Music Department

No matter your interests— vocal or instrumental, jazz or classical—we have opportunities that will let you stretch yourself musically. We have the facilities, the environment and the community to support your musical interests. Our philosophy is "Find Your Music Within."

 

Upcoming Events

Music Department Orientation
September 4, 2014, 4:15 PM, BAC Recital Hall

 Faculty Recital: David Arnott, Viola, Amy Grinsteiner, Piano, & Lucia Magney, Cello
September 14, 2014, 2:00 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

 Homecoming Concert Crawl* 
October 3, 2014, 8:15 PM, Abbey Church, Great Hall & Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

 Wind Ensemble with Symphonic Band
October 8, 2014, 7:30 PM, Escher Auditorium

 Senior & Junior Recital: Kyle Lamb, Baritone & Karen Mize, Soprano
October 17, 2014, 7:30 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

Dennis Alexander Piano Festival & Competition
October 18 & 19, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater


**All performances marked with an asterisk are ticketed events. Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office: (320) 363 - 5777**

Overview of Program

  • Accredited in 1992 by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
  • Outstanding musical facilities, including one of the finest performing halls in the Midwest, several recital halls, an electronic music laboratory, numerous practice rooms on both campuses and an excellent music library.
  • Students perform in professional concert spaces.

Program Highlights

  • The CSB/SJU music ensembles tour regularly around the United States and the world.
  • Faculty members are highly credentialed, active, practicing musicians.
  • Through a decades-old partnership, the Minnesota Orchestra performs one time each year at the CSB Benedicta Arts Center.
  • More than half of our students are involved in one of our music programs or ensembles.