Admissions: Programs of Study

Music Performance

Graduates of this program are prepared for solo/ensemble performance, studio teaching and further graduate study. In addition to a solo recital in the senior year, the performance major must also present a solo recital in the junior year.


Marywood University offers many ensembles for its students to participate in.

Wind Ensemble: The Marywood Wind Ensemble is a 60 piece University/Community band which is open to all Marywood students with prior instrumental experience.

Campus Choir: A concert choir of approximately 80 students, community members, faculty, and staff Campus Choir performs in the annual Christmas and Benefit Concerts, and frequently at St. Stephen's Church in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Interested singers should sign up for a short hearing at the beginning of the semester to determine vocal placement.

Chamber Singers: A select vocal ensemble comprised of about 16 men and women, The Marywood Chamber Singers have performed recently at St. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen, NJ; St. Michael's Church in New York City; and First Church in Boston, where the group was broadcast on radio and online. The Chamber Singers present two major concerts each year in the Marywood Marian Chapel, in addition to frequent off-campus performances, and domestic and international tours.

Degree: Bachelor of Music - BM
Program Website
College: Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts
Department Website: Music, Theatre, and Dance

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1


Middle States Accreditation on Higher Education
National Association of Schools of Music 

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions

Chairperson: Joan McCusker, IHM, PhD
Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

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