Discover a new level of musical excellence

As a Jacobs student, you’ll have exceptional educational opportunities. You will learn from internationally renowned faculty, study in cutting-edge facilities, and have a broad range of performance opportunities.

You’ll also become part of a musical community unlike anything you’ve experienced. Collaboration is the name of the game here, with support for your growth and progress.

At the Jacobs School of Music, you’re free to unleash your creativity and encouraged to smash through limits you’ve placed on yourself. Join us and find out how amazing you can become.

Photos above of Ballet Professor Kyra Nichols with students and Guest Conductor Fawzi Haimor with Jacobs students in October, 2022

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7:1student-to-faculty ratio

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1,100+performances per year

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Work with passionate and committed mentors

The more than 210 faculty members in residence here include internationally celebrated performers and teachers who are dedicated to inspiring and mentoring the next generation of music and dance leaders who will further shape the cultural life of our nation.

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Faculty working with a pianist and flutist.

Join an alumni network 16,000+ strong

After you graduate, you’ll become one of our more than 16,000 alumni working as musicians, dancers, and scholars around the world.

Wherever you go, chances are there will be a Jacob School of Music alum there ready to greet and support you.

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