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.
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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
For the first time in Memphis history, the leading music arts organizations in the city are joining with the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis to present a preview of the upcoming classical concert season. The School is partnering with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, IRIS, Concerts International, and the Chamber Music Society of Memphis to present Opening Night at the Scheidt. September 28, 7:30 pm, Harris Concert Hall. Free, but you must make a reservation. 901-678-2541.
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, 7:30 pm; Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave.; free admission.
The second annual clarinet day (Saturday, September 12) will feature performances and master classes by Burt Hara from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Robyn Jones, Andre Dyachenko, and Dan Friberg. All levels of clarinet players are invited to attend. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/memphisclarinet?fref=nf. Register now at http://bchws.com/forms/view.php?id=13161.