Vernon - Texas Music Education Primer


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City: Vernon

Vernon College https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vernon-College/104181579603?ref=hl&ref_type=bookmark https://twitter.com/VernonCollege

  • 4400 College Drive, Vernon, TX 76384
  • (940) 696-8752 ext. 3210 (940) 552-6291
  • Joe Johnston, Division of Communications; Dr. Brenda Kays, Dean of Instructional Services; Ian Yeung, Music Instructor
  • Website link
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1972
    • Undergraduate students: 10
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors: 3
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 8:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships are available up to $500 per year or dorm grant. Must be in one of the ensemble groups to be eligible. Fine Arts Scholarship awarded to students who have shown outstanding ability in the areas of the performing arts (drama/music).
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Melissa Elliott at (940) 552-6291, ext. 2336.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: SACS
  • The Vernon College was built in 1972 and is located at 4400 College Drive in Vernon, Texas. The stage is 30x30. Capacity is 163. We receive grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts. We offer courses in Music Appreciation, Foundations of Music Theory, private instruction in voice, piano, and organ as well as Chamber Vocal Ensemble, designed for students interested in participating in a vocal performing group.
  • Performance opportunities include: Vocal Ensemble (size varies) under the direction of Vicki Pennington (940-552-6291, ext. 2215); Music Theatre Ensemble (size varies) under the direction of Jack Williams (940-552-6291, ext. 2225).
  • Our Theater seats 163. Call Jack Williams at 940-552-6291, ext. 2225 for more information.
  • Overall enrollment: 2,803
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1485
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