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

Chamber Ensembles Concert
April 20, 2015, 8:00 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater 

Guitar Ensemble Concert
April 21, 2015, 8:00 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey Theater 

Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert
April 22, 2015, 7:30 PM, Escher Auditorium 

Spring Choral Finale: All Choirs & Amadeus Chamber Symphony
April 24, 2015, 8:00 PM, Great Hall

All College Choir Concert
April 26, 2015, 7:30 PM, Great Hall

Choral Arts Bon Voyage Concert
May 1, 2015, 8:00 PM, Abbey Church

Freshman Recital: River McNabb, Piano
May 2, 2015, 10:00 PM, Choral Rehearsal Room (SJU MU 028)

First Year Recital: Audrey Kristufek, Piano
May 2, 2015, 2:00 PM, Choral Rehearsal Room (SJU MU 028)

Senior Recital: Yuntian Deng, Piano
May 2, 2015, 4:00 PM, Stephen B. Humphrey

Orchestra Concert
May 3, 2015, 2:00 PM, Escher Auditorium

**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.