Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
|Bob Cole Conservatory of Music|
|University Music Center|
|Motto||"Music in the Real World"|
|Parent institution||California State University, Long Beach|
|Location||Long Beach, California, United States|
|Former names||Department of Music|
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music is the school of music at California State University, Long Beach. In March 2008, the music department was renamed the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in honor of an endowment gift of $16.4 million from the estate of Robert "Bob" Cole. Cole, a Long Beach real estate investor, long-time music lover, and amateur pianist, died in 2004. Following its disbursement, the gift will benefit the students of the conservatory in the form of scholarships and other awards.
Areas of study
Undergraduates completing courses of study at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music are awarded the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music; graduate students stand to receive the Master of Arts or Master of Music. The following courses of study are available to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels:
- Franks, Andy (March 10, 2008). "$16.4 million donation sets CSULB record". Daily 49er. Retrieved 3 July 2010.
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