Butler University School of Music

MORE. This simple word describes the opportunities you’ll have at the Butler University School of Music.

Our flexible curriculum allows you to pursue a double major, study abroad, collaborate with internationally-acclaimed artists, participate in multiple ensembles, complete an internship or major research project, teach in the Butler Community Arts School, and so much more—all with the encouragement of Butler’s world-renowned faculty.

We offer:

  • Multiple, flexible degree options in Instrumental or Vocal Performance, Jazz Studies, Music Education, and Composition, including over 40 double majors outside of music and unique dual degree options like Music Therapy or Engineering!
  • Professional collaborations with internationally acclaimed artists through our JCA Signature Series, an artist and scholar residency program, and Butler affiliates like the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and Indianapolis Chamber Choir.
  • Big city perks with a small-town feel. Our campus is located in a beautiful residential area just five miles north of downtown Indianapolis, a musically and artistically vibrant city.
  • Performance opportunities starting your first semester in state-of-the-art, on-campus venues in the Butler Arts and Events Center complex that hosts 250+ artistic performances every year.
  • And MORE!

Virtual and in-person visit options are available. Masks are optional but may be requested in certain campus areas. Please email music@butler.edu or call 317-940-9065 to connect with us!


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