2015 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. Under-graduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate degree: 2. 120 music majors, 20 graduate students, 20 faculty, 5,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 4 chor.

Auburn University (Auburn). Music at Auburn offers exciting opportunities for performance and music education majors, and varied ensembles for all students. We strive to achieve and sustain excellent standards of performance, creativity, pedagogy, research, and scholarship in music. We offer an intimate and nurturing atmosphere that provides individualized instruction and varied performance experiences.  Contact: Sara Lynn Baird, 101 Goodwin Hall, 334-844-4165, fax: 334.844.3168, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition: $8,256 res., $24,768 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. 105 music majors, 26 undergraduate faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Graduate tuition: $8,802 res., $20,646 non-res. Graduate degrees: 2. 35 graduate  students, 26 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, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $300/credit. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Degrees: 1,2. 250 music majors, 26 music faculty, 9,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 4 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. Under-graduate tui­tion: $293/cr. hr. res., $586/cr. hr. non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,11. 125 music ma­jors, 32 faculty, 16,000 total enrollment. Graduate tuition: $395 cr. hr. res., $790 cr. hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2 Collaborative keyboard. 10 graduate students, 14 graduate music faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 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] .edu. 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.  (2014 Data)

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. Grad. degrees: MM. 44 music majors, 7 grad. students, 9 faculty. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 2 chor. (2014 Data)

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



The School of Music at ASU is one of the top state institutions nationwide for the study of music. Innovative and collaborative programs are led by nationally and internationally recognized faculty artists and scholars, who work with students to cultivate excellence, personal growth, and a commitment to making contributions to the field of music. Each year, more than 700 concerts and recitals are offered on campus, in addition to extensive partnerships with local organizations. These experiences allow students to learn invaluable performance skills, while encouraging them to become creative leaders who are involved in their communities. Contact: PO Box 870405, Tempe, 480-965-5069, 480.727.6544, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1, 1/4. Undergraduate tui­tion: $10,084 res., $25,384 non-­res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-4,8,9,12. Grad­uate dead­­­line: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $11,410 res., $21,122 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-8,12. 375 music majors, 71 faculty, 9,296 total enrollment. 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: Carrie Pawelski, HSU Box 7733, 870-230-5036, fax: 870.230.5424, [email protected] Dead­line: 4/1. Tuition: $6,210 res., $12,810 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4; BA in Music. 110 music majors, 22 music faculty, 3,625 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: $24,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,12. 120 music ma­jors, 24 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment 5 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. (2014 Data)

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California
Biola University
(La Mirada).



Dedicated to quality and providing rigorous undergraduate music education in an atmosphere of Christian community, Biola’s Conservatory of Music builds a foundation for a life-long pursuit of excellence and prepares musicians for teaching, graduate study, performance, ministry in church music, and additional musical careers. Significant scholarships available. Contact: Rachel Glazener, 13800 Biola Avenue, 562-903-4892, fax: 562.903. 4746, [email protected] Deadline 2/1. Tuition: $34,498. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 179 music majors, 30 faculty, 4,353 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
biola.edu/music/

California Institute of the Arts, The Herb Alpert School of Music (Va­len­cia). A thriving artistic environment for all music makers, creators, and innovators of all kinds with emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and exploration. Contact: Kurt Isaacson, 24700 McBean Park­way, 661-253-7841, fax: 661.253.7710, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 1/5. Undergraduate tui­tion: $43,400. Degrees: 1,3,4,9; Music Technology, World Music, Musical Arts. Graduate deadline: 1/5. Graduate tuition: $41,700. Graduate degrees: 1,3,4,9; Music Technology, World Music, Musical Arts. 275 music majors, 275 graduate students, 60 faculty, 1,000 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. 59 music majors, 12 full-time 20 part-time faculty, 20,186 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
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. (2014 Data)

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., 818-677-3181, fax: 818.677.3164, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 11/30. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,11. Undergraduate tuition: $6,500 res., $12,124 non-res.. Graduate deadline: 11/30. Graduate tuition: $7,810 res., $10,600 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,4,6,10. 600 music majors, 80 graduate students, 85 faculty, 36,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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. Tuition: $47,220 Degrees: 1,2,4,5,6. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $800/credit. Graduate degrees: MM Keyboard Collaborative Arts. 245 music majors, 74 faculty, 6,281 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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, finearts [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.
pepperdine.edu/music


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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: Steve Castles, 50 Oak Street, 415-503-6231, fax: 415.503.6299, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Under-graduate tuition: $41,200. Under-graduate de­grees: 1,4,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $41,200. Graduate degrees: 1,4,6,13. 165 music majors, 235 graduate students, 90 faculty, 400 total enrollment. 1 bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.sfcm.edu

Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park). One of the most requested campuses in the CSU system, the Sonoma State University Department of Music provides a rigorous training on an idyllic 269-acre campus with two world-class concert halls. Strong programs in jazz, music education and performance, with ensemble opportunities in orchestra, chorus, wind ensemble and music theatre. Contact: Brian Wilson, 1801 E. Cotati Avenue, 707-664-2324, fax: 707.664.3469, [email protected] Deadline: 11/30. Tuition: $5,472 res., $372 per unit non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. 130 music majors, 40 faculty, 9,300 total enrollment. 6 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 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: $42,414. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,8,9,11. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Graduate tuition: $42,414. Degrees: 2,8. 202 music majors, 24 graduate students, 56 faculty, 3,877 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: $44,550. Degrees: 1,2,4. 152 music majors, 35 music faculty, 2,448 total enrollment. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $15,488. Graduate de­grees: 1,2,4,6. 26 graduate students in music, 35 faculty. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.redlands.edu/music

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Colorado
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: Jeff Hoh, 301 UCB, 303-492-8468, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $11,585 res., $34,649 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,5,9,12, Cert. in Music Technology, Cert. in Music Entrepreneurship. Graduate dead­line: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $12,262 res., $29,968 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 350 music majors, 200 grad. students, 78 faculty, 26,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 10 jazz bands, 3 orch., 8 chor.

Connecticut
University of Connecticut (Storrs). The UConn Department of Music has a proud tradition of preparing future performers, composers, and teachers, while also enriching the life experience of the campus and wider community. Contact: Christian Quental, 1295 Storrs Road, Unit 1012, 860-486-3728, fax: 860.486.3796, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tuition: $10,524 res., $32,066 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Grad. deadline: 1/15. Grad. tuition: $7,648 res., $16,906 non-res. Grad. degrees: 1,3,5,7. 140 music majors, 49 graduate students, 21 faculty, 22,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 8 chor.

University of Hartford, The Hartt School (West Hartford). Hartt students have the opportunity to collaborate, often across disciplines. They work with guest artists, take advantage of professional partnerships-in-training, complete internships, and have opportunities to perform around the world and alongside our esteemed faculty. With more than 400 performances annually, Hartt is the largest producer of the performing arts in Connecticut. Contact: Hartt Admissions, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, 860-768-4465, fax: 860.768.4465, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/11. Under-graduate tuition: $33,740. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,9-13. Grad­uate deadline: 1/11. Graduate tuition varies by degree. Graduate degrees: 1-6. 342 music majors, 135 graduate students, 130 faculty, 4,700 total enrollment.
hartford.edu/hartt

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Delaware
University of Delaware (Newark). The University of Delaware Department of Music offers Bachelor of Music and Bachel­or of Arts Undergraduate and Master of Music degrees as well as music opportunities for nonmajors. 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: $11,230 res., $30,130 non-res. Deg: 1-5. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tui­tion: $1,674/cr. hr. 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.

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: Paula Parsche, 111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, 863-680-4233, fax: 863.680.4395, [email protected] Priority dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $30,810. Degrees: 1,2,11, BA in Music. 117 music majors, 32 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
www.flsouthern.edu/music

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: Kristopher Watson, 850-644-6102, fax: 850.644.2033, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/13. Tuition: $6,592 res., $22,494 non-res. Degrees: 1-4, 7-9, 11-13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $11,830 res., $27,288 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, 31,000 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 Sherwood, P.O. Box 24708, 561-803-2000, fax: 561.803.2424, [email protected] pba.edu. Dead­line: 4/3. Tuition: $29,000. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,7,9,11. 100 music majors, 30 faculty, 3,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
www.pba.edu

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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: Hannah Austin, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., #8399, 386-822-8975, [email protected] Dead­line: 2/25. Tu­i­tion: $53,534. Degrees: 1-3, 13, Music Business, music with an outside field, BA Music, Music Minor. 200 music majors, 47 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] Priority deadline: 5/1 Tuition: $10,920-$11,830/ semester. 2,703 total enrollment.

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: 5/1. 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, 60,810 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.music.ucf.edu/apply

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

University of Miami Frost School of Music is one of the largest, most comprehensive and relevant music schools in higher education. 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, PO Box 248165, 305-284-6618, fax: 305.284.6475, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 10/15 December audition, 12/1 January/February audition. Undergraduate tuition: $44,400. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,8,9,11; Music Engineering Technology, Commercial Music & Production. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $33,300 (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.
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: 5/15 Degrees: 1,2, BA. Grad. deadline: 6/30. 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: Angela Morgan, 1120 15th Street, 706-737-1453, fax: 706.667.4937, [email protected] Dead­line: 7/1. Tuition: $6,592 res., $21,300 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9 Bachelor of Arts in Music. Graduate deadline: 6/2. Tui­tion: $5,144 res., $17,544 non-res. Degrees: 2, Master of Arts in Teaching. 80 music ma­jors, 5 graduate students, 23 faculty, 5,225 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 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, 75 Poplar Street, Suite 500, 404-413-5900, fax: 404.413.5910, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Tuition: $4,487 res., $11,771 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9, Music Technology, Music Management. Grad­uate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $5,648 res., $15,975 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,9. 360 music majors, 70 graduate students, 70 faculty, 32,000 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Mercer University (Macon). Townsend School of Music offers undergraduate and graduate professional music studies in a comprehensive university environment. The school is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Contact: Sharon Hart, 1501 Mercer University Drive, 478-301-5751, fax: 478.301.5633, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: open. Under-graduate tuition: $34,150. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2, BA. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Graduate tuition: $685/semester hour. Graduate degrees: 1,6,7. 85 music ma­jors, 112 graduate students, 31 faculty, 2,700 total enrollment. 2 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
music.mercer.edu

University of Georgia (Athens).

