Music

Benedictine College is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Music department is designed to meet the artistic and scholarly demands of those students who intend to pursue graduate study in the music field, embrace a teaching career, work in a professional capacity, or enhance their lives through the study of music.

 

MAJORS AND MINORS

Benedictine College offers the following degrees in music:
Bachelor of Arts in Music
Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Composition
Bachelor of Music Education
Music Minor

 

REQUIREMENTS

COURSE CATALOG

 

CAREERS

Careers available within the field include PreK-12 music education, studio teacher, music ministry and professional musician.
The degree also allows for further study in graduate school.

 

ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Member in Good Standing in the National Association of Schools of Music

 

DEPARTMENT WEBSITE

Music Department

 

FACULTY

 

Dr. Ruth Krusemark, Professor and Chair of Music, Choral, Piano, Organ, Theory
Dr. Chris Greco, Assistant Professor of Music, Theory/Composition, Woodwinds
Mr. Ted Hanman, Assistant Professor of Music, Band, Brass, Conducting, History, Music Methods
Mr. Jason Riley, Adjunct Instructor of Guitar
Dr. Lara West, Adjunct Instructor of Liturgical Choir, Keyboard, Music Appreciation
Susan Barber, OSB, Piano Instructor
Monty Carter, Instructor of Strings
Dr. Andrea Garritano Freeze, Visiting Instructor
Lois Niemann, Administrative Assistant
Michelle Rautmann, Adjunct Instructor - Piano
Fr. Blaine Schultz, OSB
Matthew Shepard, Orchestra Director, Orchestra Director

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information please contact Dr. Ruth Krusemark.