Founded: June 12, 1903 at University School of Music in Ann Arbor, MI
Motto: Vita brevis, ars longa (Life is short; art is long.)
Created to elevate and recognize all things musical, Sigma Alpha Iota is an all-women social fraternity that now has over 220 active collegiate chapters and 125,000 initiated members. With well known musicians and professors of music as graduates, musical advances both technology and theory based have been greatly benefitted from the sisters of Sigma Alpha Iota over the years. Women of all races, ages, and nationalities are welcome in this fraternity, as music knows no bounds.