Spark: Carolina’s Music Leadership Laboratory, 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