Challey School of Music

The Challey School of Music offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees—to prepare the next generation of music professionals.



NDSU Challey School of Music Admissions

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  • Graduate Programs

    Guest Artists

    The Challey School of Music offers students ongoing opportunities to interact with nationally and internationally acclaimed guest artists, who share their talents and experiences through workshops and in performances.

    View our current and prior guest artist roster here.



    NDSU Chamber Music Festival

    NDSU Chamber Music Festival - June 1 - 6, 2017

    The NDSU Chamber Music Festival partners NDSU student pianists with world-class string players to bring the Fargo-Moorhead community an intimate encounter with this exhilarating music.

    NDSU Choral Symposiums

    NDSU Challey School of Music presents symposiums on contemporary choral topics featuring internationally-known presenters and special concerts.

    NDSU Summer Symposium

    Summer Music Ed Symposium

    Offered every two years in July, NDSU music education faculty and guest music educators provide a unique symposium designed to develop effective teaching in music education. Watch for details on the July 2018 Summer Music Ed Symposium.



    Fissinger Choral Composition Prizes

    The NDSU Challey School of Music is proud to offer the annual Fissinger Choral Composition Prizes, established several years ago to honor choral composer Edwin Fissinger.

    NDSU Challey School of Music News

    Challey School of Music News

    From upcoming music events featuring internationally acclaimed musicians, composers and conductors, to performances across the region and nation by our faculty and students, the NDSU Challey School of Music is on the go and in the news.

    The NDSU Challey School of Music provides academic programs and artistic performances that serve our students through professional preparation and fine arts enrichment, that serve our faculty and staff through professional career achievement and satisfaction, and that serve the greater university community through the excellence of our widespread endeavors.


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