Vocal Music

If you love to sing and want to make vocal music your career, talk to us about our bachelor's degree programs. From classical and musical theatre to popular and sacred music, we'll help you turn your passion into a career.

At Marian University, you'll work with talented faculty who give you personal, one-on-one attention and mentoring. Whether you want to teach vocal music, be a professional performer, work as a vocal coach, or give private lessons, we'll help you become the best of the best and blossom into a natural leader. And you'll get the knowledge, skills, and experience you need on a welcoming campus where you'll be challenged academically and encouraged to grow socially.

We offer two degrees in vocal music:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Vocal Music 
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Vocal Music Education

 In addition we offer:

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Instrumental Music
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Instrumental Music Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Pastoral Music Ministry
  • A music minor

Four-year plan Course checklist​​

Vocal Ensembles

  • Knight Fusion Show Choir is a mixed choir performing musical theatre, pop, and jazz standards.
  • Sacred Choir performs religious music and masterpieces composed for religious purposes.
  • Knight Voices is an acapella vocal group that is unaccompanied by instrumental musicians.


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