Trinity’s music minor works in harmony with other disciplines. This course of study is designed for the student who wishes to continue an emphasis in music to complement a major in another area.
- More than a dozen ensembles open to all majors and disciplines
- More than 25% of students perform in music ensembles
- Trinity is an All-Steinway Campus, featuring 44 Steinway pianos
- Ensembles frequently tour across Texas, the nation, and the world
What You'll Study
From the page to the stage
Raising the Bar
While faculty are experts in their craft, teaching is their real forte. Professors work closely with students in both ensemble and solo instruction, fostering a mentorship through individualized attention.
Humming with opportunities on campus, in San Antonio, and around the world
Music scholarships range from $1,500 - $10,000 per year and are renewable annually based on a successful audition, continued full-time enrollment, and participating in one or more musical ensembles.
When You Graduate
Key to Success
A music education combines passion with practicality. Graduates learn so much more than notes on a page—they develop focus, discipline, improvisation, and flexibility. These traits work in harmony with a liberal arts curriculum, creating a well rounded education that makes it easy for graduates to raise their voice in the real world.
Kummerer, a history and music major at Trinity, discovered a beautiful, long-lost medieval manuscript gathering dust in Trinity’s Special Collections library. This manuscript is a collection of musical chants sung by monks during church mass—including some that hadn’t been sung for centuries.
Very “humbled and frightened” Irene stepped onto the Ruth Taylor Music Hall stage before such famed Trinity music faculty as William Thornton, Rosalind Phillips, and Andrew Milhaso, she “prayed for God to use me as His instrument and—to my joy—I was accepted.”
While in high school Matthew was active in various music programs: choir, a capella groups, theater, and state competitions, so he drew on his vocal talent when applying to college. This included a self-recorded CD, which led to a call from Scott MacPherson, Trinity choir director, who invited him...
Students minoring in music find success in a broad range of careers, applying their music backgrounds to tech, business, and nonprofit fields, among others. Whether they’re managing an orchestra, developing the latest music streaming app, or analyzing the profitability of a music production company, graduates with music minors measure up in a variety of fields.