George Mason

George Mason University

Today, we are the largest public research university in Virginia with four campuses in Virginia and one in Songdo, Korea. We have grown to more than 37,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Our commitment to serving our students, community and the world is having a measurable impact.
But let’s take a moment to step back, take a breath, and highlight some of the defining events in Mason’s history.

Christopher Newport University

Christopher Newport University

At Christopher Newport University we care about minds and hearts. Our primary purpose is to form good citizens and leaders. We believe real success is a life well lived. We want our students to choose to live lives of meaning and consequence and purpose. We call that a life of significance. Because we care about minds, our curriculum is based on the liberal arts and sciences. We emphasize the study of leadership and have developed a nationally respected President’s Leadership Program. Our core curriculum is rigorous, cited by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni as the strongest core curriculum of any public college or university in America.
Areas of Study  
   
Bachelor of music The primary emphasis is on developing the skills and knowledge to function as a teacher, performer or composer. Areas of concentration include choral and instrumental pre-certification, composition, and performance.
Bachelor of arts Provides fundamental knowledge of written and aural skills, the history and development of music, and performance. The concentration in music studies serves students seeking a broad program of general education rather than intense specialization in the undergraduate years
Composition  
Creative Studies  
Music Studies  
Performance  
Pre-Certification – Music Education  
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Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

The Aaron Copland School of Music (ACSM) is located in Flushing, New York. The School of Music is part of Queens College, of the leading senior college in the City University of New York. Queens College is a liberal Arts college, boasting excellent programs in many areas, and the School of Music is the jewel in the crown. ACSM offers three different types of music undergraduate degrees; general music (BA), Performance (B.Mus), and Music Education (B.Mus/Ed). All our undergraduate students go through rigorous academic courses in theory, history, ear-training, sight-singing and performance. All students in all undergraduate programs take private lessons as part of their degree requirements.

Our newly renovated music building provides our students with a welcoming atrium, Steinway pianos in all practice rooms, a music library which has more than 35,000 scores, 30,000 books and 20,000 recordings, and an award-winning LeFrak Concert Hall, celebrated for its acoustics and the Maynard-Walker Memorial organ. ACSM produces over 300 concerts a year including recitals, orchestra, choir, ensembles, new music, early music concerts, and opera productions.

ACSM offers a first-class curriculum, renowned faculty, and an extraordinary facility, at an extremely affordable tuition (full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition is currently $5,130, plus fees for a full year of study.) Students at the Copland School of Music get a world class education at the center of the cultural universe for an impressively affordable tuition. In addition, many of our students qualify for financial aid, and we have merit scholarships available up to the full cost of tuition.