Prospective students

Shepherd School of Music

We are an institution made up of a renowned group of artist-teachers, an extraordinary student body and a well-rounded curriculum. All these things have positioned The Shepherd School as one of the top conservatories and schools of music, both in the United States and abroad. As part of Rice University, ranked among the top 20 national universities in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges 2015," Shepherd School students receive an unparalleled education at one of America's premier universities.