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  1. Admissions

Calling Musical Leaders

We empower the country’s most forward-thinking musicians.

Applying to music school is the beginning of forging your career at the highest level, and SFCM trains musicians for a full spectrum of opportunities. When you start your application, you’ll be guided through the process by the Office of Admissions because we want to see your best.


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Collegiate Students
Countries Represented
Student-Teacher Ratio
58° F / 14° C
Average High in January :)

Departments and Faculty

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Degrees and Programs

Your career. Your path. The highest level.

Your studies should never stop challenging and inspiring you. That’s why our programs are designed to grow and change alongside your skill, interests, and ambition.

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Meet Admissions

We’re here to help.
Meet the team 

  • Lisa Nickels

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    Dayne Wahl

  • Sam Hernandez

    Sam Hernandez