College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Building on a strong tradition of the past, we are poised to expand our role as a leader in education and research.

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We have a vision for tomorrow.

We are committed to training leaders in the arts by adapting our curriculum to teach skills that meet the needs of the 21st-century artist. Flexibility, discipline, communication, technology, and artistic expression are just a few of the skills that students gain while studying in our college. We are celebrating our tradition while creating our future.

Fundraising Priorities

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Gifts to support performance-based, merit scholarships for talented students and travel scholarships for study abroad and to perform will ensure the college continues to produce high-level artists, scholars, composers, teachers, and educators who make a global impact.

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Gifts to complete a major renovation of the School of Music Recital Hall and lobby, including the addition of the Manship Concert Organ, will create a world-class facility for our faculty, students and guest artists.

Future Funding

Gifts will strengthen the college’s commitment to quality by aligning ever-evolving opportunities to meet the needs of the 21st-century artist.

Tiger Band

Endowments for the Tiger Band will elevate its role as a symbol of excellence within the university.


Gifts will enhance the college’s faculty and translate their passion for the arts to prepare students to solve complex challenges and respond to the evolving needs of our society.


Gifts will help the college continue to offer and develop an extensive array of programs that engage and serve the campus and community both locally and abroad.

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