression, academic excellence, and spiritual growth. Students receive expert instruction in music theory, history, and literature, with extensive performance opportunities. Contact: Christina Reynolds, 1130 Parker St. NE, 423-614-8240,  fax: 423.614.8242, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­­line: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $13,680. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,7,11; BA Music. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $10,260. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,6,7. 350 music majors, 60 faculty,  5,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 8 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, [email protected] 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. (2013 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, 123 Music Building, 3775 Central Ave., 901-678-3766, fax: 901. 678.3096, [email protected] Dead-line: 12/1. Tuition: $4,309.50 res., $10,165.50 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9-13. Graduate deadline: 2/22. Tuition: $6,038 res., $11,894 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 410 music ma­jors, 47 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
http://memphis.edu/music

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: Johnathan Vest, 108 Fine Arts Building, 16 Mt. Pelia Toad, 731-881-7402, fax: 731.881.7415, [email protected] Tui­tion: $8,024 res., $21,968, 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)



Blair is a professional music school within a top 20 university, where all students can take advantage of outstanding liberal arts offerings and rewarding curriculum. Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and serving as role models for students with continuing involvement in performance, composition, or research. Contact: Dwayne Sagen, 2400 Blakemore Ave., 615-322-6181, [email protected] Deadline: 1/1. Tuition: $44,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,5. 200 music majors, 130 faculty, 6,000 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.vanderbilt.edu/blair

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Texas
Baylor University (Waco). Baylor is a private Baptist university and nationally ranked liberal arts institution. 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: Courtney Faulkner, One Bear Pl. #97408, 254-710-7681, fax: 254.710.1191, [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $34,480. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-7,9. Graduate tuition: $31,614. Graduate degrees: 1-7,9. 300 music majors, 75 graduate students, 65 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

East Texas Baptist University School of Fine Arts (Marshall). Contact: Dr. Thomas R. Webster, One Tiger Dr., 903-923-2158, fax: 903.934.8114, [email protected] Deadline: 8/25. Tui­tion: $29,538. Degrees: 1,2,7. 43 music majors, 7 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, [email protected] 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, 400 MLK Blvd., 409-880-8144, fax: 409.880.8143, [email protected] 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.

Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls). Midwestern State’s department of music offers an intensive musical education at a rigorous public liberal arts school. Caring, active faculty ensure that students have all of the skills necessary for successful careers as musicians and educators. Contact: 3410 Taft Blvd.; 940-397-4267; [email protected] Deadline: rolling, priority deadline 3/1. Degrees: 1, 2. Tuition: $7,752.50 res., $9,702.50 non-res. 70 music majors, 10 music faculty, 5,874 total enrollment. 3 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, 713-348-4854, fax: 713.348.5317, [email protected] Undergrad. deadline: 12/1. Undergrad. tuition: $39,880. Undergrad. degrees: 1,4,5. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $26,160. Graduate degrees: 1,4-6; Artist Diploma. 110 music majors, 168 graduate students, 67 faculty, 3,900 total enrollment. 2 orch., 1 chor.

Southern Methodist University (Dallas). The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University offers conservatory-style 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: Melissa Murray, PO Box 750356, 214-768-3521, fax: 214.768.4669, [email protected] 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.

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, [email protected] 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, [email protected] 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.
(2013 Data)

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, [email protected] 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, 35,557 total enroll. 6 bands, 15 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

University of Texas (Austin). The Butler School offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs addressing both the practical and theoretical disciplines that make the music industry so diverse. The rich educational environment brings great music to both Austin and world stages, and access to gifted faculty and students who engage their audiences. Undergraduate contact: Sarah Borshard, Graduate contact: Daniel Seriff, 512-471-0504, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $10,010 res., $35,460 non-res. Graduate tuition: $9,390 res., $17,406 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9,11,13. Grad. degrees: 1-6,9. 360 music majors, 95 faculty, 320 graduate students, 51,000 total enrollment. 7 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of Texas (El Paso). Contact: Dr. Steve Wilson. 500 W. University Ave. 915-747-5606, fax: 915.747.5023, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $5,700 res., $14,200 non-res. Degrees: 1-4; commercial music. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Graduate tuition: $5,500 res., $11,900 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-4,6. 250 music majors, 40 graduate students, 37 faculty, 23,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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Vermont
University of Vermont (Burlington). As a department within an Arts and Science College, the focus of 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, fax: 802.656.0759, [email protected]
uvm.edu. Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $14,148 res., $35,832 non-res. Degrees: 1-3,5,9,13. 70 music majors, 33 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 6 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
 
Virginia
George Mason University (Fairfax). The Mason School of Music is an inclusive community – students, faculty, performers, scholars, administrators, and staff – whose  common goal is to inspire artistic and academic excellence as an intrinsic element of a balanced education within an atmosphere of discipline, lifelong learning, and service within the university, local, national and international communities. Contact: Lynn Wildman, 4400 Uni­versity Drive, MS 3E3, 703-993-1380, fax: 703.993.1394, email [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)
http://music.gmu.edu

Longwood University (Farmville). Small classes with individual attention from award-winning faculty with doctoral degrees. Numerous performance opportunities and scholarships leading to varying employment opportunities. Contact: Gordon Ring, 201 High Street, 434-395-2504, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $386/credit res., $845/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2; BA Piano Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Tuition $325/credit res., $836/credit non-res. Degrees: 2. 85 music majors, 20 graduate students, 18 faculty, 4,355 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 4 chor.

