• Department of Music
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Music

The Department of Music provides an intensive course of study for music majors within Notre Dame’s rich liberal arts tradition. Our students engage performance, music theory, music history, and ethnomusicology in collaboration with a professionally accomplished faculty of performers and scholars.

In addition, the Department contributes to the broader musical life on campus through course offerings and abundant ensemble opportunities for majors and non-majors alike. Formal study of music at Notre Dame is complemented by the Department's extensive presentation of faculty and guest artist concerts, scholarly lectures, and student performances.

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Events

Friday, March 31, 2017

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Notre Dame Glee Club

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

For its annual spring concert, The Glee Club will present a program of sacred and secular music for men’s voices, including a newly commissioned work by Paul French, spirituals and folk songs, and American popular styles.

For tickets call 574-631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu …

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Notre Dame Chorale

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Notre Dame Chorale, directed by Alexander Blachly, performs a program of choral masterpieces by Weelkes, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, and Stravinsky. Family friendly for ages 7 and up. 

For tickets call 631-2800 or performingarts.nd.edu…

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

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Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

Join the popular Solera Quartet for this special program which will feature Beethoven’s sublime String Quartet in a minor, Op 132. The heart of this profound work is the third movement, titled “Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart” or a “Song of Thanksgiving to God for recovery from an illness, in the Lydian mode.” Beethoven wrote this deeply personal work towards the end of his life, after a long period of ill health. It is an emotionally spiritual work, full of longing, gratitude, and contemplative attempts to converse with God and the afterlife. The beauty and intensity of this piece is ever more moving when we remember that Beethoven had succumbed to full deafness by the time he composed this work.…

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