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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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SEP
05
Faculty Recital: Chamber Music Tryon Presents Viennese Masters of the Piano
SEP
16
Petrie School of Music Preview
OCT
10
David Finckel, Cello & Wu Han, Piano
OCT
15
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Season Premier
OCT
26
Guest Artist Series: Brian Viliunas, clarinet, with John Robertson, piano
NOV
05
Spartanburg Festival Chorus: JS Bach's Mass in B Minor
NOV
07
Rebel Early Music Ensemble
NOV
18
Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship Day
DEC
03
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Hub City Holiday
JAN
20
Performing Arts Scholarship Day - Music Only
ALL CULTURAL EVENTS