Colleges and Universities in Waco

 

Number of Listings: 2


Baylor University | School of Music

  • One Bear Place, No. 97408, Waco, TX 76798
  • (254) 710-3571
  • Gary Mortenson, Dean • Dr. Georgia Green, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs • Dr. Michael N. Jacobson, Associate Dean for Operations
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1921
    • Undergraduate students: 400
    • Graduate students: 60
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 60
    • Part-time instructors: 20
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 15:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 125
    • (within major: 52;
    • within minor: 21)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships are available by audition in all areas within the School of Music. Call for specific audition dates. Outstanding students pursuing a Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education degree will be selected to receive music scholarships on the basis of their performance ability and the programmatic needs of the School of Music. All awards are made on a one-year basis and are renewable, depending upon satisfactory academic and music progress for a total of four years for Bachelor of Music majors, or five years for Bachelor of Music Education majors.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: School of Music at (254) 710-1161.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Baylor University's School of Music offers a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music with approximately 360 music majors currently enrolled in the department. An all-level music teaching certificate can be obtained through the department. The university has three recording studios, three rehearsal studios, and a complete MIDI lab. The Moody Library houses the complete Bob Darden collection of Gospel and Contemporary Christian music (more than 10,000 albums, cassettes, compact discs and videos).
  • Performance opportunities include the Baylor Symphony Orchestra, the Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and seven choral ensembles.
  • Performances and recital facilities include the Jones Concert Hall (1000 seats), Meadows Recital Hall (200 seats), Markham Recital Hall (50 seats), Roxy Grove Recital Hall (500 seats), and Waco Hall (2000 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 16,787
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $37,996
  • Genre: Classical


McLennan Community College | Commercial Music Program

  • 1400 College Drive, Waco, TX 76708
  • (254) 299-8283 (254) 299-8000
  • Robert Page, Commercial Music Coordinator • Marisa Silva, Divison Secretary • Robert Page, Division Director
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1980
    • Undergraduate students: 172
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 16
    • Part-time instructors: 14
    • Student-Teacher ratio: NA
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 60-72
    • (within major: 45-50;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Competitive scholarships are offered. Music Scholarships at McLennan Community College are available to all qualified students, whether they are music majors or not. Although encouraged, it is not required that an individual take private lessons if they are not a music major. Award amounts are generous, varying from one-third to full tuition and fee reimbursement.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Commercial Music Program at (254) 299-8278.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association • National Association of Music Business Institution • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • The Commercial Music Program awards five AAS degrees in: performance, audio technology; songwriting; music industry management, and venue and talent management. One Year Certificates are awarded in: performance; songwriting; and music industry management. Marketable Skills Certificates are awarded in: performance; songwriting; music industry management, venue and talent management and sound reinforcement. Program facilities include: a 48-track analog recording studio; a Spectral Hard Disk recording/editing studio; post and preproduction suites; a MIDI suite and lab; two performance halls; and four rehearsal rooms and practice rooms. The Commercial Music Program is very proud of its placement record which easily exceeds the state requirement of 85% placement of all graduates. MCC offers financial aid and equal opportunity for all qualified students. The Music Department offers an Associate of Arts degree with emphasis in performance and/or music education. The required courses within this degree are fully transferable to a four-year university
  • Commercial Music performances opportunities include over 14 bands and ensembles studying these styles; rock, country, bluegrass, contemporary Christian, jazz, Gospel, rap, hip hop, Tejano, mariachi, ska; and pop. Other styles are added as needed. Commercial Music students are also encouraged to participate in the College's Transfer Music Program's choir and bands.
  • Performance facilities include the Performing Arts Center (350 seats) and Fine Arts Center (140 seats); please call (254) 299-8283 for more information. The Bosque River Stage with 530 stadium seats and 250+ lawn seats is managed by venue management students.
  • Overall enrollment: 8,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: NA
  • Genres: Jazz • Pop



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