Yes, it is possible to pursue a music degree, prepare for frequent performances, study a wide variety of subjects at a highly regarded universityand still see Italy before graduation! At Furman, you'll have an opportunity to do it all.

Our music program is recognized as one of the best and most comprehensive among national liberal arts colleges. We attract ambitious musicians from across the globe who want to study and perform with our talented faculty and dedicated students. With majors for aspiring performers, composers and music teachers, we provide our students with one-on-one instruction, world-class performance facilities and studies in a broad range of musical genres. Our students even have the opportunity to experience Italian music and culture through our study away program in Arezzo.

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Observe a music class and rehearsal!  Meet with a music faculty member. Visit Furman Music.

Music Scholarships and financial aid

Based on competitive auditions, we offer a number of scholarships to students, majors and non-majors, who demonstrate exceptional talent. Learn more.


Whether you're seeking a music scholarship, a position in one of our ensembles or considering a music major, you'll need to audition. Non-majors welcome. Learn more about auditions.

Alumni success

There's a simple way to measure our successsee where our graduates are going. Meet our graduates.

Opportunities for non-majors

If you are pursuing another degree at Furman, you can still be a part of our music program. Non-majors are welcome in our ensembles, private lesson studios and practice rooms. With nearly 23 percent of Furman undergraduates involved in music, it's not unusual to meet an accounting major playing lead trumpet in a jazz ensemble or a mathematician performing a piano concerto. Perform with us.

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Have a question about our programs, or the admission process at Furman? Contact Marta Lanier, Furman's coordinator for fine arts recruitment, at 864.294.3405 or marta.lanier@furman.edu.

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Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

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