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music offers a comprehensive slate of degrees at 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: Chris Hallum, 250 River Road, 706-542-2005, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tui­tion: $9,364 res., $27,574 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 $8,492 res., $24,090 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,5,6. 500 music majors, 70 music faculty, 35,197 total enrollment. 6 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 9 chor.
www.music.uga.edu

University of West Georgia (Carrollton). Offering Initial Certification, graduate and undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Performance, and undergraduate degrees in the areas of Composition, Piano Pedagogy, and Jazz Studies. An accredited institutional member of NASM. Contact: Kevin Hibbard, 1601 Maple Street, 678-839-6516, fax: 678.839.6259, [email protected] Deadline: 8/1. Tuition: $5,226 res., $18,444 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Graduate tuition varies. Graduate degrees: 1,2. 100 music majors, 30 graduate students, 21 music faculty, 12,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 chor.

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: $3,671 res., $10,280 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 7/1. Graduate tui­tion: $3,967 res., $11,558 non-res. Graduate de­grees: 1,2,6. 170 music majors, 13 graduate students, 33 faculty, 12,000 total enrollment. 1 marching band, 2 wind bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 jazz combos, 1 orch., 1 string orch., 4 chor., multi chamber ensembles.

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Idaho
University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music (Moscow) A musically comprehensive and nationally competitive School of Music, we provide a learning environment in which our students learn by performing, listening, analyzing, and creating music. Together, the students and faculty create an atmosphere of professional awareness, mutual support, collaboration , and outreach. Contact: Cezar Mesquita, 875 Perimeter Dr MS 4253, 208-885-6163, fax: 208.885.4477, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 8/1 (priority scholarship deadline 2/28). Tuition: $7,020 res., $21,024 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4; Music Business, Musical Theatre Minor, Jazz Studies Minor. Graduate deadline: 7/1 (priority assistantship deadline 2/1). Graduate tuition: $8,222 res., $22,226 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,5; Piano Pedagogy and Performance Studies, Collaborative Piano, Choral Conducting. 225 music majors, 20  graduate students, 28 faculty, 11,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Illinois
Augustana College (Rock Island) is a private, selective liberal arts college located in Rock Island, Illinois. Our focus on creating a well-rounded experience for our students has generated an environment of learning that goes way beyond the classroom. The Department of Music belongs to NASM. Contact: Margaret Ellis, 639 38th Street, 309-794-7333, fax: 309.794.7433, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $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: $31,110. Degrees: 1,2,4,11. 90 music majors, 31 faculty, 5,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Columbia College (Chicago). Columbia’s Music Department emphasizes musicianship and proficiency, self-expression, originality, and professional training in all styles of music – classical, jazz, blues, gospel, hip-hop, reggae, and more. Upon graduation, our students are prepared for real jobs in the real world. Contact: Jeff Sanderson, 600 South Michigan Avenue, 312-369-7973, [email protected] Tuition: $48,900. 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. Your chair is waiting. Where will it take you? Contact: Ross Beacraft, 804 W. Belden Ave., 773-325-7444, fax: 773.325.7429, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $36,800. Degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,13. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $19,200. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,9. 400 music majors, 120 graduate students, 120 faculty, 24,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
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, 630-617-3524, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $34,200. 220 music majors, 50 faculty,, 3,400 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.
www.elmhurst.edu/music

Greenville College (Greenville). Greenville College empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Contact: Will Fairbanks, 315 E. College Ave., 618-664-6565, [email protected] Dead­line: none. Tuition: $24,864 res., $28656 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,11,13, Worship Arts, Commercial Music. Graduate deadline: none. Graduate tuition: $13,914-$16,422. Graduate degrees: Business, Education. 120 music majors, 18 faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 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, musi[email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $6,110 res., $10,540 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8,9. Graduate deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $3,366 res., $6,993 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,6,8. 314 music majors, 67 graduate students, 59 faculty, 18,155 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: $40,844 (scholarships range from $10,000-$20,000). Degrees: 1,2,4,12. 200 music majors, 56 faculty, 1,893 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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]
millikin.edu. 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: $34,200. Degrees: 1,2. 24 music majors, 12 faculty, 1,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.


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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, admi[email protected] ctrl.edu. Deadline: Prior to 3/1 for scholarship consideration. Tui­tion: $35,241. 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: 7/15, 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: 7/15, 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: 2/20. Annual tuition: $14,300 res., $23,760 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Grad­uate deadline: 2/20. Graduate tuition: $8,376 res., $16,752 non-res. Graduate de­grees: 1,2, in­dividual specializations in jazz studies and other areas. 250 music majors, 90 graduate students, 65 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., jazz combos, chamber groups, world music.

North Park University (Chicago).


The mission of North Park University’s School of Music is to prepare students to lead lives of significance and service through music. Christian in identity, it welcomes students of all perspectives and embraces music of diverse cultures and traditions. The faculty is committed to supporting and guiding students toward realizing their potential, and offers a curriculum that fosters an inclusive, intercultural perspective, cultivating the student’s ability to evolve holistically, and enriched by the artistic experiences afforded by our location in the city of Chicago. In addition to major performance ensembles, North Park offers multiple chamber opportunities. Contact: Dr. Rebecca Ryan, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 19, 773-244-5623, [email protected]
edu. Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $25,740. 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).



Northwestern University’s 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, 70 Arts Circle Drive, 847-491-3141, fax: 847.467.7440, marcus.turner @northwestern.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $48,624. Degrees: 1-6,9, BA in Music, Music Cognition. Grad. deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $48,624. Degrees: 1-6,9, Piano Pedagogy, Piano Performance and Collaborative Arts. 400 music majors, 200 graduate students, 125 faculty, 8,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 orch., 5 chor.
www.music.northwestern.edu

Roosevelt University, Chicago College of Perform­ing Arts (Chicago)



Bringing together professional programs in music and theatre within the context of one of the world’s greatest cultural cities. Contact: Patrick Zylka, 430 S. Michigan Ave., #918, 312-341-6735, fax: 312.341.6358, ccpaad [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tuition: $34,625 Degrees: 1,2,4,9,12. Graduate deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $34,625. Degrees: 1,4,10. 165 music majors, 140 graduate students, 100 fa­culty, 500 total enrollment. 1 band, 10 jazz bands, 3 orch., 3 chor.
www.roosevelt.edu/CCPA


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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: Lily Djurakov, 3700 W. 103rd St., 773-298-3448, fax: 773.298.3429, djurakov @sxu.edu. Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $28,150. Degrees: 1,2. 40 music ma­jors, 15 faculty, 2,975 total en­rollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

University of Illinois (Urbana). The School of Music combines conservatory-like studies of an intimate and friendly music school with the depth of a tier-one research institution. This provides our students with competitive performance skills as musicians and educators, marketability for employment, and a network of more than 8,000 music alumni. Contact: Angela Tammen, 1114 W. Nevada St., 217-244-7899, fax: 217.244. 4585, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline 12/1. Tui­tion: $13,640 res., $28,800 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9, Open Studies, Music Technology. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tui­tion: $13,210 res., $27,208 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,9, Vocal Coaching and Accompanying, Piano Pedagogy. 350 music majors, 90 faculty, 32,695 total enrollment. 7 bands, 15 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 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: Cam Stasa, 3140 S. Federal St., 312-225-6288, fax: 312.225.5211, [email protected] Dead­line: Rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $24,700. De­gree: 2. 120 music majors, 33 faculty, 120 total en­rollment. Graduate Deadline: Rolling. Graduate tui­tion: $6,120. De­gree: 2. 150 graduate students, 33 faculty. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Western Illinois University (Macomb). Our faculty are artist-teachers with specialties in all instruments, voice, choral, band, orchestra, jazz, music education, history, theory, composition, music business, and music therapy. In addition to their tremendous experience and national recognition as performers, conductors, and scholars, their primary commitment is to provide the highest quality education possible. Contact: Trista Trone, 1 University Circle, 309-298-1087, fax: 309.298.1686, [email protected] Tui­tion: $9,436 res., $12,958 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,8,9, Music Business, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate de­grees: 1,2,4,5,6,9, Piano Pedagogy. 175 music majors, 13 graduate students, 44 faculty, 7,834 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: Patty Campbell, 1100 East Fifth St., 765-641-4543, fax: 765.641.3809, email: [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $27,520. 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: Rebecca Braun, 2000 W. University Ave., 765-285-5400, fax: 765.285.5401, music
@bsu.edu. Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $7,698 res., $23,472 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9,13. Grad. deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $7,092 res., $19,404 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6. 400 music majors, 110 grad students, 75 faculty, 21,160 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 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: Susan Lehman, 1001 Bethel Circle, 574-807-7500, fax: 574.807.7806 [email protected] Dead­line: 8/1. Tui­tion: $26,240. Degrees: 1,2. 41 music ma­jors, 7 faculty, 2,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 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: $36,050. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9,10,11. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition: $520/credit hour. Grad. degrees: 1,2,4,5,6; Piano Pedagogy. 200 music ma­jors, 50 graduate students, 45 faculty, 4,100 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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: Toni Robinson, 605 S. College Avenue, 765-658-4118, fax: 765.658.4042, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $43,950. Deg: 1,2. 151 music majors, 45 faculty, 2,300 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Goshen College (Goshen). Goshen College is 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, [email protected] Tui­tion: $30,900. Degrees: 1,2,7, Piano Pedagogy. 70 music majors, 6 music faculty, 850 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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: Paul Bro, 300 N. 7th Street, 812-237-2771, fax: 812.237.3009, [email protected] 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: Espen Jensen, 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: $585/credit res., $1,804/credit non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-7,9. 1,600 music students, 180 music faculty. 9 bands, 5 jazz bands, 7 orch., 8 chor.
music.indiana.edu/admissions

Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion)



The IWU Division of Music is committed to preparing you completely with courses in liberal arts, your specific instrument, music theory, music history, conducting, instrumental techniques, and piano skills and composition, as well as offering you a variety of vocal and instrumental ensemble opportunities. IWU is a Christ-centered institution. Contact: Todd Guy, 4201 South Washington St., 765-677-2152, fax: 765.677.2620, [email protected] Deadline 3/1. Tuition: $24,728. Deg: 1,2,4,7,8, Songwriting/Ministry. 150 music majors, 26 faculty, 3,200 total enroll. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.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. Notre Dame is committed to meeting the financial needs of every student. Contact: Shelley Way, 100 Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall, 574-631-7136, [email protected] Deadline: 1/1. Tuition: $47,929. 14 bands, 3 jazz bands.
www.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: 1/20. Tuition: $35,030. Degrees: 1,2,4,7. 80 music majors, 35 faculty, 4,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.valpo.edu/music

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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]
coe.edu. Dead­line: 1/5. Tuition: $38,750. Degrees: 1,2,4. 50 music majors, 32 faculty, 1,435 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 music education and teaching, performance, and composition, and for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in music. Courses in music literature, theory, areas of performance and strong ensembles for all students. Contact: Michael Golemo, Music, ISU, 515-294-0400, fax: 515.294.6409, [email protected] Dead­line: 8/1; 2/13 for scholarship consideration. Tuition: $7,736 res., $20,856 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 120 music majors, 34 faculty, 35,000 total enrollment. 8 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: $26,806. Degrees: 1,2. 20 music majors, 10 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Luther College (Decorah). 150+ years of 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: Gregory Peterson, 700 College Dr., 563-387-1208, fax: 563.387.1076, [email protected] Dead­line: rolling. Tuition: $38,940. De­grees: 1-4,7,11. 300 music majors, 58 faculty, 2,450 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: Nora Verburg, 101 7th Street SW, 712-707-7062, [email protected] nwciowa.edu. Dead­line: 4/15. Tuition: $37,700. Degrees: 1,2,10; Music Ministry Major and Minor. 25 music majors, 4 faculty, 1,150 total enrollment. 5 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: $8,104 res., $27,409 non-res. Degrees: 1-9. Graduate deadline: 7/15. Tuition: $9,693 res., $26,871 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
Bethel College
(North Newton). As a vital part of Bethel College culture, music has a long tradition of excellence here. More than a quarter of our student body is involved in music, through student-managed instrumental and vocal ensembles, music theater, and other organized groups (bands, orchestra, choir). Contact: Andy Johnson, 300 East 27th Street, 316-284-5264 or 800-522-1887, fax: 316.284.5870, [email protected]
bethelks.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $25,410. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. 15 music majors, 19 faculty, 500 total enrollment. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Kansas State University (Manhattan). More than 3,000 Kansas State students participate in music. Our music education program, in particular, is one of the strongest programs anywhere. Kansas State University’s Department of Music is committed to the highest ideals of music education, performance, scholarship, and service to the arts. Con­tact: Nora Lewis, 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. Grad. deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $327.20 per credit hours res., $738.40 per credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 257 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]
pittstate.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $6,508 res., $16,978 non-res. (fee reduction program available). Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Grad. deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $7,288 res., $17,048 non-res. Options for reduced tuition for students from Ark., Miss., Okla., & Texas. Graduate degrees: 1,2,6. 115 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 $11,436 compact/fixed for 4 yrs., $10,668 standard; non-resident $27,270 compact/fixed for 4 yrs., $25,318 standard. Degrees: 1-5,7-9,12. Priority grad. deadline: 12/1. Grad. tuition: $8,158 res., $17,227 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 School of Music is highly performance oriented, but we also have a wonderful Music Education department. Our Opera department is also outstanding. Our faculty perform regularly with the Wichita Symphony, Music Theatre Wichita, and Wichita Grand Opera. Contact: Russ Widener, 1845 Fairmount, 316-978-6565, fax: 316.978.
3625, [email protected] 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, 1 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

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Kentucky
Asbury University (Wilmore) is an accredited institutional member of the National As­sociation of Schools of Music. Music faculty help students gain a high level of performance proficiency, a firm theoretical and historical foundation, a solid preparation for a music career and/or graduate study, with a fusion of Christian faith and practice. Contact: Glen Flanigan, 1 Macklem Dr., 859-858-3511, fax 859.858.3921, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tui­tion: $27,538. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,7. 40 music ma­jors, 24 faculty, 1,350 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, [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: 2/15. Undergraduate tuition: $11,092 res., $24,432 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,10. Graduate deadline: 3/15. Tuition: $11,652 res., $26,154 non-res. Degrees: 1-8,10. 245 music ma­­jors, 155 graduate students, 50 faculty, 30,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch, 5 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: $9,482 res., $24,132 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2; Liberal Arts in Music, Music Minor. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Graduate tuition: $543/hr. res., $763/hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 2,6; Pedagogy. 200 music majors, 35 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. Victoria 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: $818/cr. hr. Graduate degrees: 1,2,8,9. 300 music majors, 40 graduate students, 56 faculty, 4,100 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: Greg Handel, 175 Sam Sibley Drive, 318-357-4522, 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 at Monroe (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: $6,318 res., $16,890 non-res. De­g.: 1-3,5. Graduate tuition: $6,832 res., $17,404 non-res. Graduate deg.: 2. 95 music majors, 22 faculty, 8,500 total enroll. 4 bands, 1 jazz band, 4 chor.


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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: Beth Wiemann, School of Performing Arts, Class of 1944 Hall, 207-581-4700, 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.

Maryland
Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hop­kins University (Baltimore).



Located in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon Cultural District, the Peabody Conservatory was founded in 1857 as America’s first academy of music. Today, Peabody boasts a preeminent faculty, a 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., 667-208-6600, fax: 410.659.8102, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $42,630. De­grees: 1,2,4,9,13, Early Music, Computer Music. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $42,630/36,540. Graduate de­grees: 1-6,9,13, Early Music, Computer Music. 277 music majors, 376 graduate students, 173 faculty. 1 band, 3 jazz bands, 3 orch., 2 chor.
www.peabody.jhu.edu

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: 8/1. Tuition: $9,182 res., $20,788 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9. Graduate deadline: 8/1. Tuition $8,820 res., $15,984 non-res. Degrees: 1,2, MS. 350 music majors, 50 graduate students, 50 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.

University of Maryland Baltimore County (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] Under-graduate deadline: 11/1. Undergraduate tuition: $9,995 res., $31,143 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $10,956 res., $22,653 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9; Collaborative Piano; DMA Voice Pedagogy. 228 music majors, 240 graduate students, 100 faculty, 26,800 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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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 700 performances each year by students, faculty and guest artists. Apply by December 15. Contact admissions:
[email protected] or 617-912-9153. Tuition: $41,560. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,12. 514 total undergraduate students; 216 total graduate; 362 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] 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.

Longy School of Music of Bard College (Cambridge). Longy School of Music of Bard College offers a world-class performance education inside a diverse, tight-knit community. Encouraged to be creative and collaborative, our students explore and develop their artistry in an innovative environment characterized by individual attention from faculty and small class sizes. Contact: Katherine Drago, 27 Garden St., 617-831-1796, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $35,900. Undergraduate degrees: 1,4. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,9. 59 music majors, 189 graduate students 115 faculty. 1 jazz band, 1 orch.

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, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $42,600. Degrees: 1,4,9; Contem­porary Im­provisation. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $42,600. Degrees: 1,3,4,5,6,9; Con­temporary Improvisation. 400 music ma­jors, 375 graduate students, 230 music faculty, 400 total undergrad. enrollment. 2 bands, 25 jazz bands, 4 orch., 2 chor.
 
