The following divisions make up the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music. Check out what each division means to the school, learn more about our programs, and research all of the opportunities available to you at Catholic University. 

  • Music composition notebook

    Composition

    The Composition Division is a community of composers, instrumentalists, singers, and conductors. Our musical backgrounds are diverse, yet all of us share the common purpose of creating and performing new music.

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  • Students playing string instruments

    Instrumental Music and Conducting

    The Instrumental Music and Conducting Division is made up of students who enthusiastically embrace the discipline and joyous work of bringing great music to life, while developing their technical skill and musical imagination.

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  • Musical theatre performance

    Musical Theatre

    The Musical Theatre division focuses on making our students complete performers: singers, actors, and dancers. 

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  • Music teacher with students

    Music Education

    The Music Education division is committed to developing excellent musicians who teach well.

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  • Music notes

    Musicology

    Musicology explores the historical and cultural background of music with an openness to the many newer trends in musicology and related fields such as music theory, aesthetics, ethnomusicology, cultural history, and more.

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  • Piano

    Piano

    The Piano Division is a growing and vibrant part of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music. Its students seek to understand and develop as musicians by exploring challenging and varied repertoire.

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  • Student playing organ

    Sacred Music

    The Sacred Music Division provides a singular preparation for choral conductors, organists, and composers for service to the Church, the nation, and the world.

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  • Opera performance in Rigoletto

    Voice

    The Voice Division supports an "Open Studio" policy, which encourages the vocal faculty to work as a team toward the progress of every student.

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