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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 bachelors 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.
News & Events
Season and Individual Tickets Now on Sale
Don't miss a beat! Spring season tickets are available for a thoughtfully curated selection to delight audiences across various genres.Read More >
Double Reed Day Announced
Join the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music for a free Double Reed Day that includes masterclasses, guest artists and reed-making instruction.Read More >
School of Music is Hiring
With over 300 performances and events and 400+ students, we are looking for additional members to join our team.Read More >
Nominations Now Open to the 33rd Annual Honor Band
Our three-day festival includes rehearsals and concerts of the two Honor Bands and a special performance by UofM Wind Ensemble.Read More >
For more news, The Blue Note blog is the best way to keep up with what's happening at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music.
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