University of Massachusetts (Amherst)



The Department of Music and Dance offers outstanding educational opportunities leading to careers in performing and teaching within a diverse university setting at an affordable price. Degrees offered: BA; BM in Jazz, Music Education, History, Performance, or Theory/Composition; MM in Performance, Jazz Composition/Arranging, Music Education, Musicology, or Music Theory; and PhD in Music Theory or Music Education. Contact: Director of Admissions, 273 Fine Arts Center, 413-545-6048, fax: 413.545.2092, [email protected] Undergraduate deadlines: early action for Spring and Fall: 11/21; regular action for fall: 1/30, 2/13, and 2/27. Tuition and fees: $25,674 res., $42,007 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate dead­line: 10/1 for Spring, 2/1 for Fall, grad. deadline for Music Theory: 1/15. Tuition: $13,260 res., $27,714 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 231 music majors, 72 graduate students, 46 faculty, 28,635 total enrollment. 5 bands, 5 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor., 3 percussion ensembles.)
www.umass.edu/music

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Michigan
Central Michigan University
(Mount Pleasant). The School of Music is an accessible, student-focused community of artist/teachers dedicated to academic and artistic excellence, scholarly and creative endeavors that advance the discipline, and active service to the university, profession, and public. Contact: Julie Baker, Music Building 162, 989-774-3281, fax: 989.774.3766; [email protected] Deadline 3/4. Tuition $11,850 res., $23670 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,3/4,12. Graduate deadline: 3/4. Graduate tuition: $9,486 res., $14,202 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,3/4,6. 403 music majors, 60 graduate students, 44 faculty. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) EMU Department of  Music and Dance offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music education, music therapy, performance, conducting, 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: 3/11. Tui­tion: $20,616 res., $36,206 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8, BA/BS. Grad­uate deadline: 3/11. Tuition: $20,866 res., $27,522 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4. 360 music students, 50 grad­­uate students, 46 faculty, 23,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.

Grand Valley State University (Allendale) Inspired artistry, creative performance, and personalized teaching become one
at Grand Valley State University’s Department of Music and Dance. Contact: Caitlin Cusack, 1 Campus Dr., 1300 PAC, 616-331-3484, fax 616.331.3100, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $11,078 res., $15,744 non-res. De­grees: 1,2. 200 music majors, 70 faculty, 25,325 total enrollment. 3 concert bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 1 new music ensemble, 1 early music ensemble, 5 chor.

Hope College (Holland)



Housed in state-of-the-art Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts (opened 2015), the Hope College Department of Music offers professional training in performance and music education in the context of a private liberal arts college, affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. Scholarship auditions begin November 15. Contact: Julia Randel, 221 Columbia Avenue, 616-395-7650, fax: 616.395.7182, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $30,370. Degrees: 1,2,9, BA. 50 music majors, 40 faculty, 3,200 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.
www.hope.edu/academic/music

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: Benjamin Ebener, 333 W. Circle Dr., 517-432-2140, [email protected] music.msu.edu. Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Under-graduate tuition: $13,612 res., $36,412 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,3,9, BA in Music (General). Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $12,126 res., $23,790 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,8. 309 music majors, 250 graduate students, 70 faculty, 38,786 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.
www.music.msu.edu/admissions

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance offers professional artistic training in a world-class university environment. Contact: School of Music, Theatre & Dance, 2290 Moore Bldg., 734-764-0593, fax 734.763.5097, smtd.admissions @umich.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $13,856 res., $43,476 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9,12-13. Grad. tuition: $21,594 res., $43,084 non-res. Degrees: 1-7,9,13. 880 music majors, 170 faculty. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Wayne State University (Detroit). Founded in 1918, Wayne State University’s De­partment of Music has earned a reputation for excellence in the U.S. and abroad. Many members of the  music faculty, including musicians from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and some of the area’s finest jazz and vocal artists, have toured throughout the world as performers, clinicians, conductors, and composers. The department is also known for its preparation of music educators. Contact: Danny DeRose, 4841 Cass Ave, 1321 Old Main, 313-577-1795, [email protected]
wayne.edu. 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 University (Kalamazoo). WMU’s School of Music is dedicated to the advancement of the musical arts through traditional study and performance, while promoting the development of new musical paths 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: 2/26. Undergraduate tuition $11,720 res., $26,404 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,8,9,12, Multimedia Arts Technology. Graduate deadline: 2/15. Graduate tuition: $530.31/cr. hr. res., $1,123.24/cr. hr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,8, Master of Arts, Performance Grad. Certificate. 430 music majors, 40 faculty, 90 graduate students, 25,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 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., 800-487-8288, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $41,140. Degrees: 1,2 BA in Music. 60 music majors, 38 faculty, 2,350 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

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: $12,870/semester. 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.

St. Cloud State University (Saint Cloud). St. Cloud State is an award winning regional public university located on the beautiful Mississippi River. Degrees are available in music education, performance, composition, new media and music therapy (expected Fall 2016). Scholarships range from $1,500 to $5,000, and performance awards are available to non-majors. Contact: Admissions Director, 720 Fourth Ave. South, 877-654-7278, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $7,814 res., $15,732 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,8. 85 music majors, 25 faculty, 13,752 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.

St. Olaf College (Northfield). Renowned touring ensembles, individualized instruction, and a comprehensive, rigorous music curriculum unite the artistic standards of a professional program with the intellectual rigors and academic breadth of the liberal arts. St. Olaf’s nationally ranked programs in math and natural sciences attract talented students who participate as non-music majors. Contact: Mary Hakes, 1520 St. Olaf Ave., 507-786-3297, fax: 507.786.3125, [email protected] Deadline: 1/15. Tui­tion: $42,940. Degrees: 1-4,7,10, BA general music major. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 3,100 total enroll. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.

Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall). SMSU is a four-year liberal arts institution in southwest Minnesota. More than 50 degree programs are offered including a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education. Contact: John Ginocchio, 1501 State Street, 507-537-7209, fax: 507.537.7014, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $6,986 Degrees: 1,2,4,10. 30 music majors, 18 music faculty, 3,500 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, Chester Park 206, 31 W. College St., 218-726-7890, fax: 218.726.6824, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/15. Undergraduate tuition: $12,802 res., $16,468 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Music Minor. Graduate deadline: 4/15. Graduate tuition: $7,729 res., $11,840 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,6, Instrumental, Vocal, Collaborative Piano. 160 music majors, 18 graduate students, 40 faculty, 9,239 total enrollment. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

University of St. Thomas (St. Paul). The University of St. Thomas is a Catholic, comprehensive urban university located in the vibrant Twin Cities. A renowned faculty of artists and practitioners offer lively courses through a progressive curriculum. Scholarships are available based on performance and academic achievement. Ensembles provide free credit and are open to all students. Contact: Kara Bradshaw, 2115 Summit Avenue, BEC 05, 651-962-5850, fax: 651.962.5876, music.admissions @stthomas.edu. Undergraduate tuition: $37,264. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,7,
11,13. Graduate Deadline: 4/1. Tui­tion: $857.50/credit, $643/non-degree credit. Grad. degrees: 2; certificates in Eurythmics, Kodaly, Orff, Piano Pedagogy, Ed.D in Leadership with concentration in Music Education. 100 music ma­jors, 125 graduate students, 45 fa­culty, 10,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 6 chor.
www.stthomas.edu/music

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Missouri
Central Methodist University, Swinney Conservatory of Music
(Fayette). CMU students have plentiful performance opportunities, work closely with dedicated faculty, and are part of a vibrant community of scholar-musicians. With a focus on academic excellence, ethical leadership, and social responsibility, CMU offers baccalaureate degrees in Music Education and Performance, and a Master of Music Education. Con­tact: Paige Runge, 411 Central Methodist Square, 660-248-6137, fax: 660.248.6537, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $21,630. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2. Graduate tuition: $240/hour. Graduate degree: 2. 65 music majors, 29 graduate students, 20 music faculty, 1,150 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz band, 4 chor.

Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville). Northwest offers scholarships for undergraduates regardless of major (audition required). For graduate assistants pursuing the Master of Music Education degree, a full tuition waiver and stipend is available. Northwest is a great place to study music and music education! Contact: William Richardson, 800 University Drive, 660-562-1326, fax: 660.562.1346 [email protected] nwmissouri.edu. Undergraduate deadline 7/1. Undergraduate tuition: $7,895 res. and non-res. with Bearcat Advantage Scholarship. Undergraduate degree: 2. Graduate deadline 7/1. Graduate tuition: $6,461. Graduate degrees: 2. 87 music majors, 5 graduate students, 13 faculty, 6,720 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Truman State University (Kirks­ville). Truman’s success as one of the nation’s premier public liberal arts and sciences institutions can be traced to one guiding principle: an unwavering commitment to the undergraduate student. Truman offers an affordable education where intellectual challenge is embraced in a nurturing and diverse environment. Contact: Melody Cham­bers, 100 E. Normal Avenue, 660-785-4114, fax: 660.785.7456, [email protected] truman.edu. Deadline: rolling. Undergrad-uate tuition: $7,152 res., $13,376 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,3,4, Jazz Studies minor. Graduate deadlines: 11/1, 4/1, 6/1. Tuition: $8,252 res., $14,154 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 Central Missouri (Warrensburg). UCM’s Department of Music aspires to be recognized nationally as providing a broad, rich foundation of training and experience, developing flexible artists, ready to engage with the world of music today. Traditional strengths of music education and music technology are complemented by vital emphases in performance, conducting, and pedagogy. Contact: Rachelle Pritchard, Department of Music, Utt 111, 660-543-4682, fax: 660.543.8271, [email protected] Deadline ongoing. Undergraduate tuition: $6,445.50 res., $12,891 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,9,12,13, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate deadline: 3 weeks prior to starting semester. Graduate tuition: $5,012.10 res., $10,024.20 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,5,6,9, Piano Pedagogy. 275 music majors, 31 faculty, 14,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2, jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 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 Kansas City arts community. Training tomorrow’s musicians, dancers, and educators by providing exceptional, experienced faculty, plus outstanding student opportunities. Con­tact: James Snell, Grant Hall 138, 5227 Holmes Street, 816-235-2900, fax: 816.235.5264, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $9,553 res., $22,714 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-4,8,9. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $7,215 res., $17,045 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


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Montana
Montana State University
(Bozeman). Our faculty and students seek to shape the direction of music in the 21st Century by pursuing diverse ideas and practices in music. Train for your career in music, music education, or music technology. Opportu-nities abound for minors and non-majors, including performance in one of our eighteen ensembles. Contact: Keith Kothman, 186 Howard Hall, 406-994-3562, [email protected] montana.edu. Deadline 3/1. Tuition $6,850 res., $23,070 non-res. Degrees: 2, BA in Music Technology, BA in Music. 180 music majors, 30 faculty, 15,500 total enroll. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.


