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SCU Department of Music


Time to sign up for private instruction!

Registration for Fall quarter 2014 is just around the corner. In order to ensure that everyone is registered properly, and in a timely manner, Private Instruction registration will now coincide with Fall 2014 Registration period, which is 5/12 - 5/23.  If you are a returning Music Major/Minor or Theater Major/Minor student planning on taking private instruction for Fall quarter 2014, you will need to turn in your forms to the Music Office between now and Friday, 5/23/2014.

Deadline for enrollment forms is Friday, May 23th, at 5:00pm (end of week 8).

Music Major/Minor and Theater Major/Minor: Forms turned in after 5/23 will not be guaranteed lessons. Download forms here.

A Fulbright Scholar!

Julianne Parayo (SCU '12), an English and music double major, has been granted a Fulbright scholarship. She will be an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Poland. She plans to use her English and Music training to explore her capacity for teaching English in a new environment and to participate in a powerful and artistic cross-cultural exchange. She chose Poland to explore its deep regard for both tradition and progress and to investigate how cross-generational dynamics transform a nation's culture.

Major in Music

The Bachelor of Arts in Music can provide preparation for many career options. Classes providing essential skills for the comprehension and performance of music are offered alongside courses designed to create an appreciation for music's changing role in our communities.

Laptop Orchestra

For more information about the department or upcoming events, please contact the Music Department office at (408) 554-4428 or by email.


Click the play button below to hear the SCU Chamber Singers performing the Santa Clara Alma Mater

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“I think a life in music is a life beautifully spent.”
Luciano Pavarotti
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