Music Education at Vanderbilt
A Bachelors and Masters Degree from Vanderbilt in Five Years...
Performance opportunities equivalent to those of a performance major - same amount of lessons, recitals, and attention.
World-class musicians as classroom, ensemble, and private instructors
Applied instruction on primary and secondary instruments - to prepare you for the ever-changing world of music education
Choral and instrumental conducting with considerable focus on methods and appropriate literature
...with a liberal arts focus
Vanderbilt's core of liberal arts education allows for maximum flexibility and growth
Study abroad possibilities in the Junior year
Intense academic study in a thriving, vibrant city
Experience every different kind of educational environment - urban, public, charter, parochial, private
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Peabody College of Education and Human Development
Multiple outside practical experiences and student teaching assignments
Graduates are immediately certified to teach in Tennessee and have reciprocity agreements in 40 additional states
Financial aid and merit scholarship opportunities available for all five years of the program
Integration and practical experience with a strong set of precollege ensembles. Instead of simulated classrooms, you get the experience of observing and teaching children in an ideal educational environment. Our precollege integration features assistantship opportunities with four youth orchestras, and a children’s chorus program encompassing six different choirs serving every grade level
Undergraduate-only experience, allowing for ample classroom experience leading to internship
Blair's student-to-faculty ratio is 4:1
Blair Graduates from the MA5 Program...
- hold teaching positions at elementary and secondary schools, as well as universities
- pursue Ph.D. and other doctoral studies at prestigious universities
- hold administrative positions in arts organizations throughout the country