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

Check out our Liturgical music programs! 
CSB|SJU has both undergraduate and graduate programs in Liturgical music. Apply now!

Music Department News

The CSB SJU Music Department is honored to be selected as Site Hosts for the 2021 All-State Orchestra and All-State Choir Festivals!

High school musicians from across the state of Minnesota will gather on our two campuses to partake in a festival experience to celebrate being selected to perform in the 2020-2021 MMEA All-State Orchestra or All-State Choir.  These students will be able to form connections with other student musicians from Minnesota, as well as explore their musical abilities in a positive environment throughout the week-long camps.

The Music Department is excited to welcome our new Choral Director, Dr. Bradley Miller, for Fall 2021!


Dr. Bradley (Brad) Miller will be conducting the CSB/SJU Chamber Choir and SJU Men's Chorus, leading the artistic team for the annual Celebrating the Season [Christmas at Saint John's], teaching choral conducting and other related courses!

Overview of Program

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.