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 Benjamin T. 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.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented Allan Laino, conductor of the University Singers, with a challenge. He needed to replace the three weekly class meetings of the University Singers with a virtual experience.
The Department of Drama is staging a digital version of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.
While sleeping peacefully one night, musician Daniel Bosko, a double bassist, had a dream that might have been more surprising if he wasn’t serious about his art.
Many Catholic University students expanded their educational experience through outstanding summer internships in places like Paris, Cape Town, Dublin, Fairbanks, and New York.
All first-year students admitted to the Studio Art and Art History majors are eligible to compete for the $20,000 Karen Laub-Novak Art and Faith Scholarship.
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.