Old Dominion University (Norfolk). ODU music students have multiple resources to enhance the highly supportive relationships built within the Department of Music community. Our award-winning faculty members are recognized leaders in their fields; several are principal musicians with the Virginia Symphony, the Virginia Opera and are established teacher-performers in the Hampton Roads area and beyond. Contact: Douglas Owens, 4810 Elkhorn Ave., Diehn FPA room 2123, 757-683-6562, fax: 757.683.5056, email [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/1. Undergraduate tuition: $10,166 res., $28,492 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,11; Music Minor. Graduate deadline: 3/15. Graduate tuition: $7,866 res., $19,602 non-res. Graduate degree: 2. 250 music majors, 56 faculty, 20 graduate students, 19,612 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
http://www.odu.edu/musicdept 

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: the Office of Admissions, 1460 University Drive, 800-432-2266, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $14,499/term. Degrees: 1,2,4,6-8,10. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $488/cr. hr. Degrees: 1,2,4,7-9,10,12,13. 361 music majors, 179 graduate students, 65 full-time faculty, 51 part-time faculty, 1,205 conservatory enrollment, 3,500 total enrollment. 35 ensembles, 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 chamber orch., 3 chamber chor.

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: Erin Patterson, 922 Park Ave., 804-828-1166, fax: 804.827.0230, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $12,002 res., $29,473 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9.  300 music majors, 76 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment. 10 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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Washington
University of Puget Sound (Tacoma) is an outstanding, comprehensive music program at a nationally recognized liberal arts college with opportunities for students who seek artistic excellence and fulfillment. We value teaching excellence and aim to foster a vibrant music community. Contact: Ruth Schauble, 1500 North Warner Street, CMB 1062, 253-879-9877, music.admis [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition: $43,200. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2, Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Graduate tuition: $3,450/unit. Graduate degrees: MAT K-12 Music: Choral, Instrumental, General. 110 Music majors, 38 faculty, 2,600 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

West Virginia

Glenville State College (Glenville). Our department features internationally recognized faculty and ensembles, an 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, [email protected] Tuition: $3,348 res., $7,560 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,13; Bluegrass Music. 60 music majors, 8 faculty, 1,850 total enrollment. 7 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: James Froemel, One Fine Arts/Evansdale Drive, 304-293-4532, fax: 304.293.7491, [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $15,984 res., $20,424 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-6,9. Graduate tuition: $17,832 res., $30,530 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 186 music majors, 102 graduate students, 50 faculty. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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Wisconsin
Carthage College (Kenosha) combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation so our students uncover and ignite their true potential. A four-year, private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, the campus has a prime location on the shore of Lake Michigan. Contact: Dean Clark, 2001 Alford Park Drive, 800-351-4058, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $36,570. De­grees: 1,2,12; Piano Pedagogy. 140 music majors, 40 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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, SPC 29, 920-832-6993, fax: 920.832.6782, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $42,357. 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, [email protected] Under­­grad­uate de­grees: 1-5,9. Graduate 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, 50 faculty. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 7 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) The UW-Milwaukee campus is a vibrant, diverse, and relevant university that connects students to the cultural and economic art of the state of Wisconsin. UWM’s unique location gives students the benefits of being close to a vibrant, culturally active metropolitan city, while studying with accomplished faculty and attending the only comprehensive School of Fine Arts in Wisconsin. Contact: Katherine Stolzman, UWM Fine Arts-Music, PO Box 4143, 414-229-6135, fax: 414. 229.2776, [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)

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, [email protected] 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.

University of Wisconsin (Platteville). Experience musical excellence at one of Wisconsin’s finest and fastest growing universities. You will find a music program that is committed to providing the highest quality music education to meet the current and future needs of today’s students. Our artist teachers are here to teach and inspire. Contact: Angela Udelhofen, 1300 Ullsvik Hall, 1 Univ. Plaza. 608-342-1123, fax: 608.342.1122. Deadline: open. Tuition $7,484 res., $13,871 non-res. Degrees: 2,11; music non-teaching. 95 music majors, 23 music faculty, 8,600 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor. 

Wyoming
University of Wyoming (Laramie) The school 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, [email protected] 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. (2013 Data)

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