Study strings in a stellar environment

Whether your passion is violin, viola, cello, or double bass, you’ll find the perfect program for you here.

You’ll learn from world-renowned string players alongside peers who share your passion and commitment. You’ll be exposed to a wide variety of musical styles, instruments, and genres. And you’ll perform in beautiful facilities as part of your academic program.

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I was very happy that I went to a school like IU, where I could take many courses outside of the music school. Courses in history, mathematics, fine arts, and language were wonderful supplements to my musical education.

Noah Bendix-Balgley, concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, Jacobs alumnus

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