About the College

WClogoWartburg is a selective liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), internationally recognized for community engagement. The college’s 1,661 students come from 69 countries and 27 U.S. states. Wartburg is dedicated to challenging and nurturing students for lives of leadership and service as a spirited expression of their faith and learning. Wartburg offers majors in music education, performance, music therapy, and church music.

The college’s 15 vocal and instrumental music ensembles are open to music and non-music majors. The Wartburg Choir, Wind Ensemble, and Castle Singers tour annually and travel abroad every third year during the college’s one-month May Term. All-State musicians and Lutheran Summer Music participants who enroll at Wartburg qualify for minimum $2,500 scholarships. Meistersinger Music Scholarships offer up to $5,000 per year to music and non-music majors, based on audition. Wartburg takes its name from the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany, where Martin Luther took refuge for 10 months during the stormy days of the Protestant Reformation. Music groups frequently visit the castle during their May Term trips abroad.

All-State musicians and Lutheran Summer Music participants who enroll at Wartburg qualify for minimum $2,500 scholarships. Meistersinger Music Scholarships offer up to $5,000 per year to music and non-music majors, based on audition.

800px-Wartburg_von_BrückeWartburg takes its name from the Wartburg Castle in Eisenach, Germany, where Martin Luther took refuge for 10 months during the stormy days of the Protestant Reformation. Music groups frequently visit the castle during their May Term trips abroad.

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