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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.
VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota Department of Music students were among the top prizewinners at two virtual competitions hosted by the South Dakota Music Teachers Association (SDMTNA).
VERMILLION, S.D. – Tracelyn Gesteland, D.M.A., professor of voice/opera and the Walter A. and Lucy Yoshioka Buhler Endowed Chair, received the prestigious 2020-2022 College of Fine Arts Knutson Distinguished Professor Award.
The Department of Music is eager to welcome students back to campus this fall. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we've compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help students prepare for the upcoming semester.