Discover your talents, share your passion and realize your dream.
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 $240,000 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.
Dana Carlson, a 2017 University of South Dakota master’s graduate in vocal performance, will continue her opera career this summer at the Fresco Opera Theatre in Madison Wisconsin, and as a studio artist at the Red River Lyric Opera in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Emily Vidler, a University of South Dakota rising senior, competed in the National Classical Singer Competition hosted in Chicago, Illinois.