School of Music
So much more than a musician.
More. This simple word describes all the opportunities you’ll have in Butler University’s School of Music. Many students double major, both within the arts and out, bringing an added layer of knowledge, creativity, and experience that makes them truly well-rounded musicians and music educators.
In addition to studying music, our flexible curriculum allows students to study abroad, collaborate with internationally-acclaimed artists, participate in the Butler Symphony Orchestra or other ensembles, complete a major research project, or teach in the Butler Community Arts School—all with the encouragement of Butler’s world-renowned faculty.
Couple all of that with our excellent reputation, personalized instruction, strong pedagogy, and our location in the vibrant musical and cultural community of Indianapolis and you have a program that is not only about reaching your career goals, but pursuing your passions.
Butler University is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
Support the Arts
Attend a Performance
JCA offers a variety of events and performances, including ensembles, faculty and guest performances, and student recitals.
Expand Your Horizons
Participate in an Event
If you’re in middle or high school and love to make music with others, attending an on-campus event may be a great opportunity. Events range from music specialty days and competitions to choral festivals to summer camps, and much more.
Fund Your Journey
Scholarships & Financial Aid
JCA offers a variety of scholarship opportunities, including merit and talent awards, ensemble participation scholarships, named scholarships, and more.