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Blinn College | Department of Music

  • 902 College Avenue, Brenham, TX 77883
  • (979) 830-4288 (979) 830-4262.
  • Todd Quinlan, Performing Arts Department Head • Jill Stewart, Instrumental Music Coordinator • Dr. Sarah Burke, Director of Bands • Dr. Paulo Gomes, Choir Director • Daniel Trevor Bircher, Director of Vocal Studies
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1950
    • Undergraduate students: 70
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 9
    • Part-time instructors: 8
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 66
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships range from $250 to $1,500 per semester. Scholarships are offered to students that wish to participate in music regardless of major. They are awarded based on musical ability and the recommendation of a high school band director. Auditioning for the music program will also serve as your scholarship audition. For scholarship information and audition dates, contact: Band, Jill Stewart (979) 830-4262; Jazz Band; Chorus and Voice Study, Dr. Paulo Gomes (979) 830-4239; and Piano Study, Mr. John Dujka (979) 830-4249.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Jill Stewart, 979-830-4262 or
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: ASCAP • BMI • Southern Association of Colleges • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Education Association
  • Blinn College | Department of Music offers an associate degree in music (AA-Field of Study) and the opportunity to participate in band, vocal, or piano. Blinn College's outstanding music faculty have diverse, hands-on experience and make teaching their top priority so that students are exposed to music, ideas and issues that expand their horizons. The Music Department offers small classes, one-on-one attention, practical learning and easily accessible faculty so that students are actively engaged in a superior learning environment.
  • Performance opportunities include Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Large Choir, and Chamber Ensembles of various sizes for both instrumental and vocal students. Concerts take place at on campus venues as well as off-campus sites.
  • Dr. W.W. O'Donnell Performing Arts Center (Approx. 500 seats), Finke Recital Hall (Approx 100 seats). Other venues are located in the surrounding community.
  • Overall enrollment: 19000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $3,000
  • Genre: Classical