Colleges and Universities in Denton

 

Number of Listings: 5


Texas Woman's University | Department of Music and Drama

  • P.O. Box 425768, Denton, TX 76204-5768
  • (940) 898-2500 (940) 898-2495
  • Dr. Pamela Youngblood, Department Chair • Lori Richman, Administrative Assistant
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1902
    • Undergraduate students: 101
    • Graduate students: 62
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 10
    • Part-time instructors: 14
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 10:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 120
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: no
  • Scholarships are awarded based on musical excellence, performance in audition, music theory/sight singing assessment, and teacher recommendations. Amounts range from $250 - $4,800. Scholarships include Caroline Barbee Bellamy Endowed Music Scholarship, Richard and Marji Bentley Music Scholarship Endowment, Sarah Verna Cox Coffey Endowed Scholarship, Mary Beth Glover Endowment Fund, Betty King Music Scholarship, Brian K. Leavell Music Education Memorial Scholarship Endowment, Lee R. and Virgie McDonald Scholarship Endowment, Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award, Rosabelle R. Pridmore Endowed Memorial Scholarship, Richard Rodean Music Scholarship Endowment, Rudd Endowed Scholarship and Loan Fund, Dr. Richard J. Shuster Honorary Endowed Scholarship, Marion E. Jones Snowden Endowed Memorial Scholarship, Frances Tretton Music Therapy Scholarship, The department of music also provides information on other scholarship opportunities for music students made available periodically by various outside organizations including, for example, the Texas Federation of Music Clubs, Performing Arts Fort Worth, and Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. James Chenevert, (940) 898-2500
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: American Music Therapy Association • Music Educators National Conference • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Texas Woman's University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Music Education, and Performance; a Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy; a Master of Arts in Music with an emphasis in Performance, Music Education, Music Therapy, or Pedagogy. TWU is a state-supported university of approximately 12,000 students. The performance-oriented department features ongoing artist residencies in addition to traditional faculty-oriented programs. Specialty areas include extensive research opportunities in music therapy. Additional affiliations include: Texas Association of Music Schools, Texas Music Educators Conference, Texas Music Educators Association, and the American Music Therapy Association. Performance opportunities include the Women's Concert Choir (48 members, Dr. Joni Jensen), The Wind Ensemble (30 members, Dr. Garry Evans), the Flute Choir (12 members, Dr. Pamela Youngblood), the Gamelan Ensemble (12 members, Mr. Ellis Hampton) and the Opera Ensemble (12 members, Dr. Soojeong Lee). Performance facility is the Margo Jones Performance Hall (Jerry Dawson, 940-898-2501). Seating capacity is 1,050.
  • Performance opportunities include the Women's Concert Choir (48 members, Dr. Joni Jensen), the Wind Symphony (25 members, Dr. Garry Evans), the Flute Choir (12 members, Dr. Pamela Youngblood), the Opera Ensemble (8 members, Dr. Soojeong Lee), and the Jazz Ensemble (10 members, Mr. Noel Wallace).
  • Performance facility is the Margo Jones Performance Hall (Jerry Dawson, 940-898-2501). Seating capacity is 1,000.
  • Overall enrollment: 12,050
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $4,290


