Be enriched. Be heard. Be enlightened.
Our promise to you is simple: you will leave Webster enriched and emboldened.
For nearly 100 years, we have helped mold exceptional musical artists for the contemporary world. Our small class sizes (averaging 9-12 per music class) and caring faculty mean you are heard. And our comprehensive musical education, including eleven wide-ranging undergraduate programs and specific-focus graduate programs led by artist/teachers, provides enlightenment and advancement for serious musicians.
Knowing that choosing a school that is a good fit requires both your head and your heart, we want you to look more closely at our Webster Groves campus. But you won't really know how you feel about the school until you visit. A visit offers you the opportunity to experience the campus community firsthand, and to evaluate your personal interaction with our faculty members and students. We invite you to visit the Department of Music to take a campus tour, meet with ensemble directors and faculty members, sit in on a class or rehearsal, or attend any performances held during your visit. Contact us at 314.246.7566 or by email. Be certain to provide us enough detail to tailor a visit just for you.
Every Department of Music applicant at all levels, including minors, must audition on a major performing instrument or voice. Composition applicants must submit scores in addition to a performance audition. Any student who transferred from Webster, and now wishes to return, must also re-audition.
Audition dates this year are:
- Friday, December 2, 2016
- Friday, February 3, 2016
- Friday, February 17, 2017
- Saturday, February 18, 2017
- Friday, February 24, 2017
- Friday, April 7, 2017
- Friday, June 2, 2017
You may also submit a digital application.
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Department of Music News
Seniors 2015May 2015
The Department of Music captured a few moments with our 2015 graduating seniors to find out what they will miss, what they will share, and what makes Webster their home.
Connor ScottMarch 2016
Music education major Connor Scott wins a conducting competition, and talks about his time at Webster University.
Opera Scenes, January 2014January 2014
Opera Scenes are staged and conducted by guest artists, and feature students from performance, education, and general music programs at Webster.
Chamber SingersMarch 2014
Chamber Singers perform at the 2014 divisional convention of the American Choral Directors Association.
Music EducationSpring 2015
Christy Timberlake is featured in an introduction to Music Education at Webster University.
Bob ChamberlinMay 2015
Bob Chamberlin sat down with the department of music to give us a glimpse inside his 42 year history with the university and share some memories and advice with students and his colleagues as he moves into the next phase of his life.
Webster University OrchestraFall 2016
Dr. Paul Davis leads the Webster Symphony Orchestra in the year-opening concert, September 2016.
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