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

 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, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

Orchestra Concert
October 19, 2014, 2:00 PM, Escher Auditorium

Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos
October 21, 2014, 7:30 PM, Escher Auditorium

October 24, 2014, 8:00 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater

ACDA - Men's and Women's Choir Festival*
October 25, 2014, SBH, Prep School & Abbey Church
Concluding Concert: 4:30 PM, Abbey Church

Women's Choir Concert
November 2, 2014, 2:00 PM, Sacred Heart Chapel

Senior Recital: Erin Takle, Soprano
November 2, 2014, 4:00 PM, 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.