Here you’ll find bonus content to supplement our Best Music Schools 2017 report, including a list of schools mentioned in the article and extra alumni interviews.
Schools Mentioned in Best Music Schools 2017
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Extra Alumni Interviews
Northwestern University: Evan Boyer - “You are giving four years of your life and a small fortune toward framing the rest of your existence—take advantage!”
Ithaca College: Allison Russo - “I use what I learned at Ithaca College on a daily basis.”
Lee University: Phil Nitz - “I learned that you can do your best to anticipate what’s to come, but what really matters is how you react in the moment when challenges arise.”
SUNY Purchase: Rebecca Haviland - “Having the opportunity to be surrounded by so many inspiring works of art really influenced my songwriting.”
Northwestern University: Megan Beugger - “I always thought professional musicians must stand up to harsh critiques, but I discovered I could accomplish much more in a supportive environment.”
Lee University: Christian Williams - “I went to school planning on being a performer and after being there decided that the business side of the music industry is where my strengths are.”
The Hartt School: Katherine Trainer - “Look for a program that gives you real teaching experience from freshman year.”
The Hartt School: Jacqueline Des Rosier - “I didn’t expect my teachers to care so much about my well-being. That sense of family was something I wasn’t expecting to find.”
Frost School UMiami: Evan Goldman - “I expected that my education would teach me everything I needed to know about being a film composer. I’m not sure any academic program on earth can do that.”
Boston Conservatory: Matthew Lowy - “I entered school with an idea of what kind of music I would be writing, and ended up being exposed and influenced by so many other styles.”