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Jazz Guitar

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Jazz Guitar


(This list has not been fully vetted; it is a compilation of counselors' suggestions.  Please research individual programs and see our disclaimer.)




Ball State University (IN) - http://www.bsu.edu/music/


Belmont University (TN) - http://www.belmont.edu/music/


Berklee (MA) - http://berklee.edu/


California Inst. of the Arts (CA) - http://www.calarts.edu/


College of Santa Fe (NM) - http://www.csf.edu/academics/contemporary_music/program


Columbia College (Chicago, IL) – http://music.colum.edu/


Five Towns College (NY) - http://www.ftc.edu/Academics/aca_jazz.php


Full Sail (FL) - http://www.fullsail.com/


Jacksonville University (FL) - http://www.ju.edu/future/majors/music_ricci.aspx


Lawrence University (via their Conservatory of Music) offers a Bachelor of Music degree with a major in classical guitar performance.

    LU also has a jazz guitar professor and extensive jazz & improvisational music department lead by Fred Sturm


    Audition info: http://www.lawrence.edu/admissions/apply/audition.shtml


Manhattan School of Music (NY)


Michigan State University


Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, TN)


Musicians Institute (LA, CA) (for a student who doesn’t want a college experience)


New England Conservatory


New School (NY)


New York University


Purchase College’s (State University of New York) Conservatory of Music

    Admissions site: http://www.purchase.edu/departments/admissions/

    Music Dept. site:  http://www.purchase.edu/Departments/Admissions/areasofstudy/music.aspx


Shenandoah University


SUNY Albany


SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music (NY) -  http://www.potsdam.edu/CRANE/


University of the Arts (PA)


UCLA’s Herb Alpert School (CA) - http://www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu/index.php


University of Georgia School of Music (GA) - http://www.music.uga.edu/

(The Guitar professor's name is John Sutherland and you can access a bio here: http://www.music.uga.edu/areas/view_person.php?id=3Djohnsuth)


University of Memphis (TN)


University of Miami (FL)


University of New Orleans (LA)


University of North Texas (TX) – http://www.jazz.unt.edu/


University of Southern California (CA)


University of Wisconsin (WI)


Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music (TN)


(This list initially compiled by Nikki Magaziner at St. Albans in December, 2007.)


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