United States, New York

Established in 1905, Juilliard School is a private performing arts conservatory in New York City. The school trains about 850 undergraduate and graduate students in dance, drama, and music. It admits both degree program seekers and pre-college division students. Admission to the Juilliard School is highly competitive with an acceptance rate as low as 6-7%. Available degrees are Bachelor of Music or Diploma, Master of music or graduate diploma, artist diploma, and doctor of musical arts. Academic majors are brass, collaborative piano, composition, guitar, harp, historical performance, jazz studies, orchestral conducting, percussion, strings, and woodwinds. All students study solfège and music theory in addition to their primary instrument.  

Campus Life

Juilliard has developed an extensive network of services to ensure the health and well-being of its students and to nurture heir artistic, intellectual, and personal growth. The Music Technology Center at the Juilliard School, created in 1993 provides students with the opportunity to use digital technology in the creation and performance of new music. The Juilliard Electric Ensemble uses interactive technology to expand the range of the instruments, control audio and visual elements with electronic tools, shape video and projection design in real time by moving through a virtual field, and interact with artists and computers around the world via the web.  

Noted Alumni

Among the alumnus choreographers, Robert Battles, Phoebe Cates, Lar Lubovitvh, Rina Schenfeld, Lea Ved; among the music composers and instrument artists, Bruce Adolphe, John Aler, Jenny Oaks Baker, Enrique Batiz, Ronald Braunstein, Steven Bryant, Kevin Burdette, and many other incredible talents.