Find your path to the career of your dreams

The UofM School of Music is the ideal place to explore new directions in music and reach the peak of your own abilities. We offer degrees in 29 areas of concentration, and are Tennessee's only doctoral degree granting program in music. We have nurtured the careers of countless acclaimed musicians, music business professionals, and music educators. We hope the next remarkable music career we launch is yours!

Take a seat on stage for a performance by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Symphony Orchestra in an interactive virtual tour of campus.


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Admission to the School of Music is a two-step process.  You should apply first to the University of Memphis, and then separately to the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

Apply to the UofM

Apply to the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

Auditions for Spring and Fall 2021 are held on the following dates:

Sat. December 5, 2020 (Spring entry only. Deadline Nov. 1st)
Sat. February 13, 2021
Sat. February 27, 2021
Fri. March 5, 2021