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If making or teaching music is in your DNA, explore the caliber and camaraderie of our internationally recognized programs. With conservatory-style training grounded in a liberal arts setting, our graduates teach elementary to college levels all over the world, explore music in new ways—from the business of sound technology to the history of race in classical music, and perform at places like Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.

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Tom Everett ’66, MS ’69
Tom Everett
Music Education
Before he was “Harvard’s Music Man,” music education major Tom Everett discovered his passion for jazz and the bass trombone in IC’s School of Music.
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Naya Griles
Naya Griles
Performance and Music Education
Naya Griles and the IC African Drumming and Dance Ensemble score big during halftime at Cortaca.
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Steven Banks
Steven Banks
Assistant Professor of Performance Studies
Sweet sound of success: Steven Banks is first saxophonist to win prestigious international music award.
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