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Petrie School of Music

For more than a century, the Petrie School of Music has been a beacon for passionate musicians and a standard-bearer for artistic excellence. A founding member of the National Association of Schools of Music (way back in 1928!) the Petrie School hosts around 200 concerts every year — fully staged operas, a world-class chamber music series, symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, choirs, and dozens of student recitals.

No matter what your musical passion, you’ll find a path to your professional future at Petrie. We offer 12 undergraduate majors and 6 graduate programs — each with an additional 10 subspecialties! And our artist faculty of specialists plus our student-teacher ratio of 7:1 ensure that your unique gifts and goals will be cultivated by professional mentors of the highest order.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Kristina Lewis

My Journey from Behind the Piano to Center Stage

Converse College has been one of the greatest blessings in my life. Within my first year in attendance, I had never felt so at home and appreciated, as I did at the Petrie School of Music. The leadership and support…

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Beyond the Classroom

Music Events

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OCT
07
Graduate Recital: Hannah Hancock, soprano
OCT
10
David Finckel, Cello & Wu Han, Piano
OCT
15
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Season Premier
OCT
20
Converse Symphony Orchestra Presents 2016 Young Artist Competition Winners
OCT
23
SONGS ABOUT MUSIC, Faculty Recital: Valerie MacPhail, soprano and Mildred Roche, piano
OCT
26
Guest Artist Series: Brian Viliunas, clarinet, with John Robertson, piano
OCT
27
CONVERSE CHORALE: Choose Something Like a Star
OCT
28
Halloween Recital
OCT
28
SC Bach Society presents: "A Mighty Trilogy"
NOV
05
Spartanburg Festival Chorus: JS Bach's Mass in B Minor
ALL CULTURAL EVENTS