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University of Texas at Brownsville | Department of Music

  • 1 West University Boulevard, Brownsville, TX 78520
  • (956) 882-8247
  • Dr. Michael Quantz, Associate Chair • Dr. Javier Martinez, Dean of College of Liberal Arts • Mary Jane Radford, Administrative Secretary
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1997
    • Undergraduate students: 204
    • Graduate students: 21
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 19
    • Part-time instructors: 33
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 120
    • (within major: 72;
    • within minor: 36)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • The department offers students nterested in performing music over $80,000 in music ensemble scholarships every year. Scholarships include the Barry T. Horn Endowment for the Arts (amount varies); Endowment Music Scholarship for Guitar (amount varies); Endowment Music Scholarship for Strings (amount varies); Inventive Scholarship Excellence (amount varies); James D. & Gloria Zellerbach Music Scholarship for Piano Performance (amount varies); James D. & Gloria Zellerbach Music Scholarship for Vocal Performance (amount varies); Mariaurora Arrese Memorial Scholarship Endowment (amount varies); Music Ensemble Scholarship (amount varies); Roberto Pulido Scholarship Endowment (amount varies); and Sjoerd Steunebrink Scholarship Endowment (amount varies).
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Kay Clark, (956) 882-8247
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Associaton of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville offers nine music degrees: the Bachelor of Music with options in teacher certification for Instrumental Music (band/orchestra including all brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion), Keyboard, Voice (Choral) and Guitar; performance degree options including the Bachelor of Music in Instrumental, Keyboard, Voice and Guitar; and a Master of Music in Music Education. Ensemble opportunities include: Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble (Allen Clark, Director), Concert Band, Master Chorale (Dianne Brumley, Director), University Chorus, Bravo Opera Company, Mariachi Escorpion, Jazz Bands, Jazz Combos, Percussion Ensembles, Guitar Ensemble, and a variety of other chamber ensembles. Venues include the SETB Hall (350 seats) and the new state-of-the-art Performance Hall in the Arts Center (830 seats). Contact Richard Urbis, (956) 882-8247
  • Ensemble opportunities include: Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble (Allen Clark, Director), Concert Band, Master Chorale (Dianne Brumley, Director), University Chorus, Bravo Opera Company, Mariachi Escorpion, Jazz Bands, Jazz Combos, Percussion Ensembles, Guitar Orchestra, and a variety of other chamber ensembles.
  • Venues include the SETB Hall (350 seats) and the new state-of-the-art Performance Hall in the Arts Center (830 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 17,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $2,400



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