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Dr. Edward Turley
Department Chair
Music Department

CSB BAC A119
320-363-5717

SJU Music 112
320-363-2132

Featured Alumnae/i profiles

Jennie Planer '08 is a band director for grades 5-12 in the Crosby-Ironton District. Read more.

Peter Rothstein's '88 words of advice: "Do what you love. Your life will be ultimately richer because you live your passion."  Not only is this his advice, but his life motto. Read more.

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Music Department

Find your music within

Our Music Department offers opportunities to student musicians across all disciplines — taught by exceptional faculty in world-class facilities. Together, we prepare dynamic leaders for the modern musical community.

Music is for everyone — not just Majors! 

Music Scholarships 

Festival of Styles

Music Exploration Day

Overview of Program

  • Music Major with concentrations in Music Education (Instrumental or Vocal), Performance, Composition, Liturgical Music, and Music Studies
  • Outstanding musical facilities for performance and pedagogy
  • Excellent music library collection
  • Successful graduates
  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Program Highlights

  • Outstanding faculty of practicing musicians.
  • Student ensembles tour nationally and internationally.
  • Many opportunities to double major.
  • Workshops in popular music topics such as song writing and composing for video games.
  • A quarter of all CSB/SJU students are in music classes or ensembles each semester.

Upcoming Events

Faculty Recital
Patricia Kent Vocal Recital
October 19, SBH Theater   8:00 pm

Festival of Styles 
Oct 28, 2017, Great Hall

Women's Choir
Nov 5, 2017, 2:00 pm, Sacred Heart Chapel

"Music as Knowledge": Concert and Conversation performance
featuring "The Trout" piano quintet by Schubert
Nov 5, 2017 4:00 pm, SBH

Music Exploration Day
November 6th

Percussion Ensemble
November 13th, Escher Auditorium 7:30 pm

Chamber Winds
November 20th, Escher Auditorium  7:30 pm

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

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Dr. Edward Turley
Department Chair
Music Department

CSB BAC A119
320-363-5717

SJU Music 112
320-363-2132

Featured Alumnae/i profiles

Jennie Planer '08 is a band director for grades 5-12 in the Crosby-Ironton District. Read more.

Peter Rothstein's '88 words of advice: "Do what you love. Your life will be ultimately richer because you live your passion."  Not only is this his advice, but his life motto. Read more.

Hear from more music alums.