The University of South Carolina School of Music offers more than 20 music undergraduate and graduate degrees. Heavily reduced tuition rates are available for out-of-state students who earn music and/or academic scholarships from the university.
The University of South Carolina School of Music has established a national reputation for artistic and scholarly excellence. An acclaimed faculty teach 500 undergraduate and graduate music majors, including students specializing in virtually every orchestra and band instrument, and in voice, piano, organ, and guitar. As a comprehensive program, the School of Music offers more than twenty degree programs including music education, performance, jazz, composition, theory, history, and conducting. Additionally, more than 1,500 university students who pursue degrees outside of music participate in School of Music ensembles and classes every year. All university students can gain meaningful music experiences through courses designed to foster an awareness of the role of music in society.
The school generates research and other creative activities in music that have local, national, and international impact. The excellence of the school is a direct result of the resident faculty members who combine distinguished backgrounds as performers and scholars with a dedication to teaching. USC music faculty perform regularly on campus, nationally and internationally in recitals and concerts; contribute to publications and professional organizations' and make presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. The USC School of Music serves as a cultural and educational center of excellence for the state of South Carolina and the nation. Faculty members and their students engage in community outreach activities by organizing and teaching workshops, classes, camps, and clinics. The School of Music enriches the musical life of the university and the city by offering more than 300 concerts and recitals a year.
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