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. (2014 Data)

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, 402-472-2503, fax: 402.472.8962, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 5/1. Undergraduate tuition: $219/credit hour res., $662/credit hour non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4, BA, BM, BME. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition $290/credit hour res., $829/credit hour non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9, MM, DMA, PhD. 380 music majors, 56 faculty, 25,000 total enrollment. 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. (2014 Data)

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New Hampshire
Keene State College (Keene). KSC’s versatile Music program includes Bachelor of Music programs in Music Education, Performance, Composition, and Music Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music option. Music majors participate in various ensembles, perform in master classes with guest artists, and are active in their professional organizations. Contact: Deborah Ford, 229 Main St., 603-358-2177, [email protected] Tuition: $10,700 res., $18,880 non-res. Deg: 1,2,4; Music Technology, BA in Music. 106 music majors, 43 faculty, 4,400 total enroll. 8 band, 2 jazz , 1 orch., 4 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, fax: 603.862.3155, alexis.
[email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Under-graduate tuition: $14,050 res., $27,320 non-res. Undergraduate 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., 3 chor. 
cola.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. (2014 Data)

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: Kara Golden, 33 Livingston Ave., 848-932-5269, kgolden @masongross.rutgers.edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $14,850 res., $29,578 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition: $17,592 res., $27,792 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 240 music majors, 280 graduate students, 110 faculty. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.
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]/mkim
@njcu-edu. Undergraduate tuition: $5,589.30/sem. res, $10,003.90/sem. non-res. Undergrad-uate degrees: 1,2,11,12. Graduate tuition: $554.10/cr. res., $976.20/cr. non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,9, multiple woodwind. 160 music majors, 40 graduate students, 14 full-time faculty.

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., 973-720-3466, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/1. Undergrad-uate tuition: $12,244 res., $19,458 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,9,11,13, BA in Music, Popular Music. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Graduate tuition $12,244 res., $19,458 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,11,13. 250 music majors, 40 graduate students, 65 faculty, 11,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 24 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.

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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: Cody Spitz, 1500 S. Ave. K, 800-367-3668, [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: BM, BA in Music, BME, MM. Excellent cost-effective tuition; non-resident 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: 505.277.2127, [email protected] Dead­line: 6/15. Tui­tion: $6,664 res., $21,304 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,9, String Pedagogy. Grad. deadline: 7/1 (2/1 for financial aid). Tuition: $5,613 res., $16,488 non-res. Degrees: 1-6, Woodwinds, String Pedagogy, Colla­borative Piano. 300 music majors, 90 grad­. students, 60 faculty, 28,600 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 6 chor.

New York
Adelphi University (Garden City). The Department of Music at Adelphi University prepares young musicians and educators to meet the highest standards of aesthetic expression through rigorous study, thoughtful application, and broad experiences in music. We provide opportunities for all members of our community to engage with music, enriching the cultural life in our region. Contact: Jacquelyn Stearns, 1 South Ave, Performing Arts Center 207, 516-237-8649, 516.877.4286, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $32,340. Degrees: 2,4, Music. 57 music majors, 43 faculty, 5,071 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
music.adelphi.edu

The College of Saint Rose (Albany). BA in Music, BS in Music Education, BS in Music Industry, and minors in Jazz Performance, Liturgical Music for music majors and minors in Music, Music Technology and Music Business for non-music majors. State-of-the-art music facilities with the finest acoustics in rehearsal and performance spaces. NASM and NCATE accredited. Contact: Music Department, 432 Western Avenue, 800-637-8556. Deadline: Early action 12/1, for scholarship consideration 2/1. Tuition: $28,820. Degrees: 2,11, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Graduate tuition: $776/credit. Degrees: 2. 200 music majors, 50 faculty, 4,499 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch. 1 chor.
www.strose.edu/music

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, 585-274-1000, [email protected]  Deadline: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $47,770. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,9, double major. Grad. tuition: $32,780. Graduate degrees: 1,2,4-6,9, Opera, Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music. 550 music majors, 450 graduate students, 120 faculty, 1,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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: $37,956. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4, BA, BMus “Plus.” Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tui­tion: $573/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: Director of Music Admissions, 3322 Whalen Center for Music, 953 Danby Road, 607-274-3366, fax: 607.274.3068, [email protected] Undergraduate dead­line: 2/1. Tuition: $40,658 (1,355 per credit hour). 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: $14,418 ($801 per credit hour). Graduate degrees: 1,2,4,6, Suzuki Pedagogy. 500 music majors, 60 graduate students, 60 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. Contact: Juilliard Admissions, 60 Lincoln Center Plaza, 212-799-5000, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $39,720. Degrees: 1,4-6,9. 350 music majors, 310 grad. music majors, 250 faculty. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 4 orch.

Long Island University, Post School of Music (Brookville). LIU Post provides a conservatory quality education within a liberal arts setting on a 307 acre rural estate only 45 minutes from New York City. Committed to individual attention, music faculty actively work in their fields of expertise to constantly bring new experiences to enrich our students. Music scholarships available. Contact: Lisa Meyer, 720 Northern Blvd., 516-299-2475, 516.299.2884, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Tuition $33,678. Degrees: 1-5,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $1,155/credit. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 65 music majors, 45 graduate students, 58 faculty, 4,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

Manhattan School of Music (New York). Internationally recognized conservatory Manhattan School of Music prepares musicians to be stewards of the great music tradition and catalytic thinkers who will re-imagine the profession. It is a multicultural institution that values all musical idioms and exploits possibilities of live performance and technology to expand the reach of arts. Contact: Christian Cassidy, 120 Claremont Ave., 917-493-4436, [email protected] .edu. Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $42,000. Degrees: 1,4,9,12. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $42,000. Graduate degrees: 1,4,6,9, Accompanying. 390 music majors, 568 graduate students, 265 faculty. 4 bands, 5 jazz bands, 3 orch., 2 chor.

Nazareth College of Rochester, Department of Music (Rochester). Linking the Professional Arts, Liberal Arts, and Fine Arts, the Nazareth College Department of Music offers 5 vibrant music degree programs with internships and experiences going far beyond the classroom. Contact: Nancy Strelau, 4245 East Ave., 585-389-2691, fax: 585.389.2939. Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $30,120. Degrees.: 1-3,5,11. Grad. deadline: rolling. Tuition: $718/credit hour. Degrees: 2,8. 200 music majors, 50 grad. students, 80 faculty, 2,822 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

The New School College of Performing Arts (New York) is home to three highly progressive schools: Jazz, Mannes (Classical Music), and Drama. We nurture individual artists, cultivating fearless risk-takers who value real-world relevance, rigorously pursue excellence, and embrace collaboration. Students become artistic leaders who can make a positive difference in today’s world. Contact: Jonathan Engle, 55 W. 13th St., 6th Floor, 212-229-5150, [email protected] Undergraduate and graduate deadline: 12/1 Mannes, 1/15 Jazz. Undergraduate and graduate degrees: 1,3,4,6,9. 668 music majors, 328 faculty, 6,800 total enrollment.

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New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human De­velopment (New York). Music and Per­forming Arts Professions at NYU Stein­hardt offers 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: $47,750. Degrees: 1-4,9,11-13. Graduate deadline: 1/6. Tuition: $37,304. Degrees: 1-4,8-13. 646 music majors, 300 faculty.
steinhardt.nyu.edu/studymusic2016

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, 280 Central Avenue, 716-673-3151, 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.

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: $6,470 res., $16,320 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1-5,11. Graduate deadline: 5/1. Graduate tuition: $10,870 res., $22,210 non-res. Graduate de­grees: 1,2. 550 music majors, 25 graduate students, 80 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: 2/15. Tuition: $41,794. Degrees: 1,2,4,11,13. B.A. in Music, B.S. in Recording and Allied Entertainment Industries. Graduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $23,292. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,11, Voice Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 35 graduate students, 76 faculty, 20,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 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: $7,117 res., $20,942 non-res. Undergraduate de­grees: 1,2,4,7,8,11,13. Graduate deadline: 11/1, 3/1. Graduate tuition: $4,518 res., $17,060 non-res. Graduate de­grees 1,8, Collaborative Piano. 475 music majors, 55 faculty, 18,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.

