School of Music and Theatre Mission Statement
The Heidelberg University School of Music and Theatre serves the student, the Heidelberg campus and the surrounding communities through the offering of courses, degree programs, performance opportunities, professional development, and cultural activities. Aware of the importance of music and theatre as academic disciplines, the School of Music and Theatre provides a broad artistic background, upholding Heidelberg’s liberal arts tradition. The School of Music and Theatre empowers students to pursue music and theatre as an avocation, prepares students for study at the graduate level, and produces and fosters professional artists and teachers.
The SMT embodies its mission with academic degrees at the undergraduate level, and graduate credit and professional development opportunities for professional artists, teachers and our community.