Church. Academy. Stage. Community.

We are an ecumenical graduate music program with a Roman Catholic core that offers three areas of professional training: organ, choral conducting, and voice. Our students enjoy opportunities to interact with the community via our Children’s Choir and work in local parishes.

Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty are renowned scholars and musicians in church music, performance, theology, composition, musicology, and music theory.

Apply to Our Programs

Students may apply to the Masters of Sacred Music (MSM) in organ, voice, and choral conducting, or the Calvin M. Bower Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in organ and choral conducting.

Learn about Our Alumni

Our graduates go on to work in churches, universities, schools, and artistic organizations worldwide.

Community Engagement

Explore the Notre Dame Children’s Choir and SMND’s work in parishes across our community.