Texas Woman's University | Music Therapy Department

  • P.O. Box 425768, Denton, TX 76204-3768
  • (940) 898-2514 (940) 898-2500
  • Dr. Nancy Hadsell, Music Therapy Coordinator • Dr. Pamela Youngblood, Chair of the Department of Music and Drama • Dr. Nicki Cohen, Professor
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1957
    • Undergraduate students: 47
    • Graduate students: 27
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 3
    • Part-time instructors: 0
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 120-138
    • (within major: 82;
    • within minor: 18)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships are awarded based on musical excellence, performance in audition, music theory/sight singing assessment, and teacher recommendations. Amounts range from $250 - $4,800. Specific Music Therapy scholarships include the Betty King Music Scholarship, and the Frances Tretton Music Therapy Scholarship,
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Scholarship contact phone: Department of Music at (940) 898-2500
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: American Music Therapy Association • National Association of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Established in 1957, the Music Therapy Program at Texas Woman's University is the oldest in Texas and one of the longest continuing programs in the U.S. TWU also offers an equivalency/graduate program for those who have completed degrees in music or other related fields. A dual degree program in Music Therapy and counseling is offered as well. This program leads to a Master of Arts in Music (with emphasis in music therapy) and a Master of Science in Counseling and Development. Performance opportunities include opera, a women's chorus, a mixed chorus, a jazz ensemble, a gamelan ensemble, and Chamber groups. For more information call (940) 898-2500. The Margo Jones Performance Hall seats over 1,000 and Eberly Hall seats 75. For information call (940) 898-2500.
  • Performance opportunities include opera, a women's chorus, a mixed chorus, a jazz ensemble, Chamber groups, and community band. For more information call (940) 898-2500.
  • The Margo Jones Performance Hall seats over 1,000 and Eberly Hall seats 75. For information call (940) 898-2500.
  • Overall enrollment: 12,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: 4,200


University of North Texas | Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia

  • P.O. Box 311367, Denton, TX 76203-1367
  • (940) 565-2382
  • Dr. Andrew May, Director • Joseph Klein, Chair of Composition Division
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1963
    • Undergraduate students: 60
    • Graduate students: 40
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 6
    • Part-time instructors: 0
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 10:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 139
    • (within major: 30;
    • within minor: 18)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • No formal scholarships available, but the center does offer compenstated assistantship for UNT composition majors.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: (940) 565-2382
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • The Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) is a research center housed within the Division of Composition Studies at the University of North Texas College of Music. CEMI provides opportunities for artistic creation, research, teaching and learning, collaboration, and performance. CEMI strives to provide an environment that supports innovative time-based artwork. CEMI's programs and activities focus on education, performance, and collaboration. CEMI's busy calendar of events includes concerts, workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Presentations and residencies by guests from around the world invigorate CEMI's activities. Recent projects extend CEMI's support for intermedia, spatialized sound, and live performance; complementation of home studio systems; and access for non-traditional users. CEMI facilities are maintained and developed both to reflect and to advance the state of the art. CEMI faculty and students produce increasingly diverse work, exploring new directions in intermedia, interaction, and spatialized music as well as traditional electroacoustic works.
  • Performance opportunities include NOVA (New Music Forum of UNT) with 5-25 members; contact Elizabeth McNutt, Director at (940) 565-3706.
  • Performance facilities include the Margot & Bill Winspear Hall (1,108 seats) and Lyric Theater (400 seats) in the Murchison Performing Arts Center; Darlene Lanham handles scheduling (940) 369-7772 or dlanham@music.unt.edu. In the College of Music Building, venues include the Recital Hall (250 seats), Stan Kenton Hall (125 seats), Concert Hall (685 seats), Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre (75 seats), Organ Recital Hall (60 seats); Sandie Stone handles scheduling (940) 565-3709. For further information: event information phone line (940) 565-4647; calendar website: www2.music.unt.edu/calendar/events.html.
  • Overall enrollment: 27,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $2,100


