The Catholic University of America

Welcome to CUA Musicology!

Drawing upon a distinguished tradition of musicological study, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music offers you a multitude of research opportunities. Our faculty of active scholars, Latin American Center for Graduate Studies in Music, and proximity to such Washington institutions as the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution provide the resources you need to become a 21st-century musical scholar.  Click here to learn more about us

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Topher Booth on the publication of his essay "Self-Imagery and Resilience: Hermeneutics of Jewish Sound in Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 2," in The Jewish Experience in Classical Music: Shostakovich and Asia, ed. Alexander Tentser (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014)!!!  Click here for more information and other news.


Upcoming Events

Every semester there are a number of exciting musicological events held on campus and in the DC area, from our weekly musicology colloquium meetings (often featuring renowned guest scholars) to local meetings of the American Musicological Society and lectures and concerts at the Library of Congress.  Click here for information about upcoming events.

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the School of Music in 2015, all of our colloquium guests during this calendar year are faculty, current students, and alumni of The Catholic University of America.  Click here for the colloquium schedule.


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Our students and faculty are widely accomplished in the scholarly world.  Click here for information on the achievements and activities of members of the CUA Musicology community.

Professor Andrew H. Weaver, Ph.D.
Head of Musicology
Ward Hall, room 213
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave NE
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-5413
Fax: 202-319-6280