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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. – Five University of South Dakota music students competed in the online North Central Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions in March. They each placed in the top five of their categories, qualifying them for the next round.
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.