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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
206 Gilbreath Hall, 807 University Parkway, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614, USA
PO Box 70661, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-1700, USA
+1 423 439 4645
Bachelor of Arts. Four years. Studies include performance (bluegrass, old time, country music, traditional instruments), songwriting, sound engineering, record production. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Concentrations in performance, jazz studies, music education (with choral and instrumental conducting). Minors in old-time music, Scottish and Irish traditional music (both taken through Department of Appalachian Studies).
The University was founded in 1911 as a teachers’ college. It gained its current name and status in 1963. The music department, an All-Steinway School, is housed in the Mathes Music Building, and is the only four-year institution in the USA with a program in bluegrass and country music, taken through the University's Department of Appalachian Studies. There is an East Tennessee Suzuki Flute Institute offering programs to interested children in the local community. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.