Customize the LSM experience! A variety of electives encourage students to build new musical skills and dive into their unique musical interests.
Note: some electives which culminate in a final performance are only available to Full Session students.
Chapel Choir. This non-auditioned choir rehearses daily and provides music for worship throughout LSM.
Church Music. Lutheran hymnody, liturgical history, and worship planning are explored.
Composition. Discover your creative voice with the instruction of a professional composer, and premiere your original piece in collaboration with your fellow students.
Conducting. Learn basic conducting patterns and methods for conducting both instrumental and choral ensembles.
Handbells*. Learn the elements and techniques of playing in a handbell choir. The handbell choir regularly serves in worship, the Hymn Festival, and select concerts.
Intro to the Pipe Organ. Learn how the pipe organ works and experience playing this majestic instrument (basic keyboard skills required).
Jazz Ensemble*. Jazz theory, techniques, and history come together in this lively performing ensemble.
Musical Theatre*. Hands-on experience in Broadway-style of singing and performance.
Secondary Lessons*. If a student plays a second instrument or sings, secondary lessons are offered once per week. Strongly suggested for all students wanting a second large ensemble placement.
*Onsite audition required