As a student in the Bachelor of Arts in Music program at Webster University, you will receive a broad understanding of the music discipline through the study of performance, music theory and music literature. Investigate diverse areas of music within a flexible curricular framework. This exciting program also includes a semester in Vienna, one of the world's oldest musical capitals!
Complete a senior project appropriate for your primary emphasis area, such as composition, piano performance, vocal performance, jazz studies and more. The program's flexibility lets you pursue a second field of study outside of music, too. Whether it's biology, creative writing, electronic media, foreign languages, international studies or psychology, the choice is yours. These are some of the reasons why the Bachelor of Arts in Music program is the most popular degree within the Department of Music.
Special Study Opportunities
Jazz students benefit from Webster's strong cooperation with Jazz St. Louis. The world-class Dennis Owsley Jazz Recording Collection is housed in 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 master classes at the Webster Groves campus.
Voice students benefit from the presence on campus of Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and from Webster's strong relationships with local arts organizations including the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra and Union Avenue Opera.
As a student musician, seize the opportunity to hone your skills in Vienna, home to legendary composers Beethoven, Mozart and Strauss. Webster University established its Vienna campus in 1981.
Students typically attend the Vienna campus in the junior year spring semester. Study jazz with a Viennese artist, take courses in music history (including Vienna's music traditions), and experience the vibrancy of Europe's musical capital.
Connect with Webster
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- Email Dr. David Werfelmann, program head
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Department of Music
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March 31, 2021
2021 Messing Faculty Award Recipient: Stuart Chapman Hill
March 26, 2021
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