Drawing upon a distinguished tradition of musicological study, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music offers you a multitude of research opportunities.

Our faculty of active scholars, Latin American Center for Graduate Studies in Music, and proximity to such Washington institutions as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution provide the resources you need to become a 21st-century musical scholar.

  • Students studying music

    About Us

    Our students benefit from our uniquely important location with our host of nearby research institutions and our many guest scholars.

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  • Music library

    Programs of Study

    The Musicology Division offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

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  • Music performance


    The Musicology Division hosts various events throughout the year, including the Musicology Colloquium, during which students are given the opportunity to meet guest speakers from around the country.

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Performance Calendar

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music stages four main-stage productions, dozens of ensemble concerts, and over 100 recitals each year.