Colleges and Universities in South Texas

 

Number of Listings: 5


University of Texas at Brownsville | Department of Music

  • 1 West University Boulevard, Brownsville, TX 78520
  • (956) 882-8247
  • Dr. Michael Quantz, Associate Chair • Dr. Javier Martinez, Dean of College of Liberal Arts • Mary Jane Radford, Administrative Secretary
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1997
    • Undergraduate students: 204
    • Graduate students: 21
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 19
    • Part-time instructors: 33
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 120
    • (within major: 72;
    • within minor: 36)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • The department offers students nterested in performing music over $80,000 in music ensemble scholarships every year. Scholarships include the Barry T. Horn Endowment for the Arts (amount varies); Endowment Music Scholarship for Guitar (amount varies); Endowment Music Scholarship for Strings (amount varies); Inventive Scholarship Excellence (amount varies); James D. & Gloria Zellerbach Music Scholarship for Piano Performance (amount varies); James D. & Gloria Zellerbach Music Scholarship for Vocal Performance (amount varies); Mariaurora Arrese Memorial Scholarship Endowment (amount varies); Music Ensemble Scholarship (amount varies); Roberto Pulido Scholarship Endowment (amount varies); and Sjoerd Steunebrink Scholarship Endowment (amount varies).
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Kay Clark, (956) 882-8247
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Associaton of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • The University of Texas at Brownsville offers nine music degrees: the Bachelor of Music with options in teacher certification for Instrumental Music (band/orchestra including all brass, woodwinds, strings, and percussion), Keyboard, Voice (Choral) and Guitar; performance degree options including the Bachelor of Music in Instrumental, Keyboard, Voice and Guitar; and a Master of Music in Music Education. Ensemble opportunities include: Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble (Allen Clark, Director), Concert Band, Master Chorale (Dianne Brumley, Director), University Chorus, Bravo Opera Company, Mariachi Escorpion, Jazz Bands, Jazz Combos, Percussion Ensembles, Guitar Ensemble, and a variety of other chamber ensembles. Venues include the SETB Hall (350 seats) and the new state-of-the-art Performance Hall in the Arts Center (830 seats). Contact Richard Urbis, (956) 882-8247
  • Ensemble opportunities include: Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble (Allen Clark, Director), Concert Band, Master Chorale (Dianne Brumley, Director), University Chorus, Bravo Opera Company, Mariachi Escorpion, Jazz Bands, Jazz Combos, Percussion Ensembles, Guitar Orchestra, and a variety of other chamber ensembles.
  • Venues include the SETB Hall (350 seats) and the new state-of-the-art Performance Hall in the Arts Center (830 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 17,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $2,400


University of Texas – Pan American | Department of Music

  • 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
  • (956) 665-3471 (956) 665-2992
  • Dr. Kurt Martinez, Department Chair • Dahlia Guerra, Dean
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students:
    • Graduate students:
    • Doctoral students:
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors:
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed:
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: no
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association ofr Music Schools
  • The Department of Music and Dance consists of over 260 music majors focused in the areas of applied music and music education and over 70 dance majors focusing in the areas of performance and secondary level dance education. The recently established-graduate program offers degrees in performance, music education, and ethnomusicology. The music area of our department offers a major within the Bachelor of Arts degree and minors in Applied Music. In addition, it offers teaching fields for majors in both secondary and all-level Music Teacher Certification. All students majoring in music and dance, in addition to taking courses in general education, theory, and literature of music and dance, pursue excellence in performance in their areas of major interest. Instruction is offered in modern dance, Folklorico, flamenco, ballet, voice, guitar, piano, and all of the instruments of the band and orchestra.
  • Overall enrollment:
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Laredo Community College | Performing Arts

  • West End Washington Street, Laredo, TX 78040
  • (956) 721-5330 (956) 722-0521
  • Matthew Adams, Chair • Phil Worley, Dean of Arts and Humanities • Dr. Juan L. Maldonado, President
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1978
    • Undergraduate students: 89
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 9
    • Part-time instructors: 9
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 25:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 66
    • (within major: 24;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships are available for ensemble participation.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Joseph Crabtree at (956) 721-5216
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • Laredo Community College offers a two-year program in music for transferable hours to a four-year music program. Concentrations include Music Literature, Aural Training (computer-assisted), Theory, and Applied Music courses.
  • Performance opportunities include the Civic Symphony (35 members), Choir (15 members), Opera Workshop (15 members), Guitar Ensemble (15 members), Spanish Traditional Group (35 members), and Showband (15 members), Mariachi (15 members), String Chamber Group (10 members), Dance Groups (45 members).
  • Performance facilities include the Arena Theater, Kazen College Center and the Import/Export Center and the Martinez Fine Arts Theatre.
  • Overall enrollment:
  • Typical undergraduate tuition:
  • Genres: Classical • Mariachi


Texas A&M International University | Department of Fine and Performing Arts

  • 5201 University Blvd., Laredo, TX 78041-1900
  • (956) 326-2649 (956) 326-2001
  • Bede Leyendecker, Chair • Brendan Townsend, Assistant Professor of Music • Dr. James Moyer, Director of Bands • Dr. Thomas R. Mitchell, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 2002
    • Undergraduate students: 85
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 8
    • Part-time instructors: 10
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed:
    • (within major: 135;
    • within minor: 21)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Performance and Academic Achievement in the Fine Arts Scholarship available. Application and audition required. The Department of Fine & Performing Arts offers limited scholarships to outstanding students who consistently show their dedication to their studies and the department. These scholarships are awarded each semester (funds permitting) based on merit and recommendation of faculty.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Ms. Bede Leyendecker (956) 326-2649
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Education Association
  • The degree plans include: courses in ensemble, applied study, music theory, aural training, music history, music literature, piano proficiency component, and performance studies. Dedicated to providing a well-rounded education, students must take courses (TAMIU Core Curriculum) in the Visual and Performing Arts, History, Natural Science, Communication, Mathematics, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science, Political Science, and Wellness. Students will also be afforded the opportunity to participate in, as well as compete in, a variety of music festivals, clinics, and conferences and have the opportunity to experience professional concerts, recitals, theatrical productions and lectures sponsored by the University and presented by fellow students, faculty, and guest artists/scholars.
  • Chamber Orchestra- Brendan Townsend (956) 326-3039; Symphonic Band- Dr. James Moyer james.moyer@tamiu.edu
  • Fine Arts Recital Hall, capacity 817. Contact Aldaberto Chavarria (956) 326-3078.
  • Overall enrollment: 7,200
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $7,990
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz • Regional Mexican


South Texas College Music Department

  • 3201 West Pecan, McAllen, TX 78501
  • (956) 872-5628 (956) 872-2541
  • William Buhidar, Chair
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1999
    • Undergraduate students: 0
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 5
    • Part-time instructors: 5
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 67
    • (within major: 24;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: no
  • The South Texas College Music Department provides students with a 2 year program leading to an Associates Degree in Music. This degree is applicable to a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education or Music Performance at any university in the state of Texas. The Music Department has ensembles that include jazz ensemble, guitar ensemble, brass ensemble, percussion ensemble, drum line, choir, string ensemble and mariachi. For general education, music appreciation courses are offered. Applied lessons in piano (4 levels), voice (4 levels), guitar (4 levels), brass (4 levels) string instruments (4 levels) woodwinds (4 levels) and percussion (4 levels) are available. For more information please contact 956.872.2503
  • Overall enrollment: 32000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition:
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz • Mariachi



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