As a professional school SFCM is committed to providing an extraordinary education that prepares our graduates to pursue fully engaged lives as citizens of the world. Our core mission is to transform our students: artistically intellectually professionally and individually. Through the study of music at the highest level our students learn to seek achievement in every endeavor to convert challenge into opportunity to understand the nature of excellence and to pursue their dreams with vigor and determination. We believe that inspiring the imagination cultivating the artist honing the intellect and developing the professional are the keys to launching innovative graduates who excel in any field. Our phenomenal faculty and our location in the heart of a magnificent city provide an experience that is unparalleled anywhere else in the world. Our focus is our students and through an innovative and unique experience the San Francisco Conservatory of Music prepares its graduates for a lifetime of achievement and success.