Odessa - Texas Music Education Primer


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City: Odessa

Odessa College | Music Department http://www.facebook.com/OdessaCollegeMusic

  • 201 West University Blvd., Odessa, TX 79764-7127
  • (432) 335-6623 (432) 335-6400
  • Eric Baker, Chair / Department of Visual and Performing Arts; Eric Yeager, Dean/Arts and Sciences
  • Website link
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1946
    • Undergraduate students: 35
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 4
    • Part-time instructors: 10
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 72
    • (within major: 34;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships available for choir, band, and piano. Other endowed music scholarships for music majors, based upon audition and faculty election.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Music Department at (432) 335-6629
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music; Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Odessa College is a two-year college, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, offering an associate's degree in music, and continuing education courses and lessons to the community, as well as providing culturally-enriching performances to the area.
  • Performance opportunities include the Odessa Choir (55 members), Concert band (75 members), Jazz Band (30 members), and Vocal Ensemble (16 members). Music directors: Eric Baker, Band Director (432) 335-6623 and David Corman, Director of Choral Music (432) 335-6631.
  • Performance facilities include the Jack Rodgers Recital Hall (250 seats), Deaderick Auditorium (750 seats), Globe Theatre (450 seats) and the Permain Playhouse (450 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 5500
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: 860
  • Classical, Jazz



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