The University of St. Thomas Department of Music offers a variety of undergraduate majors and minors to suit your academic and career goals. Students have the opportunity to study with widely acclaimed faculty and studio instructors who are well-known artists and teachers. Ensembles and music lessons are open to all students, regardless of year or major.
We're dedicated to helpings students realize their full potentials in the development of their musical, artistic and career goals.
- Music Education (B.M.)
- Performance (B.M.)
- Music (B.A.)
- Music Business (B.A.)
- Liturgical Music (B.A.)
Applicants who are considering a major in music must apply to the Department of Music.
St. Thomas' Graduate Programs in Music Education exist to raise the standard of music teaching in the United States by promoting artistic, intelligent, reflective and inspired music teaching at all levels of music instruction. A world-renowned faculty of practitioners and researchers offer lively courses filled with new ideas for the practicing teacher to incorporate into elementary and secondary curricula. Degree, nondegree and audit/workshop tuition rates are available.
The Ed.D. in Leadership with concentration in music education is a distinctive program that prides itself on artfully weaving theory with real-life application.
St. Thomas' graduate music certification programs are intended for students who want to increase professionalism and proficiency while keeping up with changes in the field of music education. Our certificate programs are aligned with industry-recognized standards and continuing education requirements.
Certificate offerings include:
Over fifty courses and workshops are offered year-round to facilitate life-long learning opportunities for music education practitioners. The nondegree enrollment option is designed for students who want to try graduate coursework before enrolling in the Master's program or for students interested in educational study leading to academic credit and a university transcript.
St. Thomas Music News
Upcoming Concerts & Events
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Sumunar was established in 2002 to promote understanding of and appreciation for Indonesian music, dance, and culture through education and performance.
Baumgaertner Auditorium, Brady Educational Center
8:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Featuring music of Handel, Wirén, Williams, Reznicow and Jenkins.
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Featuring a masterclass and sectionals by UST string faculty: Allison Ostrander, violin; David Auerbach, viola: Rebecca Arons, cello; Josh Schwalbach, string bass
Anderson Student Center
All events will take place in the Anderson Student Center located on the corner of Summit and Cretin Avenues. Rehearsals and the 7 p.m. evening concert will be held in the James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, 3rd Floor Anderson Student Center.
Please use our interactive map to locate and get driving directions to the Anderson Student Center.
Hourly parking payable by cash or credit card is available in the Anderson Parking Facility, located on the corner of Cretin and Grand Avenues. If paying with cash, please take your ticket with you when you leave your vehicle. Upon returning to your vehicle, you will first go to the automated pay station located in the stair lobby of the parking ramp. If paying with credit card, you may swipe your card upon entering and exiting the ramp. Read more about Visitor Parking Options.