On behalf of the faculty and staff associated with the Department of Music, welcome to Waldorf University. Since its founding in 1903, music has always been a central part of the Waldorf tradition. Here, students take center stage through:

  • A commitment to quality education;
  • A dedication to an excellent student experience;
  • A program with purposeful core values;
  • A community that induces personal growth, high academic achievement, lasting friendships, and community responsibility;
  • A community that values religious faith, conveying a life and purpose that serves Christ in all things; and
  • A university engaged within the world.

The Waldorf University Music Department  aims to inspire lifelong arts contributors through comprehensive educational and performance opportunities. Faculty are dedicated to connecting with the community through accessible, diverse, and meaningful music experiences rooted in tradition. Authenticity, collaboration, enrichment and support are foundations in the culture and success of Waldorf University Music Department. 

TRADITION is strong within the music department as the second a capella choir in the U.S., choral ensembles continue to reinvent this art. One hundred years dedicated to meaningful and engaged learning experiences. 

Find your PASSION in one of our diverse musical experiences whether you’re a major or not. Opportunities include, but are not limited to, classical, jazz, popular, rock, world and musical theatre.

Join the COMMUNITY of students supported each day by faculty and staff with advanced credentials in composition, conducting, performance, music education and more. Let us inspire and empower you as you grow through music, faith and service.

Individualized advising and practical experiences will ensure that you define your own SUCCESS and develop life-long strategies for achievement.

As a music major, the Waldorf University Music programs provide a comprehensive curriculum preparing students with the foundations of music, performance and pedagogy. We aim to inspire lifelong arts contributors through diverse opportunities, collaborations and autonomy that lead to sustainable careers that contribute to the betterment of society.


The Department of Music hold different camps throughout the year. Browse the events listed or email music@waldorf.edu for further information.