Without music world would be sadder place. For centuries it has been a part of people’s existence and rituals. To deal with it you need talent, to turn it into your life path, you need also education. Every year hundreds of young people apply in the most prestigious and quality music schools in USA. And here are the top 5 of them:
- Jacobs School of Music
It is a part of the Indiana University. Jacobs School is famous as the best school to learn music in. It doesn’t only offer classes in playing instruments but also in composition; conducting; music librarianship; percussion and vocal performance. Every year about 1,600 students attend the classes in Jacobs and have the opportunity to be part of its operatic productions (six per every school year). The attendee here pay high fees to study in such institution but the school awards yearly $5 million in scholarships and $280 million in federal funding and loans. If you are a musician of any kind you’ll have the chance to work with some of the 13 choirs; 8 wind bands; ensemble for contemporary music and 7 symphonic orchestras.
- Curtis Institute of Music
Being free doesn’t mean being available; CIM is one of the most selective schools in the world – less than one of 20 gets in. Curtis Institute keeps the tradition of free education since 1924 when the school was established. Its prestige stands on the number of famous musicians that acquired their education in the conservatory.
- Juilliard School
This is a name that creates an image – from prizewinning students to excellent worldwide famous faculty – everything in Juilliard glows. Only 8% of the applicants get to cross the gates of the education in that school.
- School of Music, Theater, and Dance
This is a state-sponsored college with emphasis on classical saxophone programs and musical theater. It is part of the University of Michigan and among its alumni you can spot Madonna and Iggy Pop. After the graduation here students can go to professional symphony or Broadway with advantage.
- Yale School of Music
This free college is for graduate students only. Its alumni are scattered all over the world in all possible positions connected t music.