Current Students

DePaul University’s School of Music appealed to me as a student and as a musician because…
DePaul’s approach to the music curriculum was a defining factor in my choice to apply to the school. The idea that I could focus almost all of my time  Read more...

Alex Paguirigan
Sound Recording Technology with a minor in Physics

DePaul University’s School of Music appealed to me as a student and as a musician because…
the location of the school is ideal for taking advantage of the city—there is always something to do! Also, the faculty members are often great  Read more...

Kelly McCormick
Clarinet performance, French

Most important thing I’ve learned so far in my major:
That it’s okay to say, “I don’t know,” as long as the things you do know you know really well.  Read more...

Reshmi Hazra
Directing

Studying film in Chicago gives me the chance to:
Meet and collaborate with extremely talented and like-minded people, whom I otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to work with.  Read more...

Tim Hitpas
Digital Cinema

Alumni

Most important thing I’ve learned so far in my major:
Every moment in life holds a story. As a filmmaker, it's up to me to figure out how to tell it.​
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Nick Vassil
Digital Cinema

My greatest success as a student here has been...
playing with jazz legends Wynton Marsalis, Phil Woods, and Jim McNeely in the best venues in Chicago while in the award winning DePaul Jazz Ensemble.  Read more...

Vicent DePaul
Saint

My favorite thing to do off campus is…
jumping on the “L” to the Loop and experiencing all that this city has to offer. From attending an amazing Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert or Lyric  Read more...

Evan Epifanio
Bassoon Performance

At DePaul, service learning is...
integral to the DePaul experience. Almost every class I have taken has spent at least some time talking about how the topics we have discussed affect  Read more...

Chloe Hughes
Theatre Arts with a minor in Psychology