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The 10 Best Music Schools for Students in the World

Humayun Kabir Dec 03, 2019
You want to study music and wish that your dream comes true this time. It is true that making a decision to study music is not easy, and there is a significant decision to make - How do you know which music school is perfect for you? Check the following list of the 10 best music schools that will help you fulfill your dream.

1. Berklee College of Music, Boston.

Prioritizing always in the idea of studying contemporary music to maintain the continuous evolution of music but without losing the essence. Recently they have launched Berklee Online, where they take degrees as Music Business. Howard Shore is one of the students who have studied at this prestigious university and has won Grammy and Oscar for their work.

2. The Juilliard School, New York.

Only 6.7% of the total number of applications is admitted (of which 90% receive the necessary school aid to cover two-thirds of the degree). Among his alumni with some recognition is Mark Snow, who composed the soundtrack for File X.

3. USC, Los Angeles.

Thornton School of Music University has been already 130 years old, enhancing the cultural environment of Los Angeles with famous students such as DJ and producer Young Guru, Bear McCreary (composer of The Walking Dead). They also have arts, technology and business collaboration project promoted by Dr. Dre.

4. UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Los Angeles.

It includes in its programs more characteristic degrees such as musicology or ethnomusicology, in addition to having students such as Randy Newman or John Williams.

5. Oberlin Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio.

The mix of a liberal arts university with the oldest conservatory in the country, getting deeper into fusion issues of styles such as Bluegrass and Classical.

6. Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia.

With an admission of 4.8%, only one point less than Harvard or Stanford, it is positioned as one of the universities with the greatest difficulty to enter to study, although all your teaching expenses are covered.

7. Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York.

Since the students begin the degree, they are directed towards the job market, paying for the degree through the Institute for Music Leadership.

8. Royal College of Music, London.

Students can enjoy having individual weekly classes with musicians from the London Symphony Orchestra and even various master classes with renowned artists such as Hans Zimmer.

9. Conservatoire de Paris, Paris.

The most classic of the list, not only because it was founded in 1795, but for its approach to learning that was even annoying for Claude Debussy for trying dissonances and not having the approval of the professors of the conservatory.

10. Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.

Although it is more recognized by its actors such as Orlando Bloom, Guildhall is a renowned school for having had renowned musicians and producers such as George Martin, producer of The Beatles.

Final Note

Remember that learning to play any musical instrument or receiving education in any field of music is not a matter of your hobby or a lifestyle. Rather, it is very important that you receive an education that helps you to enter fully into this new stage, of high quality and that meets all that you are looking for.