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.
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.
Distinguished Speaker Series presents an exceptional lineup of engaging events featuring prominent individuals from academia, community organizations and the performing arts.
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.
- November 5: University of Memphis Community Clarinet Festival
- November 19: All West Prep Clinic
- November 28: Mazi Treble Choir Festival and Concert
- November 29: TigerChor Tenor/Bass Festival and Concert
- January 25-26: University of Memphis Honor Choir
- January 28: Flute Festival
- February 1-3: 34th Annual Honor Band Festival
- February 15-16: Cello + Bass Festival
- April 20: Percussion Festival
- Past Festivals:
- September 28: TEuba-Palooza
- October 8: Double Reed Day
- October 12-14: Memphis International Piano Festival + Competition
- October 25-27: University of Memphis Honors String Orchestra and String Quartet Festival
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