The Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America voted on June 5, 2018, to unite the Departments of Drama and Art, previously in the School of Arts and Sciences, with the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music to create the new Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art. This new school includes the Department of Music Performance; the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition; the Department of Drama; and the Department of Art.
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art unites programs that are by nature creative and collaborative to inaugurate an exciting new dynamic focus on the visual and performing arts at Catholic University.
Already Oscar buzz is building for a new Hollywood feature film with a major connection to
An alumnus of our music program recently unveiled portraits he completed of former deans of the music school.
Many of our students find the freedom and support to take diverse paths simultaneously.
Best of both worlds — individual musical instruction, and freedom to explore diverse academic subjects
Our students are involved in numerous on and off-campus productions. With approximately 100 student organizations, students have the chance to explore all their interests.
Our location in Washington, D.C., enables our students to use the city as their classroom.
University President John Garvey has appointed Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw as dean of the University’s School of Music, Drama, and Art effective Monday, June 18. An internationally recognized music educator and classical soprano, Leary-Warsaw is also host of the popular television series In Concert on the EWTN Global Catholic Television Network.
A founding member of the University’s Catholic Arts Council, Leary-Warsaw has been part of a decades-long collaboration with Catholic University and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on production of the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity.
She previously served as chair of the Department of Music, artistic director of the Conservatory of Fine and Performing Arts, and associate professor of music at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Ala.