2019-20 GUIDE TO MUSIC SCHOOLS

San Francisco Conservatory of Music
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
MISSION
As a professional school, we are committed to providing an extraordinary education that prepares our graduates to pursue fully engaged lives as citizens of the world. Our core mission is to transform our students: artistically, intellectually, professionally, and individually. Through the study of music at the highest level, our students learn to seek achievement in every endeavor, to convert challenge into opportunity, to understand the nature of excellence, and to pursue their dreams with vigor and determination. We believe that inspiring the imagination, cultivating the artist, honing the intellect, and developing the professional are the keys to launching innovative graduates who excel in any field. Our phenomenal faculty and our location in the heart of a magnificent city provide an experience that is unparalleled anywhere else in the world.
Our focus is our students, and through an innovative and unique experience, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music prepares its graduates for a lifetime of achievement and success.
WHAT DISTINGUISHES THIS SCHOOL
With a faculty that includes nearly 30 members of the San Francisco Symphony, as well as collaborative partnerships with the Bay Area's major performing arts institutions and tech and entertainment companies, SFCM provides its students with an unparalleled opportunity to study in the heart of San Francisco's performing arts district.
LOCATION
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
ADMISSIONS
800-899-SFCM
Audition Requirements
FINANCIAL INFORMATION
CAREER / POST-GRADUATION ASSISTANCE
The Professional Development and Engagement Center (PDEC) offers students gig opportunities, internships, a grant service, access to employment listings, and a host of courses focused on marketing, finance, teaching, and technology.
KEY STATISTICS (college level and above)
422 music students
Music Faculty: 28 full time, 65 adjunct
AREAS OF STUDY
Brass • Composition • Conducting • Early Music • Jazz Studies & Contemporary Media • Music Technology (including production) • Organ • Piano • Strings and Harp • Vocal Arts/Opera • Winds and Percussion
Other Areas of Study: Chamber Music • Guitar
DEGREE PROGRAMS
ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS (non-matriculating/prep)
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