Spark: Music Leadership at Carolina, supplements a traditional music school experience
by preparing musicians for vibrant and sustainable futures. We offer coursework, project
support, guest residencies and other initiatives to foster an environment of creative
learning, skill development and personal exploration. Spark empowers members of the
School of Music community – students, faculty and staff – to develop and explore diverse
and dynamic careers. Spark advocates for the transformative power of music and the
arts to make a difference in our communities, empowering future music leaders.
As a student at the USC School of Music you can:
Explore your unique voice.
Identify opportunities and take chances
Create your vision.
Build a concept, test an idea, reflect on the process, repeat
Advocate for the arts locally, nationally and internationally
Lead into the future.
Broaden and enrich the reach of the arts in our society