East Carolina University (Greenville). The School of Music at East Carolina University has been training students for professional careers in music for more than sixty years. More than two thousand students have gone on to become successful music educators, performers, music therapists, composers and arrangers, music administrators, church musicians, entertainers, conductors, and arts administrators. Contact: Jeffrey Ward, 102 A.J. Fletcher Music Center, 252-328-4281, [email protected] Dead­line: 3/1. Undergrad-uate tuition: $4,157 res., $19,731 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,7-9. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Graduate tuition: $4,434 res., $17,036 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-4,6,7,9. 280 music majors, 40 graduate students, 45 faculty, 27,500 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 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: Jeff Aguiar, PO Box 26170, 336-334-5428, fax: 336.334. 5497, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: Rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $6,442 res., $21,304 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,9,10. Graduate deadline: 12/1. 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, 14,500 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 chor.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem). With select admissions, a robust scholarship program, and 7-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio, we function like a private conservatory within the North Carolina state university system. Offering world-class instruction and an active lineup of distinguished visiting artists, we have a student body ranging from high school students through performing artists certificates. Contact: Sheeler Lawson, 1533 South Main Street, 336-770-3264, [email protected] Tuition: $8,718 res., $24,138 non-res. Degrees: 1,4. Grad. tuition: $10,294 res., $23,401 non-res. Degrees: 1,4,6. 150 music majors, 50 grad. students, 30 faculty, 800 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor.

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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 nine 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: $32,402. Degrees: 1-5,8,10,12. 352 music majors, 72 faculty, 4,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 5 chor.
www.bw.edu/conservatory

Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green) The College of Musical Arts 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 a DMA in Contemporary Music and numerous majors within the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. Contact: Amanda Long 419-372-8577, [email protected] Dead­line: 5/1. Tui­tion: $18,850 res., $26,158 non-res. De­grees: 1,2,4,5,9,13 (minor only). Grad dead­line: 6/1. Tuition: $9,770 res., $15,260 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 400 music majors, 130 grad students, 90 faculty, 20,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 5 chor.
www.bgsu.edu/music

Capital University, Conservatory of Music (Columbus). Our artist faculty want to challenge you, applaud you and inspire you. Through outstanding performance opportunities, internships, meaningful student teaching experiences and numerous master classes, your own artistic potential will be nurtured and celebrated. We do all of this to achieve our goal of transforming your life artistically and creatively so you can be a leader and contributor in your community. Contact: Susanna Mayo, 1 College and Main, 614-236-6101, fax: 614-236-7947, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition $32,630. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,7,9,11-13, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 6/1. Grad. tuition: $500 (per credit). Grad. 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 undergraduate 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. Our world-class faculty includes 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., 216-791-5000, fax: 216.795.3161, admission @ocim.edu. Dead­line: 12/1. Tuition: $45,700. Degrees 1,4,13. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Tui­tion: $45,700. Degrees: 1,4,6. 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. Award-winning faculty includes 12 members of The Cleveland Orchestra. Since 1977, the Department of Music has been an accredited institutional member of NASM. Campus visits encouraged. Contact: Kate Bill, 2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 330, 216-687-5039, fax: 261.687. 9279, [email protected] Deadline: 3/5. 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, Graduate Performance Certificate. 77 faculty, 18,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch. 3 chor.

Kent State University, Hugh A. Glauser School of Music (Kent). The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is one of the most distinguished schools in the Midwest. It offers a wide variety of opportunities for both music majors and nonmajors through our courses and ensembles. Music education is a vital and central part of the School. Contact: Dana Brown, 1325 Theatre Drive, 330-672-9236, fax: 330.672.7837, [email protected] kent.edu. Deadline: ongoing. Tuition: $10,012 res., $18,212 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9,12,13. Graduate deadline: ongoing. Tuition: $7,92 res., $13,392 non-res. Degrees: 1-6. 200 music majors, 300 grad. students, 60 faculty. 5 bands, 1 jazz band, 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, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Tui­tion: $49,928. Degrees: 1,2,4,5,9. Grad. deadline 12/1. Tuition: $48,054. Degrees: 1,2,6. 590 music majors, 15 grad. students, 108 music faculty, 3,200 total enrollment. 1 jazz band, 1 full orch., 1 chamber orch., 1 sinfonietta, 1 contemporary music ensemble, 3 chor., opera, performance, and improvisation ensembles, chamber music.
oberlin.edu/con

Ohio Northern University (Ada). Fully accredited by NASM, ONU Music offers study abroad opportunities, international touring, superb academics, small classes, faculty with connections, and 90-100% placement in a liberal arts setting. ONU ranks 2nd in “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Students, Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers.” Generous scholarships for majors and non-majors. Contact: Rebecca Casey, 525 South Main Street, 419-772-2156, fax: 419:772:2488, [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition: $39,260. Degrees: 1,2, BA in Music with concentrations in Music History/
Literature, Music Theory/Composition, or Applied Studies. 65 music majors, 30 faculty, 3,500 total enrollment. 10 bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

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, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 for early action & scholarships, 2/1 final. Tuition: $10,037 res., $27,365 non-res. Degrees: 1-5,9, BA in Music. Graduate dead­line: 11/30. Tui­tion: $12,748.80 res., $31,292.80 non-res. De­grees: 1-6, Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 150 grad. students, 65 faculty, 50,000 total en­roll. 6 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] Degrees: 1-6,8. 250 music majors, 50 graduate students, 28 faculty. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor. (2014 Data)

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.
www.otterbein.edu

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: $10,159 res., $18,690 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-4,6,9. Graduate deadline: rolling. Graduate tuition: $458.55/credit hour res., $764.43/credit hour non-res. Degrees: 1-4,6,10,13. 300 music majors, 80 grad. students, 62 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]uc.edu. 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. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.

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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: Karen Solarek, 300 College Park - Fitz Hall 475, 937-229-3936, [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $39,090. Degrees: 1,2,4,8,9, BA in Music, BA in Ethnomusicology. 120 music majors, 55 faculty, 8,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 6 chor.

University of Toledo (Toledo) UT offers undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Music Performance including specializations in Jazz, Opera/Voice, and Piano. We also offer graduate degrees in Music Education and Music Performance. Minors are available in Jazz, Instrumental, Voice, Keyboard, Music Theory, Music History and Literature, Music Business and Recording Arts, and Music Technology. Contact: Jason Stumbo, 2801 W. Bancroft St., MS 605, 419-530-5062, fax: 419.530.8439, [email protected] Undergraduate and graduate deadline: 8/22/2016. Undergraduate and graduate degrees: 1,2,9. Undergraduate tuition: $9,242 res., $18,580 non-res. Graduate tuition: $13,164 res., $23,500 non-res. 117 music majors, 38 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 5 jazz bands, 2 orch., 2 chor.

Wright State University (Dayton)



The Wright State University School of Music offers curriculum designed for students wishing to pursue a career in music. A member of NASM, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in several areas, including performance, music education, and music history/literature. Collaborative degrees in Computer Science and Pre-Medicine are also available. Contact: Amy Neace, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., 937-775-2353, 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. Grad­. tui­tion: $12,788 res., $21,724 non-res. Grad­. de­grees: 1,2,5,6. 212 music majors, 35 grad. students, 40 music faculty, 17,995 total enroll. 5 bands, 1 jazz band, 2 orch., 5 chor.
wright.edu/music

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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
(Alva) is a comprehensive public regional university of 2,300 students offering more than 40 undergraduate and master degree programs. Located in Alva, a city situated in scenic Northwest Oklahoma, the university is nationally recognized as an institution that offers quality of academic programs within a student-friendly environment. Contact: Marc Decker, 709 OK-14, 580-327-8191, [email protected] Tuition: $5,167 res., $11,617 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 2,300 total enrollment. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 3 chor.

Oklahoma City University, Wanda L. Bass School of Music (Oklahoma City). Alumni of the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University are hallmarked by a virtuosic versatility that prepares them to collaborate, create and perform across disciplines. The school hosts more than 250 performances and events each year, featuring the talents of students and faculty, touring ensembles, and guest artists.



Featuring top faculty-artists, concerto competitions, and community partners including the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Canterbury Choral Society, Oklahoma Youth Orchestras, and El Sistema Oklahoma. Our Naomi McCasland Burton and James L. Burton Student Travel Award helps underwrite expenses involved with regional, national and international student competitions. 2 orch., 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 5 choirs. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,7,11,12. OCU enrollment: 3,500 Music majors: 367. Faculty: 65. Contact: Kari Barber, Coordinator of Admissions & Student Services, 2501 N. Blackwelder Ave., OKC, OK 73106 405.208.5980; fax 405.208.5971 [email protected] Deadline: 5/1. Tuition $27,276. Grad. deadline: 4/15. Tuition $16,848.
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: George Speed, 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: $196/cr. hr. res., $785/cr. hr. non-res. Degrees: 1,6. 180 music majors, 15 graduate students, 34 faculty, 25,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (Weatherford). Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Music works with you to achieve your personal best. Study with superb musicians committed to your advancement. SWOSU gives you the educational and performance opportunities you need for success. Our Department is one of the region’s largest and finest music schools. Come join us! Contact: Keith Talley, 100 Campus Drive, 580-774-3708, fax: 580.774.3714, [email protected] Tuition: $5,990 res., $9,215 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8,11. 150 music majors. 5 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 Okla-homa’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: Laurie Flewwellin, 100 N. University Drive, 405-974-5749, [email protected] Under-graduate and graduate deadlines: 8/1. Undergraduate tuition: $6,800 res., $14,800 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,12,13, Collaborative Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Vocal Pedagogy. Grad. tuition: $2,869.40 res., $5,929.40 non-res. Grad. degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,12,13, Collaborative Piano, Piano Pedagogy. 290 music majors, 40 graduate students, 63 faculty, 17,000 total enroll. 4 bands, 4 jazz bands, 2 orch., 4 chor.

