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Take the first step toward your goal

Whether your goal is to become a teacher educating the next generation, taking center stage, making concertmaster, or completing groundbreaking research, we will help you get there!

You’ll study one-on-one with some of the musical world’s top artists, scholars, and pedagogues. Perform in some of the best venues in the nation. And get a well-rounded education that will prepare you for success wherever you go.

Updates on Fall 2020: What you need to know

Indiana University is actively responding to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in support of the well-being of students, faculty, and staff.

Please stay tuned for an announcement from the Jacobs School of Music regarding policies on ensembles and performances, instruction, facilities access, and more. 

And learn in an environment that inspires awe

Steve Jobs opera performance.
Students using the William and Gayle Cook Music Library.
Students recording in the Georgina Joshi Recording Arts Studio.

Whether you’re looking for a place to study, a studio to record in, or a stage to perform on, you’ll find only the best here.

We are home to the academic world’s largest music library, 170 practice rooms, and four performance halls—including the Musical Arts Center, which has the second-largest stage in the country.

And that’s just the beginning.

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70+degree programs

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9:1student-to-faculty ratio

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