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Juilliard School

Juilliard School

Juilliard School

The Juilliard School, located at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, United States, is a performing arts conservatory. It is informally identified as simply “Juilliard,” and trains about 800 undergraduate and graduate students in dance, drama, and music. Juilliard is one of the most prestigious performing arts conservatories in the world.
In 2007, the school received 2,138 applications for admission, of which 162 were admitted for a 7.58% acceptance rate.  In the fall semester of 2009, the school had an 8.0% acceptance rate.

The Pre-College Division teaches students enrolled in elementary, junior high, and high school. The Pre-College Division is held on every Saturday from September to May in The Juilliard Building at Lincoln Center.

All students study solfege and music theory in addition to their primary instrument. Vocal majors also must study diction and performance. Similarly, pianists must study piano performance. String, brass and woodwind players as well as percussionists also partake in orchestra. The Pre-College has two orchestras, the Pre-College Symphony (PCS) and the Pre-College Orchestra (PCO). Placement is by age. Students may elect to study conducting, chorus, and chamber music.
The Pre-College Division began as the “Preparatory Department” within the Institute for Musical Art. It is now called the Pre-College Division, with Olegna Fuschi as its first Director. The Fuschi/Mennin partnership allowed the Pre-College Division to thrive, affording its graduates training at the highest artistic level (with many of the same teachers as the college division), as well as their own commencement ceremony and diplomas. Following Fuschi, directors of Juilliard’s Pre-College Division included Linda Granito and composer Dr. Andrew Thomas. The current Artistic Director of Juilliard’s Pre-College Division is pianist Yoheved Kaplinsky.

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Juilliard School Divisions

Dance Division
Programs of Study
Curriculum Outline
Course Descriptions
Performance Activities
Faculty
Drama Division
Programs of Study
Actor Training
Playwrights Program
Curriculum Outline
Course Descriptions
Performance Activities
Faculty
Meet the 4th-Year Class
Music Division
Programs of Study
Curriculum Outlines
Course Descriptions
Performance Activities
Chamber Music
Jazz
Historical Performance
Orchestras
Resident Ensembles
Vocal and Choral
Jazz Studies
Vocal Arts/Opera
Historical Performance Program
Music Technology
Faculty
Interdivisional Liberal Arts
Course Descriptions
Academic Calendar
Student Life
Residence Life
Health & Counseling Services
International Students
Understanding Your Student Visa
Keep Your Status Legal
Visa / Immigration Nuts & Bolts
U.S. Social Security Number
Work Eligibility
Terminology Glossary
English Resource Center
Useful Resources
Career Services
Career Planning Services
Hire Juilliard Performers
Listening Room
Private Teacher Directory
Juilliard Job Bank (password
required)
Special Academic Opportunities
Barnard-Columbia Cross-
Registration
Scholastic Distinction
Independent Study in the Liberal
Arts
Accelerated B.M./M.M. Program

Juilliard School Tuition and Fees

The estimated budget for a Juilliard student for the nine-month academic year 2010-11 is calculated as follows:

Tuition $32,180
Room and Board (residence hall and meal plan)
Double Room 12,280
Single Room 15,330
Subtotals
Double Room 44,460
Single Room 47,510
Books, Supplies, Personal Expenses 4,210
Totals
Double Room $48,670
Single Room $51,720

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