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Oregon
University of Oregon (Eugene). The University of Oregon School of Music and Dance is grounded in the strength of the traditional canon, and fosters the creation and performance of new work. We welcome risk-takers. Our students and faculty experiment and innovate in a supportive environment. Contact: Sara Spicer, 1225 University of Oregon, 541-346-5268, fax: 541.346.6101, [email protected]
edu. Undergraduate deadline: 1/15. Undergraduate tuition $10,287 res., $32,022 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1-5,9. Grad. deadline 12/10. Graduate tuition $15,761 res., $23,507 non-res. Grad. degrees 1-6,9, Intermedia Music Technology, Piano/Violin/Viola Pedagogy, Collaborative Piano. 240 music majors, 160 graduate students, 76 faculty. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 8 chor.

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: $45,300. Degrees: 1,4,9. 55 music majors, 36 faculty, 3,060 total en­rollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
http://www.willamette.edu/cla/music/auditions/

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: 1/16. Tuition: $49,878. Degrees: 2; BM-Vocal Performance, BA-Perfor-mance, Composition, Cultural/Critical Studies. 50 music majors, 33 faculty, 3,600 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.
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: Colby Carson, 5000 Forbes Ave., 412-268-4118, [email protected] Dead­line: 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $49,610. Under-graduate degrees: 1,2,4, Music & Technol-ogy, BXA Interdisciplinary. Grad­uate deadline: 12/1. Grad. tui­tion: $35,200. De­grees: 1,2,4,13. 164 music ma­jors, 142 grad. students, 95 faculty, 6,309 total school en­roll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 1 chor.
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: 12/14. Tuition: $1,350. 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: Jordan Mroziak, 600 Forbes Ave.,
412-396-5064, [email protected] Dead­line: 5/1. Tuition: $41,216. Degrees: 1,2,8,13, BM with Elective Studies in Business, BA in Music. Graduate deadline: 4/1. Tuition: $1,415/credit. Degrees: 1,2,4,7,13. 250 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: $41,710. Degrees: 1,2,8. 80 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: $49,140. Degrees: 1,2, BA in Music. 76 music majors, 33 faculty, 2,600  total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.gettysburg.edu/music


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Grove City College (Grove City)



Grove City College is a highly ranked, private liberal arts school that offers a rich academic tradition in a Christian environment for half the cost of other schools. The College is committed to faith and freedom and accepts no federal funds. Contact: Jeffrey Tedford, 100 Campus Drive, 724-450-1557, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 and 2/1. Tuition: $15,500. Degrees: 2,7,11,12. 90 music majors, 9 faculty, 2,500 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.gcc.edu

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-grad. deadline: rolling. Undergrad. tuition: $9,470 res., $20,965 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,12. Grad. deadline: rolling. Grad. tuition: $454/credit res., $681/credit non-res. Deg: 1,2,6. 230 music majors, 20 grad. students, 30 faculty, 14,400 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

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 levels in a variety of careers. Contact: Trisha Hocker, 101 N. College Ave, 717-867-6275, fax: 717.867.6390, [email protected] Degrees: 2,13, BA in Music, BA in Music Business. Graduate Degrees: 2. 75 music majors, 20 faculty. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 3 chor.
www.lvc.edu/music

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] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition $31,410. Degrees: 1,2,4,7, with concentrations in music business. Grad. contact: Matt Reitnour, 717-766-5000, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Grad. deadline: 6/15. Grad. tuition: $610/ hour. De­grees: 6. 120 music majors, 65 graduate students, 32 faculty. 2 bands, 4 jazz bands, 3 orch., 5 chor.

Moravian College (Bethlehem) continues its tradition of over 270 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, admis [email protected] Deadline: 3/1. Tuition: $37,251. De­grees: 1,2,4,7. 90 music majors, 60 music faculty, 1,600 total enroll. 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Seton Hill University (Greensburg). Is Music Your Life? It has been part of Seton Hill’s since we awarded our first two degrees – both Bachelors of Music – in 1919. As an accredited member of NASM, we believe in educating students in a rigorous yet supportive environment. Personalized attention, professional experiences and career advising. Contact: Ashley Josay, Seton Hill Drive, 800-826-6234, [email protected] Dead-line: rolling. Tuition: $27,000. Degrees: 1,2,7,8,12, BA in Music. 94 music majors, 33 faculty, 2,400 total enroll. 2 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock) The Slippery Rock University Department of Music is committed to providing learning experiences to meet the current and future needs of today’s student. The department provides an environment for serious study and musical performance as students prepare for successful careers in music education, music therapy, and performance. Contact: Undergraduate admissions, 1 Morrow Way, 800-929-4778, fax: 724.738.2913, asktherock @sru.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $4852.33 for res., $6731.33 with 3.0 for non-res. Degrees: 1,2,8, Letter of Completion in Teaching Music Online. 140 music majors, 24 faculty, 7,587 total enrollment. 4 bands, 5 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove).



Music has been at the heart of Susquehanna since the university was founded more than 150 years ago. With a combination of conservatory-level training and a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, we make multiple paths in music possible. Susquehanna provides small-school advantages as well as big-school opportunities! Contact: Sara Adams, 514 University Ave., 570-372-4309, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $42,040. Degrees: 1,2,4, BA in Music. 100 music majors, 30 faculty, 2,200 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.susqu.edu/music

Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance (Philadelphia)




The Boyer College music programs offer professional training within the context of a modern research university. Students enjoy challenging and diverse curriculums and excellent performing opportunities in Philadelphia, a city with a distinguished history of musical excellence. Contact:  James Short, Presser Hall, 2001 N. 13th Street, 215-204-8938, 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 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: Matt Swingle, 9200 University Blvd., 843-863-7364, [email protected] Deadline 8/1. Undergraduate tuition: $25,500. Degrees: 1,2,7-10. 110 music majors, 25 faculty, 3,500 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. This year the Petrie School adds an innovative degree in Contemporary Music/Media Applications (pending accreditor approval) and certificates in Music Business and Arts Cognition. Contact: Ashley Moreira, 580 E. Main, 864-596-9040, fax: 864.596.9225, [email protected] Deadline: rolling. Undergraduate tuition: $16,900. Undergrad. degrees: 1,2,4,8,12, Contemporary Music/Media Applications, certificates in Music Business and Arts Cognition. Grad. tuition: $390/hr. Grad. degrees: 1,2. 83 music majors, 18 graduate students, 16 faculty, 800 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 orch., 2 chor.

Furman University (Greenville) is a private liberal arts university founded in 1826 and nationally acclaimed for its academic excellence, engaged learning program, sustainability program, Division I athletics, and campus beauty. Students: 2,700 undergraduates from 47 states & 43 countries. Stu­dent/faculty ratio 11:1. 32 music ensembles; 250-280 yearly recitals/concerts. Non-majors welcome. Con­tact: Claire Garst, 3300 Poinsett Hwy., 864-294-2034, [email protected] Deadline: varies; ED, EA, RD. Tuition: $48,000. Deg: 1-4,7, BA in Music. 250 music majors, 51 faculty, 2,700 total enroll. 4 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch, 4 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 [email protected] Undergraduate 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.

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South Dakota
Northern State University (Aberdeen).



The NSU Department of Music offers the BME and BA undergraduate degrees in music at the Aberdeen Main Campus. 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 (currently being remodeled). NSU is a fully accredited institutional member of NASM. Northern’s Master of Music Education program is designed to fit into the busy lives of current music educators. It’s a low-residency, practice-oriented degree program that will advance the knowledge and skills of professional, working music educators. It covers the essentials of research in music education, music theory, performance practices, conducting, pedagogy, and music education management. You can complete this program in two years while retaining your current job. You will take 32 credits’ worth of courses – most online – and finish the program with just one week on the beautiful Northern campus for two summers. [email protected] Undergraduate contact: Boyd Perkins,  1200 South Jay Street, 605-626-2501, fax: 605.626.2263, [email protected] Tuition: $8,340 SD/ND res., $10,222 MN non-res., $12,516 other non-res. Degrees: 2. Grad. contact: Tammy Griffith, 605-626-2558, [email protected] Grad. tuition: $13,800. Degrees: 2. 119 music majors, 17 faculty, 3,667 total enroll. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.northern.edu

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Tennessee
Carson-Newman University (Jefferson City). Our mission is to nurture and challenge students in a Christian environment helping them to reach their potential as educated musicians to serve and lead in church, schools, and community. Contact: Clark Measels, CNU Box 72048, 865-471-3328, [email protected],edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $24,200 12-17 cr. hrs. Degrees: 1,2,3,7. 75 music majors, 10 faculty, 2,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.


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] 2 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 8 chor. (2014 Data)

University of Memphis, Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music (Memphis). Our renowned program offers bachelor’s through doctoral degrees in 29 areas of concentration, with the distinction of being Tennessee’s only doctoral degree granting program in music. In a city as live-music-rich as Memphis, the school is proud to present more performances than any other music organization in the Mid-South. Con­tact: Meagan Fertig, 123 Music Building, 901-678-2541, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $4,451 res., $10,307 non-res. De­grees: 1-6,9,11,13. Grad. deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $5,776 res., $10,656 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 41 faculty. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 2 chor.
memphis.edu/music

University of Tennessee (Knoxville).



