Even though New York, California and Massachusetts fairly considerably owned the list of 25 very best small colleges, there are a lot of smaller sized prime-tier schools across the country, which includes a single in Texas. MNS takes a 5-day efficiency, recruiting and outreach tour each year in December soon after finals previous destinations include Nashville, Tennessee Charlotte, North Carolina Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio Orlando, Florida (Walt Disney Globe) and Washington, D.C.. Members of MNS also represent Georgia College at the annual Georgia Music Educators Association All-College Chorus.
The Texas Choral Directors Association annually awards scholarships to Texas college or university undergraduate music education or church music majors with 60 credit hours and at least a 3. GPA on a 4. system, and to active TCDA members (3 years of continuous active membership essential) in search of assistance with greater education (graduate college or certification level workshops).
My own college professors have been graduates of USC (even serving under Dmitri Shostakovich when he was in Los Angeles for a time), Cincinnati, Oberlin, Eastman, VanderCook, University of Texas, Peabody, Texas Women’s University and North Texas State, Sam Houston State, University of Oklahoma (Choral Studies), University of Miami, and Berklee.
Over 800 Carleton students per year have also chosen to perform in Choir, Orchestra, Symphony Band, Jazz Ensemble, Chinese Music Ensemble, West African Drum Ensemble, and to study privately in an array of places, such as voice and all instruments common of western art music ensembles, and also folk guitar, mandolin, banjo, sitar, Indian vocal music, African drums and karimba/mbira, jazz, and Chinese musical instruments.
The orchestras incorporated into our Sensible Rank are: The Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Minnesota Orchestra.