The Institute of Sacred Music
The Institute of Sacred Music in the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art at The Catholic University of America integrates the comprehensive study of music with the worlds of liturgical, theological, classical and humanistic studies. Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in Sacred Music degrees are offered, as is non-degree study of music at every level of development. The institute prepares participants for careers in sacred music and further develops those already engaged in the profession. The institute offers coursework during the academic year and in summer study, year-round and at weekend seminars. The institute seeks to accommodate working professionals and aspirants in the field of sacred music by offering late-afternoon, evening and weekend study in a full- or part-time curriculum that balances academic studies, professional skills, creativity and performance. The institute draws its faculty from the disciplines of the entire university as well as professional practitioners in the metropolitan Washington area, the United States and Europe.
Watch lecturer Dr. Robert Grogan demonstrates the carillon at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where he is the carillonneur: