Discover Your Music Potential at the University of Saint Mary

At the University of Saint Mary music students develop musicianship and performance skills that prepare them for a lifetime of satisfying musical involvement. Caring and knowledgeable faculty with more than 50 years of combined teaching experience help each student to:

  • Excel as a performer

  • Prepare for careers in performance, studio teaching and church music

  • Cultivate an appreciation for the art of music

USM offers exceptional opportunities:

  • Competitive performance scholarships for all students (regardless of major)

  • Private lessons with  professional full-time faculty

  • Numerous solo and ensemble performance opportunities

Students may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree or elect to study Music as an area of Concentration in either the Liberal Studies or Interdisciplinary Studies degree programs. All students are eligible to pursue a Music Performance Minor or a Liberal Arts Music Minor.

The University of Saint Mary is just 30 minutes away from major performance venues in Kansas City and Lawrence and students have opportunities to attend world-class musical  events at the Kauffmann Center and Lied Center.