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Blackman Music Hall, 580 East Main Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Concentrations in general music (performance, music history, theory, aural skills), musical theatre. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Concentrations in performance (classical, opera), composition, music education (with choral and instrumental conducting), music therapy. Bachelor of Musical Arts in Contemporary Music and Media. Four years. Studies in music technology, electronic theory and composition, recording techniques. A minor in arts administration.
Master of Music. In performance, opera performance, music education.
Certificate in Music Business and Technology. Graduate Performance Diploma in Music.
A professional school of music in an independent liberal arts institution originally for women. Formerly known as Converse College it became co-educational and was granted its current name and status in 2021. The School of the Arts offers programs in art and design, theatre, dance and music. The Petrie School of Music runs the Converse Opera Theatre and has access to some fine performance spaces. It is an All-Steinway School. The Lawson Academy of the Arts provides tuition in performance, ensemble and basic theory to young children and interested adults; some use is made of the Suzuki approach. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.