University of South Florida

School of Music

USF College of The Arts

Why Study at USF

The School of Music at the University of South Florida offers every aspiring and professional musician the academic rigor and performance opportunities to develop your artistic excellence. Immerse yourself within a community that will sharpen your skills and expand your passion for music. Led by distinguished faculty, you will explore a wide range of educational topics that prepare you for a professional career in music.

Experience the excitement of studying and performing in the new complex for the USF School of Music—awarded the prestigious designation of an All Steinway School. Learn from faculty with national and international acclaim. Explore your creativity through innovative education, training and skills-building to prepare you for a career in performance or music education.

Beyond the classroom, listen to and learn from renowned musicians from around the world who perform on a regular basis in the School’s two concert halls — acclaimed among the most acoustically perfect concert halls in the world. Enjoy the School’s many ensemble and solo performance opportunities, and all the exciting cultural resources in the Tampa Bay Area. Follow your passion, from classical to cutting-edge contemporary.

  • A student performing as Pompey in the play "Measure for Measure."

    USF’s Creative Community

    As a student, you can produce a play, submit an exhibition proposal, perform on stage, and present your research to your peers. The Arts at USF is the community where students can start building the connections in the art and design world that will propel their careers.

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    Arts Research at USF

    Research in the Arts at USF expands the practice of our students, faculty and community of artists through interdisciplinary work, global explorations of perspectives and local community engagement.

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    Arts Calendar of Events

    Find inspiration and let your imagination wander by attending one or more of the almost 300 yearly concerts, performances, exhibitions, lectures, symposia and festivals presented by the USF College of The Arts.

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