HSS is the cornerstone of St. Mary's liberal arts and Marianist education. With more than 20 disciplines to choose from, this is the largest school on campus.
Vocal Performance programs at St. Mary’s University focus on helping students achieve their highest level of musicianship as performers. Along with the music major and liberal arts coursework, Music-Vocal Performance majors focus on private study with St. Mary’s world-renowned vocal faulty members, as well as performances in the high-quality ensembles on campus. Voice students also focus on specific aspects of performance though work in the opera workshop, diction, conducting and vocal pedagogy courses.
All of the music programs at St. Mary’s University are highly customized, tailored to each student’s unique talents and career goals. Please see the catalog for the most up-to-date course information and degree plans:
Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music. – President Gerald Ford
This music education program is devoted to helping students become outstanding musicians and inspiring educators.
The vocal performance music degree focuses on helping students achieve their highest level of musicianship as performers. In addition to liberal arts coursework, performance majors focus on private study with world-renowned faculty members as well as ensemble performances. Voice students train rigorously on specific aspects of performance through work in the opera workshop, diction, conducting and vocal pedagogy courses.
St. Mary’s University offers a wide variety of musical ensembles. Vocal ensembles include:
Vocal music majors may also audition to participate in our instrumental ensembles and Bands at St. Mary’s.