University of North Texas | College of Music

  • College of Music | 1155 Union Circle, No. 311367, Denton, TX 76203-5017
  • (940) 565-2791 (940) 565-4092
  • Warren Henry, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs • James C. Scott, Dean of College of Music • John Scott, Associate Dean for Admissions and Scholarship Services • Jon Nelson, Associate Dean for Operations
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1890
    • Undergraduate students: 1091
    • Graduate students: 283
    • Doctoral students: 261
    • Full-time professors: 104
    • Part-time instructors: 155
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 16:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 132-144
    • (within major: 40-50;
    • within minor: 18-26)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Competitive scholarships are based on auditions. Scholarships range from $200-$15,000 ($1,000 provides waiver of out-of-state fees). Scholarships available to music education majors include the George H. Springer Endowed Music Education Scholarship, the Robert R. Gans Memorial Music Education Scholarship, The Harriett and Jay Armstrong Music Education Scholarship, the Deborah Johnson Miller Memorial Scholarship, the David C. and Katherine Isley McGuire Graduate Music Education Scholarship, the Music Education Early Childhood Scholarship, and The Hard Rock Café Instrumental Music Education Scholarship. Other scholarships available for music majors include the Camerata-Torgerson Scholarship, the College of Music Scholarship,and the Center for Contemporary Studies in Music Education Scholarship.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Becky Hughes becky.hughes@unt.edu
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • The University of North Texas College of Music is one of the largest and most comprehensive music schools in the world with 1,600 music majors and 250 full- and part-time faculty. Degrees offered: Bachelor of Music, Arts; Master of Music, Music Education, Arts; Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, and an Artist Certificate. Major fields available: Conducting, Composition, Music Education, Music Theory, Music History and Literature, Musicology, Jazz Studies, and Performance. Part of the state's fourth largest university, the College of Music is internationally recognized for artistic and academic excellence. Facilities include a highly acclaimed music library, six performance halls including state-of-the-art acoustics in Murchison Performing Arts Center, more than 300 practice rooms, and modern technological resources.
  • Performance opportunities include Cantium Novum, A Cappella Choir, Concert Choir, Women's Chorus, Men's Chorus, Jazz Singers I and II, Opera Theatre, Grand Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Collegium musicum, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, Brass Band, Accompanying, Brass Choir, Trumpet Choir, Tuba Choir, Horn Choir, Trombone Choir, Harp Ensemble, Flute Choir, Electric and Acoustic Guitar Ensemble, New Music Ensemble, African, South Indian Cross-Cultural, Guatemalan Marimba, Ragtime Marimba,Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Steel Band, Drumline, Percussion Ensembles, Contemporary Percussion, nine Jazz Lab Bands (including the One O'Clock Lab Band), Jazz Guitar, Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Mariachi Aguilas, Latin Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Keyboard.
  • Performance facilities include the Margot & Bill Winspear Hall (1,108 seats) and Lyric Theatre (400 seats) in the Murchison Performing Arts Center; Rebecca Poalinelli handles scheduling (940) 369-7772 or rebecca.poalinelli@unt.edu. In the College of Music Building, venues include the Recital Hall (250 seats), Stan Kenton Hall (125 seats), Concert Hall (685 seats), Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre (75 seats), Organ Recital Hall (60 seats); Christina Armendarez handles scheduling (940) 565-3709. For further event information: call the concert information phone line (940) 565-4647; calendar website: www.music.unt.edu/calendar/events.html.
  • Overall enrollment: 34,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $4,700
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz


University of North Texas | Texas Center for Music and Medicine

  • 415 Avenue C, Denton, TX 76203
  • (940) 565-2179
  • Dr. Kris Chesky, Director • Bernard Rubin, D.O.
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1999
    • Undergraduate students: 0
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 3
    • Part-time instructors: 0
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: no
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: NA (940) 565-4126
  • The mission of the Texas Center for Music and Medicine is to develop, apply and disseminate successful strategies for dealing with medical and psychological problems of musicians. Our goals are to take a primary leadership role in addressing the needs of the music community by developing partnerships that facilitate research and service; maintain a discipline-specific advisory board of practicing professionals and promote the establishment of additional continuing partnerships with local, regional, national, and international institutions; and establish conceptual and analytic frameworks that accelerate research that help to understand cause and effect relationships between music making, musician training and the medical needs of musicians. Senior Advisory Board members include Dr. Alice Brandfonbrener, Dr. Richard Lederman, and Dr. Donald R. Michel.
  • Overall enrollment:
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $2,100



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