Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
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|The Catholic University of America|
|Location||Washington D.C., United States
The school remains the preeminent Catholic center for music study in the United States.
The Catholic University of America first began offering music courses in 1927. In 1950 a music department was established and in 1965 the department became the School of Music. The school was named The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music in the spring of 1984, in honor of alumnus, Trustee Emeritus, and benefactor, Benjamin T. Rome.
- Bachelor of Music degree is offered in composition, music education (with K-12 teacher certification in choral/general, instrumental, or combined), music history and literature (honors program), musical theatre, or performance (orchestral instruments, organ, piano, voice).
- Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is offered with emphasis in performance, history and literature, or no emphasis.
- Master of Arts program in Musicology (with emphasis in music history or theory); and a joint degree in Music Librarianship: Master of Arts with program in Musicology (music history emphasis) and the Master of Science in Library Science.
- Master of Arts in Teaching in Music Education (with K-12 certification and emphasis in choral/general, instrumental, or combined).
- Master of Music in Sacred Music (concentrations in choral music, composition, organ).
- Master of Music with programs in Composition (with emphasis in concert or stage music); Piano Pedagogy; Vocal Pedagogy; Chamber Music, Orchestral Instruments (Violin, viola, cello, string bass, orchestral woodwind and brass, percussion, harp, and classical guitar); Piano Performance; Vocal Accompanying; Vocal Performance; Orchestral Conducting.
- Graduate Artist Diploma Program (cello, orchestral conducting, piano, violin or voice)
- Graduate Music Teacher Certification Program (nondegree K-12 certification with emphasis in choral/general, instrumental, or combined).
- Doctor of Musical Arts
- Ph.D. in musicology.