Community Programs

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Grow deeper in your musical skills by attending one of our festivals offering high-quality instruction and performance opportunities to grow an appreciation and enthusiasm for the musical arts.

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Music Extension Program

Learn from the best at the Scheidt Music Extension Program. Musicans of all ages and levels are invited to join in one of our supportive classes or ensembles taught be experience musicans.

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Speaker Series

Distinguished Speaker Series presents an exceptional lineup of engaging events featuring prominent individuals from academia, community organizations and the performing arts. 

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Summer Camp

From elementary students to high school teachers, we have summer camps to help musicians and music lovers stretch their creativity, grow their musical skills, and expand their knowledge. 

The Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music strives to inspire learners of every age to develop and nurture their love of music. We offer a variety of programs year-round, from small group lessons and weekend festivals to residential summer camps. There is a place for every kind of music lover at the University of Memphis.

Upcoming 2023-2024 Festivals:

When you register for classes or festivals, participants also gain access to benefits, including:

  • Performance opportunities outside of your school and studios
  • Collaboration with fellow musicians across the region
  • Opportunity to study with acclaimed guest artists and music faculty
  • Invitations to masterclasses and lectures
  • Gain guidance and experience for upcoming auditions