Cross Country Index
Berklee College of Music
Profile: Emphasis on contemporary music with an eye towards the music industry. Furnished with state of the art equipment.
Programs: Technical Recording, Production, Instrument Instruction, Performance, and Music Business.
1140 Boylston Ave
Boston, MA 02215
Contact: Rena Ware
Indiana State University Music Department
Center for Performing and Fine Arts
Profile: Large Staff of 34 teachers and scholars. Bachelor and Masters degrees offered.
Programs: Technical Recording, Production, Instrument Instruction, Music Business, Performance, and Education.
7th and Chestnut St.
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Contact: Dr. James O' Donnell
University of North Texas
Profile: Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI). Sponsors computer music and electro acoustic workshops. Noted percussion and jazz school. Bachelor and Masters degrees offered.
Programs: Performance, Education, Composition, Oldest Jazz Program in the U.S., Postproduction studies, and on campus high tech lab.
P.O. Box 305040
Denton, TX 76203
University of Miami School of Music
Profile: Strong jazz program. State of the art engineering program.
Programs: Technical Recording, Production, Instrument Instruction, and Music Business.
P.O. Box 248165
Coral Gables, FL 33124
New England Conservatory
Profile: Very competitive and prestigious school. Strong jazz and experimental music programs.
Programs: Instrument Instruction
290 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
www.newenglandconservatory.edu Contact: Admissions
Profile: Contemporary music, technology, and creativity focus.
Programs: Technical Recording, Production, Instrument Instruction, Music Business, and Songwriting.
1655 N. McCadden Place
Hollywood, CA 90028
Contact: admission (x771)
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia School of Music
Profile: Noted for Sound Recording Technology Program.
Programs: Performance, Education, Composition, Sound Recording Technology.
Fredonia, NY 14063
Contact: Music Dept.
University of New Orleans Music Department
Profile: Strong jazz studies program headed by Ellis Marsalis.
Programs: Performance and Education with concentrations in Music Theory, Composition, Jazz Performance, and Music History.
New Orleans, LA 70148
Manhattan School of Music
Profile: Faculty includes many jazz performers and recording artists
Programs: Instrument Instruction, Jazz Performance, and Composition
120 Claremont Ave
New York, NY 10027
Contact: Lee Cioppa
Los Angeles Music Academy
Profile: All style of music. Small school makes for large amount of individual attention.
Programs: Instrument Instruction, and Music Business.
370 S. Fair Oaks
Pasadena, CA 91105
Contact: Guada Reyes
California Institute of the Arts
Profile: Emphasis on creativity, strong ethnic music program.
Programs: Technical Recording, Production, Instrument Instruction, Jazz, Voice, and Composition.
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
Contact: David Rosenbloom
Northwestern University School of Music
Profile: Strong jazz studies program
Programs: Instrument Instruction, Theory and Composition.
711 Elgin Rd.
Evanston, IL 60208
Indiana University School of Music
Profile: Large school with many noted departments, contemporary as well as jazz and classical.
Programs: Performance, Composition, Jazz Studies, Audio Recording, String Instrument Technology, Musicology, and Music Theory.
Bloomington, IN 47505
Contact: Music Admissions
Profile: Started as drummers collective, now includes bass collective, jazz study center, and world rhythm center.
Programs: Instrument Instruction from beginners through advanced.
541 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011
William Patterson University Dept. of Music
Profile: Offers Masters in Jazz studies, strong contemporary programs
Programs: Classical Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Education, Music Management, Sound Engineering, and Musical Studies.
300 Pompton Rd.
Wayne, NJ 07470
University of California at Los Angeles
Profile: Full liberal arts education combined with music conservatory experience. Jazz legend Kenny Burrell heads Jazz Studies program
Program: Instrument instruction, performance, jazz studies
P.O. Box 951616
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Contact: Alfred Bradley
National Guitar Workshop
Profile: Contemporary orientated with classes in rock, blues, classical jazz, and acoustic guitar. Classes are available for students of all ages and abilities.
Program: Instrument instruction for over 1,700 students at eight campuses across North America. Emphasis on guitar instruction, though some courses are offered in drums and keyboards.
P.O. Box 222
Lakeside, CT 06758
Old Town School of Folk Music
Profile: Opened in 1957, The Old Town School of Folk Music currently has over 5,000 students. Classes are open to students of all ages and abilities, in group or private classes.
Program: Instrument instruction ranging from guitar to fiddle to African drumming, as well as Latin dance, art and theater instruction.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625