For more than a century, the Petrie School of Music has been a beacon for passionate musicians and a standard-bearer for artistic excellence. A founding member of the National Association of Schools of Music (way back in 1928!) the Petrie School hosts around 200 concerts every year — fully staged operas, a world-class chamber music series, symphony orchestra, wind ensemble, choirs, and dozens of student recitals.
No matter what your musical passion, you'll find a path to your professional future at Petrie. We offer no less than 12 undergraduate majors and 6 graduate programs -— each with an additional ten subspecialties! And our artist faculty of specialists plus our student:teacher ratio of 7:1 ensure that your unique gifts and goals will be cultivated by professional mentors of the highest order.
Petrie School of Music faculty members Sarah Johnson, Susan Lyle and David Berry will be featured artists at the Festwoche Klassicher Musik in the Black Forest region of Germany September 24-October 6, 2014. Mezzo-soprano Susan Lyle and violinist Sarah Johnson will appear in two performances of the Mozart Requiem. A world premiere of a new piece by Dr. David Berry will be featured in a concert entitled “American Friends, American Music.” Kleine Weisheiten ("Little Wisdoms") is scored for voice, violin, viola and piano with text by the composer and German translation by Kirsten Krick-Aigner. In addition, the three professors will conduct master classes with German students.