A mainstay in over a century of Lee University history, the School of Music is one of the finest music schools in the southeast. Our faculty and staff are deeply invested in encouraging the musical development of all interested students in an environment that nurtures creative expression, academic excellence, and spiritual growth. Each student in the School of Music receives expert instruction in music theory, history, literature, and performance, with extensive performance opportunities.

We invite you to join us in pursuit of our calling to musical excellence.

Lee University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Take a quick look at the Curtsinger Building, home of Lee's School of Music and the faculty housing our dynamic and close-knit learning community.

Concert: Jazz Band

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School of Music

April Richmond

April Richmond, from Cleveland, Tennessee, is a music business and music education major. Aprils says she was drawn to Lee because “the campus felt like home.” She is a member of the university’s Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Small Jazz Ensemble, The Outpost, and Creation Care Club. She has also been a teaching assistant for the class Understanding Contemporary Society, as well as working as a student worker for the Office of Student Development. She says that all of this is preparing her for life after graduation, where she plans to either become a high school band director or work as a marketing executive for artist management.