Although there are no reported coronavirus cases on The University of Memphis campus, in an effort to reduce risk on our campus and protect the health and safety of our community, the College of Communication and Fine Arts has cancelled all special events, guest artist visits, and concerts for the remainder of the semester.


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.

What's Happening Now

mmcBecause COVID-19 continues to be a worldwide concern, the University of Memphis Summer Music Camp will not be held this summer. The safety of our campers and community is our top priority, and cancelling the 2020 camp is how we are doing our part to slow the spread of the virus. In the meantime, we are planning for the biggest and most outstanding Summer Music Camp in 2021, so mark your calendars now to attend.


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