The Music Department provides many levels of instruction in performance, history, and theory. Choir, orchestra, jazz, chamber music, and private lessons are available to all Principia students. All music majors take lessons and participate in choir or orchestra.
The music major prepares students for post-baccalaureate study in music education and for graduate study in many areas, including performance. A minor is available as well.
What our majors do in college
- Perform often in weekly Music at Davis concerts; choir, orchestra, or jazz ensemble concerts; and College musicals
- Attend the St. Louis Symphony for free
- Study abroad in France, Vienna, or Peru
- Complete a senior recital or composition
- Travel around the country performing with Arts on Tour
- Study on the carillon and pipe organs
- Learn to use state-of-the-art recording equipment in the recently renovated studio