Liturgical Music Minor

Follow your passion for music performance with a minor in Music – Liturgical

Gain knowledge on the insights of liturgical music when performed at a religious site of worship. Learn the history behind the styles, forms, and pieces used in relation with liturgical music.

Learn About Our Minor in Liturgical Music

Student Experience

As a Loras student, you have the opportunity to enhance your educational experience by adding one or more minors. We encourage students to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, engage in community outreach, explore internships and get involved in the many student and academic organizations available.


Liturgical Music Minor Requirements

Division of Communication & Fine Arts
Glenn Pohland, D.M.A., Chair

Requirements for the minor in Liturgical Music:
The liturgical music minor is open to all students interested in exploring the great history and tradition of sacred music, whether for personal devotion or for ministry. The minor aims to prepare students to be well informed musical leaders in their congregations and to strengthen students’ skills in performance. The liturgical music minor is an excellent addition for pre-seminarians, for religious studies majors, and for any student interested in deepening their faith through music. 

Minor Requirements for Liturgical Music

Loras College also offers a major in Music.


Supporting Your Investment

Loras takes great pride in supporting your investment – both through providing an exceptional learning experience and in sharing the cost of your degree. 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. We have scholarships, grants and special awards for all students based on their achievements and financial need.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to earn my Loras degree?

Most students earn their undergraduate degree in four years or less. If you have questions about transferring any previously earned credits or degrees, please see our Transfer Student Information.

How much is tuition?

At Loras College, financial access to education is one of our defining values. We are committed to helping all of our students make their degree affordable. We partner with every student and family to understand their unique financial needs ensuring 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. Scholarships, grants and special awards are offered to all students based on their achievements and financial need. Loras is consistently ranked as one of the best universities for return on investment.  View our Tuition and Fees page.

How do I apply for schlarships and financial aid?

Submit your federal FAFSA, apply to Loras College and review our financial aid resources for detailed information, scholarship opportunities and much more.

Meet Our Professors

Glenn Pohland, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Director of Instrumental Activities
Chair, Division of Communications and Fine Arts
563.588.7153 |
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Jeremiah Cawley, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Choral & Vocal Activities
563.557.4096 |
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Michael Bagby
Coordinator of Liturgy and Music
Staff Accompanist
563.588.7303 |
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Luke Tyler, DA
Assistant Professor of Music
563.588.7785 |
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