Colleges and Universities in Corpus Christi / Victoria

 

Number of Listings: 6


Texas Association of Music Schools

  • P. O. Box 4304, Beeville, TX 78104
  • (361) 358-6339 (361) 362-3507
  • Dr. James Lee, Executive Director • Dr. Robert Floyd, Executive Director • William Ballenger, Immediate Past President • Dr. Daivd Scott, President Elect
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1938
    • 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: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: no
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Music Educators Association
  • The Texas Association of Music Schools is an association of the Chairs and Deans of all Texas higher education music schools and departments. Its purpose is to advance the cause of music in higher education and improve the quality and programs for the music educational system in Texas through promotion of inter-institutional cooperation and exercise of educational leadership. TAMS holds an annual conference to discuss issues and trends relevant to college and university music instruction and curriculum. TAMS immediate past president is Dr. Ann Stutes, Chair of the Music Department at Wayland Baptist University, Plainview, TX. President of TAMS is William Ballenger, Director, School of Music, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Dr. James Lee, Executive Director of TAMS.
  • Overall enrollment:
  • Typical undergraduate tuition:
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz


Del Mar College | Department of Music

  • 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897
  • (361) 698-1211
  • Dr. Cynthia Bridges, Chairperson • Dr. Jonda Halcomb, Dean of Arts and Sciences
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1945
    • Undergraduate students: 189
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 20
    • Part-time instructors: 11
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 9:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 81
    • (within major: 40;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships available through auditions.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Alene Burchi at 361-698-1621
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Del Mar College is a two-year college offering an Associate of Arts in Applied Music, Music Education (both voice and instrument), Theory and Composition, an Associate of Applied Science in Sound Recording Technology, and a certificate in Sound Recording Business - Level 1.
  • Performance opportunities include Wind Ensemble (60 members) Andrew Russell (361) 698-1608; Brass Ensemble (12 members) Glenn Russell (361) 698-1604; Flute Ensemble (8 members) Joy Kairies (361) 698-1610; Jazz Band (22 members) David Irving (361) 698-1616; Orchestra (25 members) Todd Ehle (361) 698-1223; Choir (50 members), Chamber Singers (21 members) and Corpus Christi Chorale, Danny Ozmart (361) 698-1352; Opera Workshop (10 members) Cynthia Longoria (361) 698-1607; and the Percussion Ensemble (13 members) Paul Bissell (361) 698-1618.
  • Performance facilities include Richardson Auditorium (1,800 seats) and the Wolfe Recital Hall (285 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 12,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1,100
  • Genre: Classical


Texas A&M-Corpus Christi University Performing Arts Center

  • 6300 Ocean Drive, No. 5723, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5723
  • (361) 825-2787
  • Lari Young, Director • Terri Cardona, Facilies/Operations and Box Office Manager
  • WebsiteFacebook
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 2005
    • 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: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: no
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: International Association of Venue Managers • Southwest Performing Arts Presenters
  • The stunning $18 million Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi opened to great acclaim in April 2005 with a gala opening performance by Grammy winning Tejano legend Freddy Fender. Since then the PAC has been host to world-class artists such as pianist Van Cliburn, violinists Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell, and Mezzo Soprano Frederica von Stade. The Performing Arts Center provides a performance venue for university music students and music festivals, middle and high school bands, choirs, and orchestras and local non-profit performing arts organizations. Overlooking beautiful Corpus Christi Bay, the PAC serves the university faculty, staff, and students and the entire Coastal Bend community as well as providing an annual grant program for area non-profit performing groups to use the PAC at a reduced rental rate. This world-class acoustically-superb Concert Hall has pushed Corpus Christi to the forefront of cultural arts and entertainment in South Texas and features a 1500-seat Concert Hall with state-of-art acoustics, a striking 50-foot glass-walled lobby that faces Ocean Drive offering a beautiful 360-degree view of the Corpus Christi bay and the downtown skyline, and a versatile Greenroom for more intimate gatherings and receptions.
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Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi | School of Visual and Performing Arts