Our tight-knit community provides a nurturing environment in which to explore your full potential. World-class instructors give you the personal attention you need to refine your musical skills. Energetic ensembles provide dynamic performance opportunities. Our academic programs will put you on the right path to achieving your goals. Contact: Lori Brown, 1741 Volunteer Blvd., 865-974-6134, [email protected] Deadline: 12/1. Tuition: $11,876 res., $30,326 non-res. Degrees: 1-4,7,9, Applied Music, Music and Culture, Piano Pedagogy. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9, Collaborative Piano, Piano Pedagogy. 300 music majors, 60 faculty, 21,000 total enrollment. 5 bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.
www.music.utk.edu

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. (2014 Data)

Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music (Nashville)



Blair is an all-undergraduate professional music school within a top 15 university, where all students experience conservatory-level training with an exceptional liberal arts core in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and mentoring students with continuing involvement in performance, composition, and/or research. Contact: Thomas Crespo, Director of Admissions, 2400 Blakemore Ave., 615-322-7679, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 and 1/1. Tuition: $43,620. Degrees: 1,2,4. 220 music majors, 130 faculty, 6,800 total enrollment. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor.
blair.vanderbilt.edu

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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 80 countries. Contact: Shelly Claybrook, One Bear Pl. #97408, 254-710-7681, fax: 254.710.1191, Shelly_
[email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $36,360. Undergraduate de­grees: 1-7,9. Graduate tuition: $27,270. Graduate degrees: 1-7,9. 300 music majors, 75 graduate students, 65 faculty, 13,859 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 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: Vicki House, Box 16050, 325-670-1206, [email protected] 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 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, 4400 MLK Blvd., 409-880-8144, fax: 409.880.8143, [email protected]
lamar.edu. Deadline: 2 weeks prior to 1st day. Tuition: $8,750/15 hrs. res.; $7,146/9 hrs. non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4, BA in Music, BA in Arts Music (Music Business), BM in Composition, Performance, Education. Grad. deadline: 2 weeks prior to 1st day. Tuition: $20,500/15hrs. res., $14,300/9 hrs. non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 139 music majors, 14 graduate students, 30 faculty, 15,130 total enroll. 3 bands, 1 jazz band. 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.lamar.edu/music

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, 6100 Main Street, 713-348-4854, fax: 713.348.5317, [email protected] Undergrad. deadline: 12/1. Undergrad. tuition: $41,560. Undergrad. degrees: 1,3,4,5. Graduate deadline: 12/1. Graduate tuition: $26,950. Graduate degrees: 1,4-6, Artist Diploma. 104 music majors, 176 graduate students, 68 faculty, 3,900 total enrollment. 2 orch., 1 chor.

Southern Methodist University (Dallas).   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. Degrees: 1,2,4,8; BA in Music. Grad. deadline: 2/1. Degrees: 1,2,4-7,10, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Theory Pedagogy. 180 music majors, 120 grad. students, 80 faculty, 6,000 total enroll. 1 band, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 3 chor. (2014 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. Grad. deadline: 1st Monday in December. Tuition: $6,701 res., $13,019 non-res. Degrees: 1-6,9. 1,080 music majors, 620 grad. students, 146 faculty, 35,557 total enroll. 6 bands, 15 jazz bands, 3 orch., 7 chor.

University of Texas, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music (Austin). Located in one of our nation’s most musical cities, the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs designed to prepare artists, thinkers, makers and teachers to make profound contributions to the future of music. Contact: Sarah Borshard, 2406 Robert Dedman Dr. Stop E3100, 512-471-0504, fax: 512.475.6788, [email protected] utexas.edu. Undergrad-uate deadline 12/1. Undergraduate tuition: $5,005 res., $35,460 non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1,2,4,9, BA in Music. Graduate deadline 12/1. Graduate tuition: $9,390 res., $17,406 non-res. Grad. degrees: 1-7,9. 360 music majors, 95 faculty, 330 graduate students, 39,523 total enrollment. 6 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 5 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: $7,332/ semester res., $18,528/semester non-res. Degrees: 1,2, Music Technology and Business, BA in Music. 70 music majors, 33 faculty, 10,000 total enrollment. 2 bands, 6 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.uvm.edu/music
 
Virginia
George Mason University (Fairfax). The George Mason University School of Music is an inclusive community – students and faculty, performers and 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. Contact: John Kilkenny, 4400 Uni­versity Drive, msn 3E3, 703-993-1380, [email protected] Deadline: 11/1 (scholarship), 1/15. Tuition: $10,888 res., $31,448 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,9, BA in Music, BA in Music Technology. Graduate deadline: 11/1 (spring), 3/1 (fall). Tuition $9,934 res., $23,466 non-res. Degrees: 1,2,4,6,9,10. 376 music majors, 85 graduate students, 92 faculty. 30,000 total enrollment. 3 bands, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.

Lynchburg College (Lynchburg). Lynchburg College, a small liberal arts college in Central Virginia, blends traditional and online course offerings with service learning, study abroad, and internship opportunities to provide a climate that centers on student learning and individualized instruction. Various musical ensembles and applied lesson offerings provide an array of experiences. Music scholarships available. Contact: Cynthia Ramsey, 1501 Lakeside Drive, 434-544-8445, fax: 434.544.8810, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $34,610 res., $44,345 non-res. Degrees: 1,2. Graduate deadline: rolling. Tuition: $475/cr. hr. Degrees: 6. 27 music majors, 15 graduate students, 24 faculty, 2,600 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch. 3 chor.

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: 2/1. Tuition: $397/credit res., $869/credit non-res. Degrees: 1,2, Piano Pedagogy. 75 music majors, 18 faculty, 4,355 total enrollment. 1 band, 2 jazz bands, 1 orch., 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: Susan Vosler, 4810 Elkhorn Ave., 757-683-4061, fax: 757.683.5056, [email protected] Under-graduate deadline: 12/1 (scholarship), 4/18. Undergraduate tuition: $316/cr. hour res., $874/cr. hour non-res. Undergraduate degrees: 1-5,9,11, Music Minor. Graduate deadline: rolling. Grad. tuition: $464/cr. hour res., $1,160/cr. hour non-res. Grad. degree: 2. 260 music majors, 56 faculty, 22 graduate students, 19,819 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
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: Jean Swartz, 1460 University Drive, 540-665-4580, fax: 540.665.4627, [email protected] Undergraduate deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $29,570. 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., 804-828-1167, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $365/cr. hr.res., $988/cr. hr. 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, [email protected]
pugetsound.edu. 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. (2014 Data)

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.

Marshall University (Huntington). Marshall University School of Music offers a comprehensive education with world-renowned music faculty. Students get real-world opportunities to perform and practice their craft. Located close to several metropolitan areas, the resources available to students are great. Contact: Adam Dalton, 1 John Marshall Drive, 304-696-2345, [email protected] Undergrad-uate and graduate deadline: two weeks prior to term. Undergraduate degrees: 1-3,5,6,9, Multi-Disciplinary Studies. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9. 250 music majors, 25 graduate students, 32 faculty, 13,000 total enrollment. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 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, 304-293-4339, fax: 304.293.7491, [email protected] Undergraduate tuition: $16,932 res., $30,732 non-res. Under-graduate degrees: 1-6,8,9,11. Graduate tuition: $21,606 res., $35,484 non-res. Graduate degrees: 1-6,9,11. 214 music majors, 87 graduate students, 53 faculty. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 4 chor.

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Wisconsin
Carthage College
(Kenosha). Carthage, a four-year, private liberal arts college on the shore of Lake Michigan, combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation so our students uncover and ignite their true potential. Students can audition for more than $300,000 in music scholarships. Contact: Nick Mulvey, 2001 Alford Park Drive, 800-351-4058, [email protected] carthage.edu. Deadline: rolling. Tuition: $38,375. De­grees: 1,2,4,12, Piano Pedagogy. 150 music majors, 40 faculty, 2,600 total enrollment. 3 bands, 1 jazz band, 1 orch., 4 chor.
www.carthage.edu/music

Lawrence University (Appleton)

Lawrence is an undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music, both devoted to engaged learning. With a 9:1 student-faculty ratio and global options for off-campus study, Lawrence is a supportive community of 1,500 students on a residential campus adjacent to downtown Appleton, Wisconsin. Contact: Katie Seidel, 711 E. Boldt Way, 800-227-0982, fax: 920.832. 6782, [email protected] Dead­line: 1/15. Tui­tion: $43,440. Degrees: 1,2,3/4. 337 music majors, 62 faculty, 1,500 total enrollment. 2 bands, 3 jazz bands, 1 orch., 3 chor.
www.lawrence.edu/conservatory

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. Undergraduate contact: Jared Jellison, 608-263-5986, [email protected] Graduate contact: James Doing, Jr., 608-263-3220, [email protected],edu. Under­­grad­uate de­grees: 1,2,4. Graduate de­grees: 1-6. 250 music majors, 150 graduate students, 50 faculty. 4 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 7 chor.

University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh). Where excellence and opportunity meet. We offer a high degree of individual attention with an outstanding, internationally recognized student-centered faculty, excellent facilities, and great performing opportunities. Study music in a comprehensive music program with innovative degrees in performance, music education, music recording, music business, and composition. Contact: Ashley Elmer, 800 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-4224, fax: 920.424.1266, [email protected] Deadline: open. Tui­tion: $9,394 res., $13,181 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., 3 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. (2014 Data) 

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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: Trish Schumacher, 1000 E. University Ave Dept. 3435, 307-766-5242, fax: 307.766.5326, [email protected] Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $4,898 (based on 15 cr. hrs/semester) res., $15,638 (based on 15 cr. hrs/semester) non-res. Degrees: 1,2, BA in Music. Graduate Deadline: 2/1. Tuition: $5,504 (based on 9 cr. hrs/semester) res., $13,802 (based on 9 cr. hrs/semester) non-res. Degrees: 1,2. 127 music majors, 24 graduate students, 24 faculty, 13,929 total enrollment. 3 bands, 3 jazz bands, 2 orch., 6 chor.
 


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