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The answer is b. UNT's College of Music was named one of the nation's best music programs in "Schools that Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide," which was released in July.

The 322-page paperback features entries on more than 100 colleges and universities and the 50 coolest college towns. Described as "the definitive guide for college-bound music fans," the book identifies the highest ranked music programs and the best nearby performance venues, record stores, radio stations and music festivals.

The book notes UNT's unique offerings, including the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI), geared toward the creation and research of electroacoustic music; the Texas Center for Music and Medicine, focusing on the study, treatment and prevention of music-related medical problems; and the MoUNTain Music Institute, offering students a chance to perform each summer in the beautiful outdoor setting and lively music scene of Crested Butte, Col.

The book also recognizes UNT's wide range of music degree programs, including composition studies, jazz studies, music education, music history, music theory, performance and ethnomusicology.

To learn about awesome College of Music events, visit their online calendar at www.music.unt.edu/events/index.shtml.