Fall 2021 applications

Jacobs School of Music applications for Fall 2021 are now available. Learn more about how to apply to and audition for one of the greatest music schools in the world.

Join us for a virtual info session and tour—available every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 2:00 p.m. ET—to discover more about the many resources you’ll have as a Jacobs student. 

We look forward to assisting you!

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COVID-19 frequently asked questions

While the uncertainty of these days has strengthened our bonds, the answers to many of our questions are still being determined. However, one thing remains clear: we must play an active role in taking care of ourselves and each other.  

View the Fall 2020 social contract and FAQs

Discover a new level of musical excellence

As a student here, you’ll have exceptional educational opportunities, 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 before. Collaboration is the name of the game here—and unwavering support abounds.

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

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1,100+performances per year

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Study with passionate and committed mentors

The more than 170 full-time 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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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 all over the globe. 

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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