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Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University

Posted on January 28th, 2012 by Jenny Frankel

Just a stone’s throw from Broadway and the Metropolitan Opera, Sacred Heart University is making a name for itself as one of the premier performing art schools in the US. In addition to its formal performing arts and a music minors, it have been attracting students from around the world with its dynamic Theatre Arts Program as well as a number of Instrumental and Vocal Ensembles.

Theatre Arts Program

Centered around the 776-seat Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University’s Theatre Arts Program is designed to showcase talent and build skills. Whether you want to be an actor, singer, director, designer, or technician, the school’s productions are open to all students, irrespective of major, and provide students with the chance to try indulge their artistic impulses.

Instrumental Ensembles

Like its theatrical productions, Sacred Heart’s instrumental ensembles are open undergraduate and graduate students alike, regardless of major. Encompassing groups as diverse as a marching band, a jazz ensemble, and a winter guard, all students are encouraged to audition. In so doing, students have the opportunity to develop and showcase their talents with likeminded students and faculty who share their passion.

Vocal Ensembles

Sacred Heart’s vocal ensembles likewise run the gamut and include both concert and liturgical choirs. Through work with the school’s dedicated music faculty, students have the opportunity to showcase their vocal abilities in a friendly and nurturing environment. In addition to the personal rewards, participants stand to gain in other ways. All vocal ensemble participants can earn one credit towards their degree per group and may be eligible to receive tuition assistance through Choir Grants.

Thus, no matter your background, this Fairfield, Connecticut based Catholic school has just the right mix of talent to foster your passions.

6 Responses to “Performing Arts at Sacred Heart University”

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    I’m a Nigeria want to music and an upcoming artists but want learn more and what music is all about. What will do And how?

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    Am a nigerian wan to study on music abroad and dont how to go about scholarship or any aid.please help me info on how to.

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