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Applied Music Courses

USC Upstate offers private music lessons (SMUS 111 and SMUS 311) in guitar, piano, jazz piano, voice, trumpet, saxophone, trombone and percussion. Students will receive 12 one-half hour lessons; four hours per week of practice time is suggested. Students enrolled in SMUS 111 or SMUS 311 will earn one credit hour. Lessons are scheduled with the instructor at a mutually agreed upon time.

Fees: The fee for applied music courses is equivalent to the current "per semester hour" fee. This will be charged in addition to all other fees, even for full-time students. The fee for applied lessons must be paid before lessons can begin.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees cannot be reduced or waived by full-time enrollment, tuition assistance or special status.
STUDENTS WHO WITHDRAW FROM THIS COURSE WILL NOT RECEIVE A TUITION REIMBURSEMENT OR REFUND.

Students enroll in Applied Music by completing an enrollment form signed by the student, a member of the music faculty and the department Chair. Forms are available in HPAC 125.

Contact Us

Dr. Tricia Oney
Assistant Professor of Music
Coordinator of Commercial Music
HPAC 108
Phone: 864-503-5352
toney@uscupstate.edu 

Dr. Nolan Stolz
Assistant Professor of Music
HPAC 107
Phone: 864-503-5263
nstolz@uscupstate.edu

USC Upstate
Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
Humanities & Performing Arts Center, 125
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5844
Fax: 864-503-5814
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