Music

World class musicians influence world class thinkers. 

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 The University offers a music concentration and ensures the presence of music on its campus through regular music programs and a variety of activities arranged by the Music Department. The UD Chorale is widely recognized for its quality and performs repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to 20th century works. Applied lessons in piano, voice, violin and cello are available and instruction in other instruments can be arranged through the Music Office. Opportunities for performance include monthly student recitals, special concerts, Lyric Theater productions, liturgies and campus visit weekends. Additionally, guest artist performances at UD provide the opportunity for students to hear world-class musicians on campus and students can attend concerts in the Dallas- Fort Worth area, arranged through the Music Department. The goals of the Music Department are to provide students with opportunities to explore and create music from a variety of genres and to prepare those students who choose to pursue the music concentration to be proficient in the artistic, theoretical and historical aspects of the language of music.

 



 

 

News

Professors Awarded NEH Grant to Support Writing Programs

Chair and Assistant Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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