Temple - Texas Music Education Primer


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City: Temple

Temple College | Performing Arts Department

  • 2600 South First Street, Temple, TX 76504-7435
  • (254) 298-8555 (254) 298-8558
  • Dr. Colin M. Mason, Department Chairman; Jan Bogucki, Secretary of Division of Fine Arts; Thomas A. Fairlie, Director for Division of Fine Arts
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 190
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 8
    • Part-time instructors: 13
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 2.5:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Please call for an appointment to audition. Housing scholarships available. Scholarship award amounts vary based on playing ability, major, and number of ensembles for which a student enrolls. Awards can be from $50 per semester to a full scholarship.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Temple College Music Office (254) 298-8555
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; Texas Association of Music Schools; Texas Music Educators Association
  • Traditional first two years of music degree program; Strong departmental emphasis on performance; Latest technology with new Mac lab and related software; new piano lab; recording studio; music business and sequencing also offered; strong jazz program with department hosting the annual Temple Jazz Festival.
  • Performance opportunities include: Temple Jazz Orchestra, Thomas Fairlie 254-298-8555; Temple College Orchestra, Mary Fairlie 254-298-8552; Temple College Symphonic Band, Brent Callwell 254-298-8574; Temple College Jazz Ensemble, Temple College Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Ben Irom 254-298-8554; Temple Symphony Chorale, Temple College Show Chair, Roy Finney 254-298-8561; Temple College Brass Ensemble, Gary Smith 254-298-8557; Temple College Saxophone Quartet, Dr. Colin M. Mason 254-298-8558.
  • Performance facilities include: Mary Alice Marshall Fine Arts Auditorium, 1,200, Music Office 254-298-8555. Jackson - Graeter Backstage Theater, 100.
  • Overall enrollment: 5,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1,200
  • Classical, Jazz



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