Link to Tuition and Fees

Link to Tuition and Fees  - Tuition

Music Events

Music Events -Music Events

Link to Music Lessons

Link to Music Lessons - Take Music Lessons

Undergraduate Music

The University of St. Thomas Department of Music offers a variety of undergraduate majors and minors to suit your academic and career goals. Students have the opportunity to study with widely acclaimed faculty and studio instructors who are well-known artists and teachers. Ensembles and music lessons are open to all students, regardless of year or major.‌

We are proud of our award-winning groups, many of which have appeared at state, regional, national and international music conferences. 

We're dedicated to helpings students realize their full potentials in the development of their musical, artistic and career goals. 

Applicants who are considering a major in music must apply to the Department of Music.

A minor in music is the perfect place for you to explore your interests in music and advance your skills and knowledge during your time at St. Thomas.

Graduate Programs in Music Education

St. Thomas' Graduate Programs in Music Education exist to raise the standard of music teaching in the United States by promoting artistic, intelligent, reflective and inspired music teaching at all levels of music instruction. A world-renowned faculty of practitioners and researchers offer lively courses filled with new ideas for the practicing teacher to incorporate into elementary and secondary curricula. Degree, nondegree and audit/workshop tuition rates are available. 

Designed for teachers by teachers, this program is ideal for practicing music educators seeking graduate study that combines theory and practice. Students take core courses and choose one of the following concentrations:

St. Thomas' graduate music certification programs are intended for students who want to increase professionalism and proficiency while keeping up with changes in the field of music education. Our certificate programs are aligned with industry-recognized standards and continuing education requirements.

Certificate offerings include:

‌Over fifty courses and workshops are offered year-round to facilitate life-long learning opportunities for music education practitioners. The nondegree enrollment option is designed for students who want to try graduate coursework before enrolling in the Master's program or for students interested in educational study leading to academic credit and a university transcript.

The Ed.D. in Leadership with concentration in music education is a distinctive program that prides itself on artfully weaving theory with real-life application.

Upcoming Concerts & Events

Jan 26 2020
BrassChix logo framed with a purple band.

Sunday, January 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

A day of networking, mentoring, learning and music making for high school brass players who identify as female, non-binary, transgender or gender nonconforming.

Feb 08 2020

Saturday, February 8, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Society for the Doctrinal Affectation of Baroque Music performs music of Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi and Eberlin, with guest artist Thomas Schonberg, violoncello and philosopher Bill Stevenson.

Feb 15 2020

Saturday, February 15, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chapter Sharing with Minnesota Orff and the Kodály Chapter of Minnesota

The Organs of St. Thomas