See the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Re-opening Plans For Fall 2020 here. Check this page frequently for updates.

Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Covid-19 Resources for faculty click here.

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. 



all westThe Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will hold Zoom sessions covering All West Excerpts for area strings students. Each instrument’s session will have a graduate student instructor and a faculty member assisting. We invite teachers and their students to join us. MORE INFORMATION AND LINKS

competitionThe Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music is proud to present the Soloists’ Competition for fall 2000 and Spring 2021. Winning performances will take place in the spring of 2021 or the fall of 2021.Deadline for application is October 9, 2020. READ MORE AND APPLY



upcoming eventsTake a look at the many events and performances happening at the School of Music this semester. From streaming performances to masterclasses to webinars that will interest everyone, there is always somthing going on. Try something new from the comfort of your home.




.fall 2020 bluenoteRead the fall 2020 edition of the Bluenote, the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Newsletter.








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