Music Department

Music Department

The Viterbo University Music Department prepares vocal and piano students for professional careers in teaching and performing, provides opportunities for the general student to engage in artistic experiences, and encourages students to influence the musical lives of the communities in which they serve. Our programs feature:

  • Dedicated artist-faculty with extensive professional experience
  • First-rate teaching, rehearsing, performing, and recording facilities
  • Five newly restored Steinway grand pianos
  • Nationally acclaimed visiting artists
  • Three choral ensembles that tour regionally, nationally, and internationally
  • Talent scholarships for music majors
  • Alumni accepted into graduate programs at Indiana University, Manhattan School of Music, Cleveland Institute, University of Minnesota, Ball State University, Boston Conservatory, and others
  • High job placement rate in music education
  • Recipient of numerous Liberace Foundation grants
  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) for over 50 years
  • Degree options: B.A. in music, B.M. in music education (K-12 general/6-12 choral), and B.M. in music performance (piano or voice).

For more information, contact:
Ann Schoenecker
Department Chair, Associate Professor

To schedule an audition:

Click MUSIC AUDITION and complete the request form.  Please note that you must first have applied to Viterbo University before an audition time can be scheduled. See FUTURE STUDENTS for more information. 

Questions? Email:
Jane Brunner, Administrative Assistant
College of Arts and Letters