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.

Noteworthy opportunities.

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).

Of graduates were employed or attending graduate school within one year of graduation
Music majors double major in another academic area
Students teach almost 2,000 young people annually at the Butler Community Arts School