Baytown - Texas Music Education Primer


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City: Baytown

Lee College | Fine Arts Department

  • P.O. Box 818, Baytown, TX 77522-0818
  • (281) 425-6351 (832) 556-4096
  • Dr. John Weinel, Music Instructor; Dr. Kenneth Booker, Instrumental; Dr. Charlotte Mueller, DMA/Piano
  • Website link
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1934
    • Undergraduate students: 175
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 3
    • Part-time instructors: 21
    • Student-Teacher ratio: NA
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 68
    • (within major: 21;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Students majoring in music are eligible for departmental scholarships, and those awards range from $350-$550 per semester. Foundation scholarships (various amounts) available to music students include: Joanne Horeczy Young Music Scholarship; Lenny Mendelovitz Vocal Scholarship; Music Instrumentalist Scholarship; Jean Fuller Terry #2 Scholarship; Melissa Santana Scholarship; Anne Parks Stasney Scholarship; Eva Cathriner Music Scholarship; Doris Harrop Fine Arts Scholarship; and James Harrop Fine Arts Scholarship. Ensemble grants are available to talented non-music majors for participation in Lee College instrumental and vocal performance organizations; typical awards range from $125-$375 per semester.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Nancy Angles; (281) 425-6821.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Texas Association of Music Schools; Texas Music Educators Association
  • Lee College is a fully accredited community college offering both an Associate of Arts in Music and a transfer-track curriculum in music. With emphasis in jazz studies as well as classical music, the College features a variety of ensembles. Facilities include auditoriums, a digital piano lab, and a 16-track recording studio. Classes in recording techniques are also available. Unique to Lee College is a weekly performance/lecture seminar to acquaint students with various professions in music, to enjoy guest artists in recital, and to hear lectures on various important music-related topics not covered in the curriculum.
  • Performance opportunities include the Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band and Baytown Symphony Orchestra--contact David Corder, 281-425-6350; Concert Choir (30 members) and Madrigal Singers (12 members), both under the direction of Dr. Edward Garcia-Novelli, 281-425-6351.
  • Performance facilities include Rundell Auditorium (400 seats; Ms. Muckleroy, 281-425-6320) and Cobb Auditorium (80 seats; Ms. Angles, 281-425-6821).
  • Overall enrollment: 5,937
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $640



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