While I appreciate your research and useful information on these programs, the notion of assigning them rankings implying that there is a universal quantifiable standard against which all music programs can be measured is not only absurd, but contributing to the unnecessarily competitive and cut throat nature of the music world. The JLC offers more services than any other collegiate program for students with learning disabilities in the nation. They have opera performances and the students get to conduct performances. Many scholarships are need and ability based, so you can get low income scholarships and money for being good at what you play! Physical facilities at WSU include the beautiful, renovated Kimbrough Music Building containing an extensive music listening library, professional quality recording and electronic music studio, a concert hall, large ensemble rehearsal rooms, practice rooms and classrooms.
What about people who majored in performance and went into teaching music?
Music Schools & Colleges in Washington
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy inMercyhurst University is a Catholic liberal arts institution. I am sure there are millions of people, perhaps billions who are making a living in jobs that they did not directly major in. Outside of clarinet and contemporary music, MSM is an incredibly impressive music school, hosting distinguished strings, woodwind, piano, percussion, and composition faculties of the highest distinction. Can you recommend a school and major that will allow me to continue my vocal training all while teaching me about the studio? Kalayanaraman, who himself was the disciple of the maestro G.