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School of Music

  • String Project student teaching
  • Children's Music Development Center
  • Music education student in elementary school classroom
  • New Horizons Band student conductor

Music Education

We prepare students to become the music instructors of tomorrow while providing significant performance, teaching, leadership and research opportunities.

UofSC Music Education encompasses three main elements.

  • Teacher education, including emphases in early childhood/elementary, choral, strings and winds/percussion.
  • Leadership programs, including the Children's Music Development Center, the Choirs of Carolina Mentoring Initiative, the Congaree New Horizons Band Program and the USC String Project.
  • Research and creative activities, including a wide range of study options.

Teaching certification preparation is available through the Bachelor of Music with emphasis in Music Education degree. 

Music Education Faculty

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.