Student Organizations in the School of Music

Pi Kappa Lambda

Pi Kappa Lambda is a national music honorary fraternity whose membership is open to juniors, seniors, and faculty by invitation only. Invitations are extended at the end of each academic year and announced at a School of Music social event.

Collegiate National Association for Music Education (CNAfME)

This is an organization of students who are preparing for the music education field. Its regular meetings include guest speakers and other programs of interest to those interested in teaching. Students majoring in Music Education are required to join this organization and take part in its activities.

Society of Composers, Inc. Student Chapter

The Stetson Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) Student Chapter was formed in 1995 and is affiliated with the International SCI. The Stetson Student SCI’s goal is to provide a forum in which to perform, discuss, and promote the composition of new music. Students are eligible to participate in regional, national, and international conferences and competitions, and to submit original scores for possible publication, recording, and performance. Membership is open to all Stetson students.

American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

The Stetson University Chapter of the American Choral Directors (ACDA) was formed in 1996 with twenty-six charter members. The chapter is an integral part of the National ACDA and takes part in all state, divisional and national functions and conferences. Members receive all Divisional and National publications. The chapter’s functional purpose is to help foster and promote choral singing, which will provide artistic experiences for all participants. Membership is open to all students with an interest in the choral arts.

Student Advisory Council

This organization of students of the School of Music exists to keep lines of communication open between the student body and the administration. At its regularly scheduled meetings, members discuss items of interest among the students and relay significant information to the Dean of the School of Music. Elections are held each fall and results will be posted on the bulletin board.

Sigma Alpha Iota

In 1990, women involved in music at Stetson University established a chapter of this international fraternity for women in music. Sigma Alpha Iota seeks to build a sense of sisterhood and philanthropy through which they support the advancement of music and the goals of the School of Music.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

This professional music fraternity for men is an established chapter on campus. Its purposes are to enhance and promote the highest level of creativity, performance, education, and research in music.