Michael Piazza

Michael Piazza

Director of Sacred Music

Mr. Michael Piazza has a Bachelor of Music degree from Loyola University, a Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas, and a Master of Education degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has served on the faculties at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, LSU Lab School, Delgado Community College, has been a Louisiana Public Schools music educator for almost 20 years, and an active Catholic music minister in the Archdiocese of New Orleans for over 25 years. He is married and has three children.

Mr. Michael Piazza currently is the music director at St. Anselm Catholic Church in Madisonville and resides on the north shore. As Director of Sacred Music at the Notre Dame Seminary, Mr. Piazza works with the Directory of Liturgy in planning, scheduling, and implementing music for morning prayer, evening prayer, and masses. Mr. Piazza works collaboratively with lay faculty, priests, and seminarians to prepare and lead worship services with musical accompaniment and vocalists. Seminarians serve in the music ministry, in practice and application, as organist, cantor, schola, and choir.

Office Location

St. Joseph Hall – Room 216


Email: mpiazza@nds.edu