Music Scholarships

Scholarships range from $500 to $13,000 per year. Incoming students interested in these scholarships are required to audition or submit a portfolio for composition or history & analysis. 

Music scholarships are available in the following areas:

  • Jazz Studies
  • Orchestral instruments
  • Voice
  • Piano
  • Composition
  • History & Analysis

Please complete the Application Form.

The mission of the Department of Music at Rhodes College is to serve as a catalyst for life-long learning and appreciation for music. Our mission is to generate a comprehensive, diverse, flexible program of excellence in music, appealing to students of all walks of life at the college. Our intention is to help students develop aural, analytical and aesthetic intelligences and abilities, and prepare them for professional careers and/or graduate work in music, as desired.

Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will be performing one of the greatest works of all time: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Venue: The Cannon Center For ticket information, contact the MSO Box Office at (901) 537-2525 or purchase online at


Curb Institute Block Party at Harris Lodge

Join the Mike Curb Institute for Music for an end-of-the-year celebration of the accomplishments of the Curb Institute and Curb Fellows. The block party will take place at the Mike Curb Institute for Music (Harris Lodge). Stop by after class or on your way home from work to tour and learn more about the Curb Institute and how you can become a part of it. The afternoon will feature live music by student musicians, presentations by Curb Fellows, and a light reception with free food and drinks! Feel free to drop in at any point! Free and open to the public.


Guest Artist Concert: ANONYMOUS 4

LOCATION: St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Poplar Ave. Four women got together for a music reading session one afternoon in the spring of 1986; they wanted to hear what medieval chant and polyphony would sound like when sung by female voices. Twenty-five years later, Anonymous 4 has performed for sold-out audiences on major concert series and at festivals throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East; and has made 19 recordings for harmonia mundi usa, selling over two million copies.


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