2019-20 GUIDE TO MUSIC SCHOOLS

DePaul University School of Music
DePaul University School of Music
DePaul University
MISSION
For over 100 years, the DePaul University School of Music has been dedicated to excellence in music teaching and performance with a distinguished faculty including members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and prominent music educators, composers, producers, jazz and chamber musicians. Students work in a collaborative, performance-focused environment in the stunning new state-of-the-art Holtschneider Performance Center, collectively presenting more than 300 concerts each year. Fostering not only the next generation of performers, the School of Music also offers a robust musical studies department with majors in composition, music education, performing arts management, and sound recording technology.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
The DePaul University School of Music offers conservatory style, performance-based study within a large university in Chicago, a destination city for world-class arts. Students benefit from individualized study and rehearsal at the highest level among a supportive community of individuals striving to be their best.
LOCATION
804 West Belden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
ADMISSIONS
773-325-7444
Audition Requirements
Audition requirements vary slightly depending upon the degree an applicant is seeking. Specific information on website
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
Career Services provides information and resources for School of Music students and alumni on various music and arts-related career opportunities. Career Services has a variety of different areas including assistance with freelance opportunities; 24-hour online access to opportunities in music and arts administration; career workshops, resume, cover letter, and bio writing assistance; job database for connections to audition and other musical opportunities; online resources for success in all areas of life and an Alumni Sharing Knowledge Network connecting DePaul students and graduates with alumni to explore college and professional transitions, life challenges, and career questions.
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
400 music students
Music Faculty: 30 full time, 125 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Arts Leadership • Brass • Composition • Conducting • Early Music • Jazz Studies & Contemporary Media • Music Education • Music Technology (including production) • Musicology • Organ • Piano • Strings and Harp • Vocal Arts/Opera • Winds and Percussion
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