  • 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5720, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5720
  • (361) 825-2761 (361) 825-5523
  • Dr. Diana Sipes, Department Chair • Kenneth Iyescas, Director of Bands
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1972
    • Undergraduate students: 100
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 19
    • Part-time instructors: 6
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 23:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 132
    • (within major: 77;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Music Studio Scholarships are talent-based awards given to music majors and minors by annual audition. The scholarships range from $200 to $2000 per academic year. The Lichtenstein String Quartet Scholarship is awarded to four string students each year (two violins, one viola, one cello). The scholarship amounts to $8000 per person for the academic year. It is highly competitive and is awarded based upon the annual audition. The Jace C Hoffman Memorial Scholarship is for music education majors and carries an award of $500 per academic year. The Texas Jazz Festival Scholarship in honor of Wanda Gregory awards selected students a scholarship of $1000 per academic year.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Lisa Ortiz, (361) 825-5523
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi offers the Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music with teacher certification, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music. The TAMU-CC Music Department offers specialist private studio instruction in voice and most instruments. TAMU-CC is host to the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, The Corpus Christi Chorale, and The Corpus Christi Municipal Band.
  • Performance opportunities include Concert Band (Shawn Smith, (361) 825-2375), University Chorale (Ross Bernhardt, (361) 825-2572), Percussion Ensemble (Matt McClung, (361) 825-2305), Orchestra (Ronald Scott (361) 825-3971).
  • Warren Theatre (290 seats; 361-825-5523), Performing Arts Center (1500 seats, Lari Young, (361) 825-2374)
  • Overall enrollment: 11,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $7,656


Texas A&M University at Kingsville | Department of Music

  • MSC 174, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363-8202
  • (361) 593-2803 (361) 593-2806
  • Paul Hageman, Chairman • Dr. Dolores Guerrero, Dean
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 230
    • Graduate students: 20
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 17
    • Part-time instructors: 7
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 134
    • (within major: 90;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville offers numerous scholarships as well as other forms of financial aid. Music Scholarships are based upon musical talent and potential as displayed through a music scholarship audition. Scholarship auditions take place on the A&M-Kingsville campus and can be scheduled at any time during the year by contacting the Music Department and the appropriate applied music faculty member. Please see the music faculty listings to contact the appropriate faculty member.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr Paul Hageman at (361) 593-2803
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Schools of Music
  • The Department of Music at Texas A&M University at Kingsville offers comprehensive programs leading to a Bachelor of Music in Performance, Bachelor of Music in Music Education (teacher certification), Bachelor of Arts with a minor or Music, Master of Music in Music Education. The music programs prepare students for various careers as music educators, administrators, and professional musicians. Venues include Jones Auditorium and the Smith Recital Hall.
  • Performance opportunities include the Wind Symphony, Concert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Bands I, II, and III, Jazz Combo, Brass Ensembles, Percussion Ensembles, Concert Choir, Opera Workshop, Jazz Singers, Musical Theatre, Mariachi Javelina, and Woodwind Ensembles.
  • Performance facilities include the Bellamah Music Building which is located in the Frank C. Smith Fine Arts Group and contains classrooms, studios, practice facilities, rehearsal halls, music library, computer learning center, recital hall, and auditorium.
  • Overall enrollment: 6,500
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: NA
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz


Victoria College | Department of Fine Arts

  • 2200 East Red River, Victoria, TX 77901
  • (361) 573-3291 2530 (361) 573-3291
  • Cindy Buchholz, Dean • Ms. Pat Vandervoort, Vice President • Jonathan Anderson, Director of Instrumental Studies • Dr. Marylynn Fletcher, Director of Choral Studies
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1948
    • Undergraduate students: 25
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 2
    • Part-time instructors: 6
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 60
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Contact Marylynn Fletcher at 361-573-3291, ext. 6425 for choral scholarships. Contact Mr. Jonathan Anderson at 361-573-3291, ext. 3255 for instrumental scholarships. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA to remain eligible for these scholarships. Instrumental Scholarships are awarded to talented students who actively participate in an instrumental ensemble. Choral Scholarships are awarded to talented students who actively participate in a choral ensemble. The Leonard and Penni Gietz Music Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding sophomore music major who shows promise of leadership and academic ability in music.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Marylynn Fletcher at (361) 573-3291 ext. 6425
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Junior Colleges • Texas Music Educators Association • Texas Music Educators Conference
  • Victoria College offers a traditional two-year music program with Associate degrees in Art and Science. There are 25 music majors in the department and more than 150 students are enrolled in music courses. Victoria College is also affiliated with the American Association of Junior Colleges, the Texas Association of Junior Colleges, and the Association of Texas Colleges and Universities.
  • Performance opportunities include the College Band (30 members), Jazz Band (20 members), Choir (30 members), Choraliers (16 members), Mega Sax, Mariachi, Percussion amd Brass Ensembles.
  • Performance facilities include the Fine Arts Auditorium (967 seats); for booking information call Ms. Janice Vargaat 361-582-2573.
  • Overall enrollment: 4,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: NA



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