Florida State University College of Music
The Florida State University College of Music, located in Tallahassee, Florida, is one of sixteen colleges comprising Florida State University. The college houses two Grammy winners, a former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, a former leading tenor of the Metropolitan Opera, and the world's leading scholar in music therapy. As the third-largest music program in higher education, the college's comprehensive curricula embrace all traditional areas of music and world music study from the baccalaureate to the doctoral level.
In its most recent survey of music programs, U.S. News & World Report ranked quality of the College of Music 12th in the nation and fifth among programs at public universities. The opera program in the College of Music ranks fifth in the nation and third among programs at public universities according to the same report.[failed verification]