Rivers of Rhythm

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Belmont University

National Museum of African American Music

Ranked in the Top 10 in the Regional Universities South category and named as a "Most Innovative" university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University was founded in 1890 in Nashville, TN. The University is home to more than 8,300 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. With more than 90 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. 

Belmont also offers the unique opportunity to study music in the heart of Music City and at the top of historic Music Row.

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, established in 2003 to provide educational programs of study for future entertainment industry professionals, offers six areas of study: Music Business, Audio Engineering Technology, Entertainment Industry Studies, Songwriting, Motion Pictures, and Media Studies. The college boasts an impressive faculty of academic scholars and authors, entrepreneurs, songwriters, producers, and sound and recording engineers.  A world leader in music business and entertainment industry education, and the only freestanding college of its kind accredited for both business (AACSB) and technology (ABET), the Curb College has been featured in Billboard, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone, MIX and Business Week.

Belmont's School of Music features world-class instructors, a wide variety of degrees and state-of-the-art studio resources that place it among the best music schools in the country. The School of Music is a comprehensive program offering a Bachelor of Music in Church Music, Commercial Music, Composition, Music Education, Musical Theatre, Music Therapy, Performance, Piano Pedagogy and Theory. A Master of Music Degree is available in the areas of Church Music, Commercial Music, Composition, Music Education, Pedagogy (keyboard, instrumental, vocal), or Performance (keyboard, instrumental, vocal). The School of Music is a distinguished All-Steinway School.

Talented Students, Passionate Faculty and World-Class Facilities

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Belmont University is a student-centered Christian community providing an academically challenging education that empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world with disciplined intelligence, compassion, courage and faith.

Contact Belmont by calling 615-460-6785 to discuss admissions or schedule a visit.