| Academics | Music | Unique Features

Our program is built on the principle of providing a solid foundation of musical studies and skills through a commitment to individualized attention. We want you to achieve your academic and musical goals, so we closely monitor your growth and progress.

  • An excellent faculty who are committed to teaching and mentoring
  • Small class size, individualized instruction
  • Solo and chamber music opportunities
  • Vocal performing ensembles:
    • Madonna University Chorale, offering a large choral group that performs sacred and secular music; past concerts have included collaborations with the Plymouth Symphony, Livonia Symphony, and Detroit Archdiocesan choir¬†
      - Adjunct Associate Professor Kevin Cushman, conductor
    • Lyric Theatre program, offering fully staged musical theater and light opera productions¬†
      - Associate Professor Barbara Wiltsie
    • No Strings Attached, student-run vocal ensemble, offering custom arrangements of popular, musical theater, and classical music
    • Pep Band, a University-sponsored band open to students of all majors and abilities. Performing Arts Scholarship offered to all eligible players. The band will perform at various school functions and athletic events.
      - Adjunct Associate Professor Joshua James, Director
    • Summer Opera Productions, student-run, fully produced and directed short opera productions rehearsed and presented during the summer months.¬†
  • Internship and job placement aid
  • Madonna University's newest music program is the Bachelor of Music (B.MUS.) in film music scoring, which prepares students for employment in the film industry. Our faculty include award-winning film scoring composers who work with our students one-on-one.