Music at Aquinas College
  • man directing large band


  • students playing instruments in a concert


  • conductor conducting a concert


  • Art and Music center building



$110,000 in music department scholarships were awarded this year. The scholarship application process begins in October each year.


Our facilities included a 210 seat recital hall with 9-foot concert Steinway and Baldwin grand pianos, a recording studio, the Performing Arts Center, two pipe organs, and 28 additional grand, upright and electronic pianos from Steinway, Schimmel, Yamaha,Boston, Roland, Korg, Kawai and Baldwin.


Music faculty have received numerous honors including “Teacher of the Year,” “Composer of the Year,” two ArtPrize Jazz Awards for original compositions, silver medalist at the American Traditions Singing Competition, and multiple Grand Awards for musical theatre roles in West Michigan.


Music faculty perform and present at scholarly conferences, festivals, and conventions, and in concert halls, cathedrals, outdoor venues, clubs, and universities across the U.S. and Europe, in Guinea West Africa, Japan, and South America.