Music - FAQ
- Are there any Music Scholarships for which I can apply?
Yes, there are music scholarships for new and reentering students.
- Can I just take private lessons?
- Can I play in a Music ensemble if I'm not a Music major?
Yes, you can. Simply sign up for the music ensemble of choice when you register for classes.
- How do I get into a Music ensemble?
First, register online for the ensemble of your choice. Placement auditions for music ensembles are held during the first week of each semester.
- Which Music courses count for University Core Curriculum credit?
Many of our courses count for the university core. For a complete list of Music courses that count toward your University Core Curriculum go to the core curriculum page and look under Knowledge Areas, Artistic Knowledge and Experience.
- Can I just take a few Music courses if I'm not interested in getting a degree?
Some Music courses are in the category of "general education" classes, which are open to all students. You can also take random music courses as a non-music major or minor, but you must be cleared to register by the Director of Music, Charles Jurgensmeier, S.J., and may have to take theory and keyboard placement exams. All course prerequisites apply.