Liturgical Music and Musical Arts also offers more opportunities for students and those in the campus community to make music a part of their lives.

Music at Midday: A Concert Series
Music at Midday is a series of concerts held at 12:05 in the Inn Between, located on the lower level of the DJ Lombardo Student Center. This series brings in professional musicians from the Northeastern Ohio region, as well as other national and international venues, to offer musical presentations from a wide variety of styles and historical periods to the John Carroll community. All concerts are free of charge. See the schedule here.

Leadership Program for Liturgical Musicians
Liturgical Music and Musical Arts offers a Leadership Program specifically created for Liturgical Musicians and Cantors. This program is designed to build future leaders ready to lead and serve in the realm of music ministry. In conjunction with professionals in liturgy and liturgical music from the Diocese of Cleveland and beyond, this program offers master classes and workshops designed to enhance the musical skills and liturgical understanding necessary to lead music for community prayer and liturgy.

Cleveland Classical Guitar Society
A non-profit organization in residence at John Carroll that presents concerts featuring the finest classical musicians from around the world, as well as offering an educational program that bring daily classical ensemble classes to economically disadvantaged youth in Cleveland and Akron. As part of their residency at the university, the Society will offer musical events to the JCU community, including open recitals, master classes, and more!

Playhouse Square
Cleveland’s theatre district and the largest performing arts center outside of New York. Located just miles from campus.

Severance Hall
Located in nearby University Circle. Home to the Cleveland Orchestra, one of the world’s most sought-after performing ensembles. Students often take in performances for free or at a reduced price at these performing arts venues throughout the area.

If you are interested in the any of the above lessons, contact Cynthia Caporella, Ph.D., Director of Liturgical Music and Musical Arts at (216) 397-4721 or for more details.