We are a thriving program in which students enthusiastically embrace the discipline and joyous work of bringing great music to life, while developing their technical skill and musical imagination.

Explore the varied aspects of our work here at Catholic University.

  • Lynn Harrell Master Class

    About Us

    The Instrumental Music Division is made up of approximately 25 undergraduates and 45 graduate students. The richness of playing across all instruments is displayed in our ensembles: the CUA Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble.

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  • Christmas concert

    Programs of Study

    The Instrumental Music and Conducting Division offers bachelor, master, and doctor of musical arts degrees.

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  • Orchestra Performance at Christmas Concert

    Symphony Orchestra

    The CUA Symphony Orchestra performs major orchestral works regularly throughout the year. The Orchestra also serves as the ensemble for CUA Opera Theatre, and is featured in the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • CUA Wind Ensemble

    Wind Ensemble

    The CUA Wind Ensemble performs several concerts throughout the year of a large variety of literature.

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