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New degree programs and minors announced

New degree programs and minors announced

The National Association of Schools of Music has granted the School of Music approval for new degree programs

A message from Dean Tayloe Harding

A message from Dean Tayloe Harding

With change comes renewal and opportunity

Four music ensembles travel to Columbia, SC, to compete for $10,000 prize

Four music ensembles travel to Columbia, SC, to compete for $10,000 prize

Artistic excellence and innovative event design are showcased on June 5

Southeastern Piano Festival turns 15

Southeastern Piano Festival turns 15

The festival celebrates 15 years of excellence June 18-24, 2017

Clifford Leaman receives prestigious award

Clifford Leaman receives prestigious award

The Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor-of-the-Year award is USC's most prestigious award presented annually to an outstanding teacher of undergraduate studies.

Donald Portnoy receives South Carolina's highest honor

Donald Portnoy receives South Carolina's highest honor

The Order of the Palmetto was presented to him on April 18, 2017

The Rose Quartet wins first prize in High School String Quartet Competition

The Rose Quartet wins first prize in High School String Quartet Competition

Regional high school string students get coached by members of the Parker Quartet

Maestro Portnoy's Grand Finale: The Spirit of Romanticism

Maestro Portnoy's Grand Finale: The Spirit of Romanticism

Celebrate Donald Portnoy's 31 years leading the university's premier orchestra April 18

Opera at USC presents two comedic one-act operas April 15 and 16

Opera at USC presents two comedic one-act operas April 15 and 16

The FREE performance includes "Bon Appétit!" with Janet Hopkins and Mozart's "The Impresario"

Tonya Mitchell joins the School of Music

Tonya Mitchell joins the School of Music

Mitchell begins as assistant director of bands / assistant director of athletic bands beginning July 1, 2017.

University of South Carolina School of Music mounts its largest musical event in 2018

University of South Carolina School of Music mounts its largest musical event in 2018

Leonard Bernstein's MASS brings profound messages of peace and unity

Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet returns to Columbia in April

Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet returns to Columbia in April

Concerts are April 6 and 9 and tickets are on sale now

USC Symphony Orchestra Presents Dvořák and the Historic Cello of Pablo Casals

USC Symphony Orchestra Presents Dvořák and the Historic Cello of Pablo Casals

Acclaimed cellist, Amit Peled joins the orchestra on March 21

Trombone professor joins the School of Music

Trombone professor joins the School of Music

Michael Wilkinson joins the faculty this fall

Congratulations To These Music Students

Congratulations To These Music Students

The School of Music recognizes their notable achievements this term

Opera at USC presents a lullaby to New York and Edward Hopper

Opera at USC presents a lullaby to New York and Edward Hopper

"Later the Same Evening" opens on February 24

Van Cliburn Silver Medalist joins USC Symphony Orchestra Feb. 21

Van Cliburn Silver Medalist joins USC Symphony Orchestra Feb. 21

Guest artist Joyce Yang, piano, plays Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on the Theme of Paganini

Director of Opera Studies receives award from The United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Director of Opera Studies receives award from The United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Ellen Douglas Schlaefer granted the 2017 Wally Russell Professional Mentoring Award

Join Friends of the School of Music for a special Musical Feast

Join Friends of the School of Music for a special Musical Feast

Celebrate the Friends 25th anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 11

Music entrepreneurship professor chosen for Liberty Fellowship's 13th class

Music entrepreneurship professor chosen for Liberty Fellowship's 13th class

David Cutler is among 21 leaders to serve as a 2018 Fellow

New Innovative Ensemble Opportunity Announced for Graduate Students

New Innovative Ensemble Opportunity Announced for Graduate Students

Spark Collective participants receive a stipend of $4000 per year

Celebrate the Maestro's years of conducting and music making January 17

Celebrate the Maestro's years of conducting and music making January 17

The concert includes R.E.M. founder's Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra

UofSC School of Music alumnus earns university's top award

UofSC School of Music alumnus earns university's top award

 Joseph F. Young wins Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Virtuoso violinist joins USC Symphony Orchestra Nov 15

Virtuoso violinist joins USC Symphony Orchestra Nov 15

Sandy Cameron declared "brilliant" by the Washington Post

Music education major earns 2nd Place National Award

Music education major earns 2nd Place National Award

Lauren Streeter was a winner at the National SAEOPP McNair Research Conference

 

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