Music

Find your music within.

Ensemble auditions

Our music department offers opportunities to student musicians across all disciplines — taught by exceptional faculty in world-class facilities. Together, we prepare dynamic leaders for the modern musical community.

 

Why Study Music at CSB+SJU?

  • Outstanding faculty of practicing musicians.
  • Student ensembles tour nationally and internationally.
  • Many opportunities to double major.
  • Workshops in popular music topics such as song writing and composing for video games.
  • A quarter of all CSB and SJU students are in music classes or ensembles each semester.
 
 
 

Program Overview

Meet the Profs

While committed to teaching and creating music, the music faculty are also accomplished performers.

Faculty

Be in the Know

Application to the Music Major, Student Handbook, Music Library Resources, Student Performance Series

Prospective and Current Student Resources

Life as a Music Major

Educating all students (not just majors and minors) through music courses, ensembles, and lessons.

Learning Outcomes

Music Scholarships

Scholarship Application Information

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University invite incoming musicians to apply for a music scholarship recognizing their musical abilities. In order to be eligible for this scholarship, students must first apply and be accepted for admission.

Scholarship Compliance Letter

Music scholarship compliance requirements.

Music Majors After Graduation

Music Department News

MNSOTA Upper Midwest String Camp

July 24-29, 2022 at CSB

Apply Today

The Upper Midwest String Camp is jointly sponsored by the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph and MNSOTA. This is the ideal summer program for 7th through 12th grade students eager to develop their string playing through chamber music, string orchestra and technique classes.

News Archive

Check out our Liturgical music programs!

CSB/SJU has both undergraduate and graduate programs in Liturgical music.

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Amy Grinsteiner
Chair, Music Department

CSB BAC A119
320-363-5717

SJU Music 106
320-363-3375

Kelly Brueske
Coordinator, Music Department

CSB BAC A116
320-363-5796

SJU Music 110
320-363-3371