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Midwestern State University | Department of Music

  • 3410 Taft Boulevard, Wichita Falls, TX 76308-2099
  • (940) 397-4267
  • Dr. Ruth Morrow, Music Program Chair • Martin Camacho, Dean/College of Fine Arts • Holly Irby, Secretary/Music Department
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 70
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 9
    • Part-time instructors: 4
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 9:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 122-139
    • (within major: 80-85;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Music scholarships are available. Students in marching band, symphonic band,and pep band receive activity grants regardless of major. Scholarships in the Music Department are of two types: competitive music scholarships for music majors that require an audition (called Music Scholarships), and non-competitive participation awards for members of the bands (called Band Scholarships). The music scholarship has specific criteria that must be met to receive the award and ongoing oversight to maintain the award. Band scholarships are smaller and are awarded to all students who participate in the bands to help offset the costs and time obligations of membership in the bands.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Ron Hough at (940) 397-4267.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Educators Conference
  • The Department of Music at Midwestern State University offers a Bachelor of Music in Performance and a Bachelor of Music with teacher certification. The University has a state-of-the-art electronic music laboratory featuring eight synthesizers, a Teac multitrack analog recorder, and Sony DAT. The Music Department offers studies in jazz, jazz/rock, jazz choir, opera, and all traditional areas of orchestral studies.
  • Performance opportunities include the University Marching Band (110 members), University Symphonic Band (70 members), University Jazz Ensemble (25 members), University Pep Band (40 members), University Singers (50 members), Midwestern Singers (15 members), Oratorio Chorus (90 members), Opera Workshop (25 members), Percussion Ensemble and Fusion Winterguard. Musical directors include Dr. Larry Archambo, Alan Black, Dr. Linda Jones, and Dr. Don Maxwell.
  • Performance facilities include the Akin Auditorium (425 seats) which is outstanding for music performances in an intimate setting, and the Fine Arts Theatre (450 seats) which is ideal for theatrical productions (contact Eunice Neely, 817-689-4243).
  • Overall enrollment:
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: