Undergraduate Music

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.‌

Majors in Music

We're dedicated to helpings students realize their full potentials in the development of their musical, artistic and career goals. 

Applicants who are considering a major in music must apply to the Department of Music.

Minors in Music

A minor in music is the perfect place for you to explore your interests in music and advance your skills and knowledge during your time at St. Thomas.

Ensembles

We are proud of our award-winning groups, many of which have appeared at state, regional, national and international music conferences. 

Graduate Programs in Music Education

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. 

Master of Arts in Music Education

Designed for teachers by teachers, this program is ideal for practicing music educators seeking graduate study that combines theory and practice. Students take core courses and choose one of the following concentrations:

Doctoral Studies

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.

Certificate Programs & Professional Development

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.

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Dec 10 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Music of the Balashon: Art of Tragedy and Transcendence

Dec 10 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Level II recital

Dec 11 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Level I recital

The Organs of St. Thomas Photograph of parts of the Gabriel Kney organ in Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas