Christmas Concert -- December 3, 2015
From Liza Sanchez
San Antonio, Texas
In the Music Department at St. Mary’s University, students explore the varied musical traditions of the past and present through a curriculum of historical, theoretical and applied courses. The program trains musicians to be teachers and performers, and prepares them to pursue graduate and doctoral degrees. The Department of Music also celebrates the creative human spirit through musical performance. Students often collaborate with the Drama department to produce and perform in musicals and operas. About the Program Students take a variety of courses, including music theory, music history, conducting, improvisation, arranging and orchestration. They also participate in a variety of music ensembles. All Music majors take private lessons on their chosen instrument or voice throughout their academic career.
Students can pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Music or in Music With Teacher Certification, with either vocal or instrumental concentrations. A minor in Music is also available. Students of all majors can take courses in Music to fulfill the requirements of the Core Curriculum.