Christmas Vespers


Tickets for Christmas Vespers will be available online on Monday, November 6th at 9 a.m.

Fine and Performing Arts Day


Friday, November 3, 2017
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This special event will introduce you to careers in the arts. Learn about our Theatre, Music, Art and Arts Administration programs. Whether your goal is to major in the arts or to participate in campus art and performance activities while majoring in another field, this is a day full of fine and performing arts related activities.

You can also sign up to audition for our music and theatre programs, or bring your art portfolio in for a faculty review. Register for auditions through the Music or Theatre pages.

Learn More and Register

Music Auditions & Activity Grants


Activity Grants are available to all full-time students, in all disciplines, registered for at least 12 semester hours credit during the fall and spring semesters, making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

Register for Your Audition

About Music


The Department of Music offers the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Bachelor of Music Therapy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music with studies in all performance instruments, voice, and composition

Drury's music graduates have a 93% placement rate immediately upon graduation - either in a job that requires a bachelor's degree or being accepted into graduate school. The Department is one of the fastest growing music departments in the region, growing from 17 majors in 2000 to 85 majors in 2014. As an integral part of the liberal arts tradition of Drury, over 400 Drury students take music classes, perform in music ensembles, or take individual music lessons every semester.

Drury University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Additionally, the music therapy program is accredited by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), and the music education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Upcoming Events

Drury Jazz Ensembles I & II ConcertClara Thompson HallOctober 24, 2017 @ 7:30 PMDrury Jazz Combos I & II C-Street GalleryOctober 27, 2017 @ 6:00 PMSpringfield-Drury Civic Orchestra/Springfield Regional Opera Masked Ball GalaThe Old Glass PlaceOctober 27, 2017 @ 7:30 PMStudent Senior Recital - Justin LepperClara Thompson HallOctober 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

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