A renowned music school at one of the largest universities in Tennessee.
When you come to the School of Music at the UofM in Memphis, TN, you get the best of both worlds. You will learn, grow and receive personal attention from accomplished artist-scholars, but also have the benefits of being part of a large, world class-university. Our renowned program offers bachelor's through doctoral degrees in 30 areas of concentration, with the distinction of being Tennessee's only doctoral degree granting program in music. In a city as live-music-rich as Memphis, the music school is proud to present more performances than any other music organization in the Mid-South. We are setting the tone for creativity and excellence in music.
Every day we capitalize on the music innovation heritage of Memphis, TN. The School of Music has always attracted top talent and continues to cement our international reputation for excellence. The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis is a comprehensive 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. In our teaching and research, we are deeply devoted to the preservation and growth of music as an art, as a craft, as a profession, and as a treasury of human wisdom.
What's Happening Now
The Ceruti Quartet, ensemble-in-residence at the UofM Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, has announced it will perform the complete Beethoven string quartets in a series of six concerts over three years. Concerts International is presenting the first concert in the series, featuring Op. 127, Op. 18 No. 1, and Op. 59, No. 3, will be performed October 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Harris Concert Hall. Admission for the event is free. For complimentary tickets call Concerts International at (901) 527-3067.
You are invited to our "Out to Lunch Concert" on October 26 at 12:35 pm in Harris Concert Hall. This delightful hour of live music will be performed by the highly trained students of our school. The program will present a full menu of music including soloists and small ensembles. Admission is free, so why not try something different for lunch this week? Bring your lunch and join us. Call 678-2541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This Halloween, experience the horror story that started it all. As the classic 1931 film Frankenstein plays, the University of Memphis Wind Ensemble performs the music live and up close at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. The performance is Monday, October 31 at 7:30 pm in the Michael D. Rose Theater on the UofM campus. Admission is free, but you must make a reservation at 901-678-2263.
The University of Memphis Honor Choir will be January 26-27, 2017. The event will feature Dr. Julie Yu, guest conductor, and Daniel Elder, composer-in-residence. Register here.
We are looking forward to the March 16 performance by "Roomful of Teeth," a GRAMMY-winning vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from singing traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble continually expands its vocabulary of singing techniques. Learn more about them here.
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