Hillsboro - Texas Music Education Primer


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City: Hillsboro

Hill College

  • 112 Lamar Drive, Hillsboro, TX 76645
  • (254) 659-7882
  • Phillip Lowe, Chairman; Shirley Erickson, Director of Choral & Keyboard Activites; Larry McCord, Music Instructor
  • Website link
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1962
    • Undergraduate students: 50
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 3
    • Part-time instructors: 4
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: 60;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • General performance scholarships are available.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Texas Association of Music Schools; Texas Community College Band Directors Association; Texas Music Educators Association
  • Hill College is the home of an established music program and provides music students with a number of performance opportunities. These include a band, jazz band, brass group, choir and vocal ensemble, and community choir. In addition, Hill College sponsors a performing arts series featuring a wide variety of outside artists. This series is maintained through a strong base of donors and contributors and takes place at the Vara Martin Daniel Performing arts center.
  • Performance opportunities include: band, jazz band, brass group, choir, and vocal ensemble, and a community choir.
  • Concert facilities include the Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center (approximately 400 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 4000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: NA
  • Big Band, Classical, Jazz



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