Summer at St. Mary's


Professor Jeffrey Silberschlag conducting the Chesapeake Orchestra at the River Concert Series.

Study abroad in Italy

Choir and Orchestra in Alba

You can participate in the Alba Music Festival, two weeks of intensive music making in the north of Italy.


Hello, and welcome to the Music Department.

Fiske 2013

For the fourth consecutive year, our music program was singled out by the Fiske Guide as one of the best small universities/colleges in the U.S. for music study.

We're the only public liberal arts college on this list.

You can navigate our website by clicking on the links on the left side of the page or in the three side picture boxes.

If you want to return to this page, click on "Music Department" on the left side of the yellow strip near the top of the page.

We hope these pages can be a resource for students seeking information about studying music at St. Mary's College of Maryland, whether as a major, a minor, or a non-major. You will find answers to many of your questions.

A good place to start:
Should I come to St. Mary's to Study Music?

Then, you might be interested in these pages:

We also provide much information for current students -- especially the Handbook Online. But please also explore, as all parts of the site will have useful things for you.

Of course, we are happy to see your or meet with you or communicate with you -- current or prospective students -- in any way you might find convenient.  To write to us or to set up an appointment to see one of us, one way to find us is by going to:

Contact Information or Faculty