SCHOOL OF Music
Why Music at Southern?
The School of Music offers dynamic and comprehensive areas of study. Each music program prepares students for future work or graduate school.
Seven energetic, accomplished and student-centered full-time faculty. Twenty highly-qualified adjunct faculty from Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Atlanta.
Our ensembles are excellent and perform high-level repertoire.
Continuous accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1968.
All-Steinway School since 2009. Five Brombaugh tracker organs, including the world-famous Anton Heiller Memorial Organ
Frequent recitals and master classes by acclaimed musicians.
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Academic programs are complemented with practical learning experiences in the community and beyond.
"One of my most memorable moments from Southern was with Maestro Orlo Gilbert and the Southern Symphony in the early 1990s. We performed Mahler Symphony No. 1 'Titan.' I never dreamed that I would perform something of this magnitude while I was studying at Southern."
Joseph E. Choi,'95
Laurie Redmer Cadwallader
Students who are pursuing careers in performance and/or teaching college music will continue their education in graduate music programs. Many music majors proceed to graduate professional programs in law, medicine, dentistry business, and physical therapy.
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