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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
3014 Music Building, 1114 West Nevada Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Concentrations in musicology, composition, theory, music technology. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Studies in performance (classical, jazz, opera, early music), musicology, composition/theory. Bachelor of Musical Arts in Lyric Theatre. Four years. Studies in dance, theatre, music. Bachelor of Music Education. Four years. Includes choral and instrumental conducting, music technology. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Music. Four years.
Master of Music. In performance, jazz performance, choral music, band and orchestral conducting, composition, theory, musicology, piano pedagogy, vocal coaching and accompanying. Master of Music Education. Doctor of Musical Arts. Doctor of Philosophy.
Artist Diploma. For advanced performance.
This state-supported university, consistently ranked among the strongest professional music schools in the USA, is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system. The university has campuses in Chicago, Urbana-Champaign and Springfield. The School of Music occupies several buildings around the campus. Current enrolment is around 700 students majoring in music education, composition/theory, musicology and performance. Facilities include a number of fine performance spaces. More than 1,300 concerts, recitals and special presentations are given annually both on and off campus. The School of Music houses the Robert E Brown Center for World Music. It organises a Computer Music Project, and has well-equipped experimental music studios and a jazz computer learning centre. The library holds renaissance archives, a hymn-tune index and the John Philip Sousa collection. It has the third largest public music library in North America. The Council of Research in Music Education issues a regular bulletin and is hosted by the School of Music. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.