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A renowned music school at one of the largest universities in Tennessee.

Located in the heart of music-rich Memphis, Tennessee, The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music provides the best of both worlds: personal instruction in music from accomplished artist-scholars, and all the benefits of a large, world-class university. With an international reputation for excellence, we have always attracted top talent. Our renowned music program offers bachelor's through doctoral degrees in 29 areas of concentration. As Tennessee's only doctoral degree granting program in music, we are setting the tone for creativity and excellence.

We are a comprehensive music school, known for our diversity and dedication to our role as a cultural and intellectual resource for the university, the city, and the wider musical world. We present more performances than any other music organization in the Mid-South. Our teaching and research are deeply devoted to the preservation and growth of music as an art, a craft, a profession, and a treasury of human wisdom.

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What's Happening Now

cosiDon't miss Mozart's fabulous Così fan tutte December 1st and 3rd at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. The opera is a sparkling romp through romance, betrayal, heartbreak and reconciliation as two innocent sisters are put to the test when their boyfriends bet on their fidelity. Order tickets now at memphis.edu/operatix.



holidayJoin us for our annual Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 6 at 12:35 in Harris Concert Hall. The program will feature student ensembles performing the songs of the season that you love and some you may have never heard before. Get in the spririt and start the holidays with the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music.



2018 Music Admissions Application Is Now Live!
The 2018 School of Music Audition Days are - December 2, 2017; February 3, 17 and 24, 2018
APPLY NOW  for spring 2018 entry or fall 2018 music admission!

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