Realize your dream, discover your talents and share your passion.

We provide students with the knowledge and skills to become professional musicians – performers, educators, scholars and lifelong learners. Our students are supported by more than $140,000 in scholarships each year. We offer students opportunities for musical development, leadership growth and personal enrichment through mentored performances, classroom study, individual instruction and guided research.


  • Percussion Ensemble

    Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Percussion Ensemble at the spring concert April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Colton Recital Hall.


  • Summer Music Camp

    A six-day experience of learning and music-making offers students, in grades 5-12, the opportunity to join a variety of ensembles and take private lessons from USD faculty.  This year's camp is scheduled July 9-14, 2017.


  • The Sound
    The Sound of USD Marching Band is the heartbeat of USD. The band includes a variety of musical genres that is sure to have what you're looking for.