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 29 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.
music speaks here
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 University of Memphis' student-run record label, Blue TOM, is presenting their annual fall music festival, This is Memphis, on October 11, 2015. The event will feature just a few of the many talented artists that attend the U of M, including Ben Callicott, Mary Owens, Drew Erwin, and the Bluff City Soul Collective. Sunday, October 11, 2015, 7:00 pm; Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave.; free admission.
Octubafest at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is October 19 and 20, 2015. Come
hear University of Memphis students, faculty, and guest artists perform virtuosic
music three octaves down on both the euphonium and tuba. The Octubafest concert series
at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is the perfect time to get to know these instruments.
The performances will entertain you with the mellow sounds of October.
We've added a new section on our website just for alumni! http://www.memphis.edu/music/alumni/index.php. If you attended the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music, please visit the section to update your profile and see what's happening with other alumni.
Read the latest version of The Bluenote, the School of Music newsletter.