The music program is one of the most popular fields in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts at Webster University.
Through the minor in music program, develop a broad understanding of the music discipline through the study of performance, music theory, and music literature, and investigate diverse areas of music within a flexible curricular framework. You will have an opportunity to study abroad at the Webster University campus in Vienna, one of the oldest music capitals in the world.
Note: Students who wish to minor in music should contact the Department of Music at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-968-7032 to request a meeting with the department chair, who will determine admittance to the minor.
Jazz students benefit from Webster's strong cooperation with Jazz St. Louis. The world-class Dennis Owsley Jazz Recording Collection is housed in the Emerson Library.
World-renowned soprano Christine Brewer, an international performing artist, is Visiting Professor of Voice at Webster University. She conducts an annual series of lectures and masterclasses at the Webster Groves campus location.
Voice students benefit from Webster's involvement with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Union Avenue Opera.
Student musicians get to hone their skills at the Webster University campus in Vienna, home to legendary composers Beethoven, Mozart and Strauss. Students may attend the Vienna campus in the junior year spring semester and study jazz with Viennese artists, take courses in music history featuring Vienna's traditions, and experience the vibrancy of Europe's musical capital.
16th in the Midwest
Webster University continues to be highly ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report, now listed as 16th in Midwest Regional Universities and included in four best-of categories. This year, the University's score rose to its highest level since the ranking system was established.
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Department of Music News & Upcoming Events
News Around Webster: Jeffrey Carter and Vlad Glăveanu
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Concerto/Aria Competition Winners Announced
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