Department of Music

Department of Music


We believe music is a vital human experience that should be experienced by every student at St. Cloud State regardless of their degree pathway. SCSU's nationally accredited degrees engage students in hands-on, one-on-one environments with distinguished faculty where our mission is to teach, create, and perform. 

Students have the opportunity to craft their musicianship through performance in ensembles and in private lessons with our very accessible applied teachers, expand their creativity in composition courses, explore the world of digital arts through new media courses, and find the inspiration to become one of the next generation of outstanding music educators.

We maintain the highest expectations of our students, and our faculty and are committed to their growth and development. Our programs are founded in artistry and scholarship, and work to prepare students for the future.

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Earn class credit while performing in one of our many ensembles.


Audition for scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $4,000.

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