Colleges and Universities in Brownwood


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Howard Payne University | School of Music and Fine Arts

  • 1000 Fisk Avenue, Brownwood, TX 76801
  • (325) 649-8500 (325) 646-2502 ext. 5500
  • Corey Ash, Director of Bands • Jill Holamon, Administrative Assistant • Dr. Elizabeth Wallace, Professor of Piano
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1919
    • Undergraduate students: 110
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 10
    • Part-time instructors: 2
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 8:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 128
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • The music department offers the All-State Music Scholarship ($250 per semester of freshman and sophomore years). Additional scholarships available, in various amounts, are: The Juel Ray Young Music Scholarship; Ray Davis Vocal Music Scholarship; Merle Compton Nash Music Scholarship; Jerry Wade Music Scholarship Fund; The Nathalie and Winton Jones String Scholarship; E.J. and Myrtle Weatherby and Charles Moore Scholarship.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Financial Aid Office (325) 649-8015
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • The School of Music offers the Bachelor of Music degree, the Bachelor of Music degree with teacher certification and the Bachelor of Arts degree. Music degrees consist of 128-139 semester hours, which includes courses in general education, music and electives. Music courses emphasize applied music, music theory, music history, and literature and performance. We offer the Bachelor of Music degree with majors in performance (voice, organ, instrumental and piano), church music, piano pedagogy and accompanying, and music with teacher certification. A music major is also available through the Bachelor of Arts degree. We also offer a music minor which consists of 18 to 21 semester hours. The C. J. Davidson Music Complex, opened in 1998, is a 21,000-square-foot facility that includes band and choral rehearsal halls, music education classrooms, faculty offices, teaching studios, computer lab and an organ studio. Our state-of-the-art music computer lab is located in the Davidson Music Complex.
  • Performance opportunities include the Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Winds of Triumph Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, A Cappella Choir, University Chorus, Chamber Singers, Heritage Singers, Instrumental contact is Mr. Corey Ash at (325) 649-8502 and Choral contact is Mr. Monte Garrett at (325) 649-8503.
  • Performance facility on campus is Mims Auditorium.
  • Overall enrollment: 1,202
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $16,350