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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, LOUISVILLE School of Music

Country:

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

State:

KENTUCKY

City:

LOUISVILLE


Street Address:

Belknap Campus, 2301 South 3rd Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40292, USA

Fax:

+1 502 852 0520


Program:

Undergraduate programs

Details:

Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Includes performance. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Emphases in performance (classical, jazz), jazz studies, piano pedagogy, choral and instrumental conducting, composition, music history, music therapy. Bachelor of Music Education. Four years. Includes choral and instrumental conducting, music technology


Program:

Graduate programs

Details:

Master of Music. In performance, conducting (choral, wind, orchestral), musicology, composition, theory, piano pedagogy. Master of Music Education. Master of Arts in Teaching. Doctor of Philosophy.


Institution Notes:

A state-supported university which can trace its history back to 1798. The School of Music was opened in 1932. It sponsors the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, the most valuable and prestigious international composition prize in the world. Past winners include such composers as Łutosławski, Ligeti, Penderecki, Takemitsu, John Adams, Simon Bainbridge and Harrison Birtwistle. The University is home to the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program. Facilities include state-of-the-art computer music studios available to students across the university to engage in such activities as audio synthesis, digital signal processing and audio recording and post-production. The library houses the Grawemeyer Collection of New Music, with almost 5,000 scores and recordings of works composed during the last two decades. It also has a large collection of Italian scores of the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The School of Music has strong associations with music organisations in the community, including the Louisville Orchestra, the Kentucky Opera and the Louisville Ballet. The Community Music Program offers instruction in performance, Suzuki strings and piano as well as a pre-college dance program to children and interested adults. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.


Last Updated:

June 2020