At The Catholic University of America, you will study piano for its ability to contribute to the beauty of the world and enrich the human soul. With options to study collaborative piano, piano performance, or piano pedagogy, you are sure to find an area that will grab your attention and fully develop your talent.
In your major classes, you will receive extensive training in piano, as well as supportive courses in music, to provide you with a broad music background. As a piano performance major, you will focus on individual performance in your classes. Your liberal arts requirements will expand your knowledge with classes in history, art, and literature.
Our students perform in solo recitals, master classes, solo performances with orchestra, chamber music concerts, as accompanists for singers, and in many other capacities.
When you graduate from the program, you will be well equipped to pursue a career in piano performance, your education will prepare you to use your talent to make a better world.
When you complete your program you will have many opportunities to put your education to good use. Piano majors typically pursue further study or music teaching, or become members of a chamber choirs or other performing ensembles. The strong liberal arts education that you will receive at The Catholic University of America will allow you to use your talent to its greatest potential in whatever career path you choose.