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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.‌

High School Honor Band Festival

Honor Band Festival details

Nominate your band members to participate in a full day of instruction by University of St. Thomas faculty and guest conductor Dario Sotelo, president of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.  Meals, a campus tour and sectional lessons are included all for only $10 per student.  An evening performance is free and open to the public; all family and friends are invited. High school directors are welcome to attend a full day of complimentary professional development and clinics, to include a luncheon with our guest conductor.  Sign up here: Honor Band Registration

High School String Day Festival

String Day Festival details

Nominate your string players to participate in a full day of instruction by University of St. Thomas string faculty. Meals, a campus tour and sectional lessons are included all for only $10 per student. An evening performance is free and open to the public. All family and friends are invited. High school directors are welcome to attend a full day of complimentary professional development and clinics. Sign up here: String Day Registration.

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.

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.

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. 

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:

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.

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Sep 28 2019
Barker, Casey

Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Student-Centered Learning in the Music Classroom

Sep 29 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Free organ recital as part of the Music Department Organ Artist Series. The event is co-sponsored by the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

Oct 10 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Featuring the St. Thomas Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Donne Unite, Jazz Singers and Liturgical Choir.

The Organs of St. Thomas