Prospective Students

When you choose the Augustana University School of Music, you’ll have an experience that is like no other in the region. It’s the best of both worlds—a small, highly selective program with world-class facilities, combined with ensembles that have a place for everyone. Here you’ll grow as a musician and as a person. You’ll develop your musicianship by performing, composing, teaching and innovating through technology. Plus you’ll have the benefits of a broad-based, comprehensive education from Augustana University -- one of the Midwest's top universities. Best of all, you have the city of Sioux Falls and its vibrant musical community to enrich your education and collegiate experience.
We encourage you to explore our website, read about our scholarship opportunities and learn how you can have A Bold Future In Music
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at
Dr. Peter J. Folliard
Dean, Augustana School of Music

Quick Facts

  • Our School of Music includes over 200 students from all majors across campus.
  • Our faculty includes graduates from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, St. Olaf College, Arizona State University, Northwestern University, University of North Texas, University of Michigan, Peabody Conservatory and other world renowned music institutions.
  • A remarkably low student to faculty ratio of 10:1, ensuring direct access to highly trained faculty mentors.