Colleges and Universities in Waco / Temple / Killeen

 

Number of Listings: 9


University of Mary Hardin-Baylor | Department of Music

  • 900 College Street, Box 8012, Belton, TX 76513
  • (254) 295-4683 (254) 295-4678
  • Dr. Mark Humphrey, Chair • Dr. Michelle Roueché, Director of Choral Studies • Jonathan Gary, Director UMHB Conservatory of Music
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1920
    • Undergraduate students: 60
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 14
    • Part-time instructors: 5
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 8:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 130
    • (within major: 76;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Endowed and institutional scholarships of various amounts are available along with band and choral scholarships.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Lon Chaffin at (254) 295-4678.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor offers a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music, Performance, Music Education, and Composition.
  • Performance opportunities include Marching Band (100 members) directed by Barbara Lambrecht (254) 295-4230; Concert Band (75 members) directed by Barbara Lambrecht; Concert Choir (100 members) directed by John McLean (254) 295-4228; One Voice (16 members) directed by Matt Crosbyavid Guess (254) 295-4228; University Handbells (12 members) directed by George Stansbury (254) 295-4679; Opera/Musical Theatre directed by George Hogan (254) 295-4689.
  • Performance facilities include Hughes Auditorium (403 seats), Shelton Theatre (400 seats), Capt Amphitheatre (500 seats), and W.W. Walton Chapel (1,200 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 2,500
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $9,000
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz


Cisco Junior College | Department of Music

  • 101 College Heights, Cisco, TX 76437
  • (325) 794-4421
  • Amy Callan, Fine Arts Division Chair • Randy Golson, Vice President of Learning Services
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 9
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 78
    • Part-time instructors: 75
    • Student-Teacher ratio: NA
    • 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 for any student participating in band or choir.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Kyle Viertel, (254) 442-2567 ext. 125
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association of Music Schools
  • Cisco College is dedicated to providing quality post Secondary educational opportunities to the citizens of its service area and Texas. A comprehensive program of knowledge, skills, and experiences is provided through the offering of curricula for academic transfer, career preparation, and continuing adult education by a competent, caring faculty. In support of the educational core of the Mission, the College promotes student success through an open-door admissions policy, a program of placement assessment and skill development, and a comprehensive program of student services. All courses necessary for the first two years of a music curriculum are offered. They are guaranteed to be transferable to any Texas state 4 year institution.
  • Performance opportunities include: Band, 40; Jazz Band, 12 (Kyle Viertel 254-442-2567 ext. 125); and Choir, 20 (Sandra Abel 254-442-2567 ext. 128).
  • Performance facilities include the Fine Arts Auditorium (700) and the Hilton Theatre (200).
  • Overall enrollment: 4,800
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1,500
  • Genres: Big Band • Classical


Hill College

  • 112 Lamar Drive, Hillsboro, TX 76645
  • (254) 659-7882
  • Phillip Lowe, Chairman • Shirley Erickson, Director of Choral & Keyboard Activites • Larry McCord, Music Instructor
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1962
    • Undergraduate students: 50
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 3
    • Part-time instructors: 4
    • Student-Teacher ratio:
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: 60;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • General performance scholarships are available.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Community College Band Directors Association • Texas Music Educators Association
  • Hill College is the home of an established music program and provides music students with a number of performance opportunities. These include a band, jazz band, brass group, choir and vocal ensemble, and community choir. In addition, Hill College sponsors a performing arts series featuring a wide variety of outside artists. This series is maintained through a strong base of donors and contributors and takes place at the Vara Martin Daniel Performing arts center.
  • Performance opportunities include: band, jazz band, brass group, choir, and vocal ensemble, and a community choir.
  • Concert facilities include the Vara Martin Daniel Performing Arts Center (approximately 400 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 4000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: NA
  • Genres: Big Band • Classical • Jazz


Central Texas College | Department of Fine Arts

  • P.O. Box 1800, Killeen, TX 76540
  • (254) 526-1866 (800) 223-4760
  • James Salter, Chair for Fine Arts • Celinda Hallbauer, Music Faculty Professor
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1968
    • Undergraduate students: 20
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors: 4
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 20:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Music scholarships are available. Audition required. Deadline March 1.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Contact Celinda Hallbauer (254) 526-1866
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association Schools of Music
  • Central Texas College offers an associate degree in music which allows students to then transfer to a Bachelor of Music program.
  • Performance opportunities include the Central Texas College Chorus and the Central Texas College Instrumental Ensemble.
  • Performance facilities include the Fine Arts Auditorium (400 seats) and Fine Arts Room (100 seats).
  • Overall enrollment: 17,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition:
  • Genres: A cappella • Jazz


Ranger College | Department of Music

  • 1100 College Circle, Ranger, TX 76470-3203
  • (254) 226-1938 (254) 647-3234 ext. 228
  • Soloman Cross, Band Director and Assistant Professor of Music
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 0
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors: 0
    • Student-Teacher ratio: NA
    • 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 to many participants, and one hour of college credit per semester is earned for membership in band or choir.
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, AACC • TACC, Texas Junior College Association • Texas Association of Music Scholars
  • Ranger College offers opportunities for students to pursue musical interests through participation in musical groups. Degree plans include Associates of Science and Associates of Arts. The RC Band performs at home football games and presents other programs throughout the year both on and off campus. Also available are the Jazz Ensemble and Pep Band. The RC Bands present TACC, TJCA, several concerts during the year and performs in numerous civic and school programs. Membership is open to all students of the College who have high school band experience.
  • Performance opportunities include: Marching Band, Concert Band, Dixieland Band, and Spirit Brass.
  • Overall enrollment: NA
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1,170.00 - 15 hours per semester


Tarleton State University, Department of Fine Arts | Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center

  • Box T-0320, Stephenville, TX 76402
  • (254) 968-9245 (254) 968-9240
  • Dr. Teresa Davidian, Head of Department of Fine Arts • Dr. Troy Robertson, Director of Choir • Dr. Anthony Pursell, Director of Bands
  • Website
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1898
    • Undergraduate students: 116
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors: 12
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 11:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 128
    • (within major: 88;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Academic scholarships for those who excel in piano and music education, civic award scholarships, and music scholarships in band, choir and other music organizations are available. Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Anthony Pursell or Dr. Troy Robertson at (254) 968-9245.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Teresa Davidian (254) 968-9245
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • Tarleton offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Music with all-level teacher certification, Bachelor of Music in performance, and Bachelor of Arts (with optional emphasis in music business). There is also a completely online graduate degree, the Master of Music in Music Education. All undergraduate music instruction takes place in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center with an auditorium (805 seats), theater (243 seats), large band and choir rehearsal halls, excellent practice rooms, and two computer labs. We require up to 128 degree hours for the two Bachelor of Music degrees, 120 hours for the Bachelor of Arts, and 36 hours for the Master of Music.
  • Performance opportunities include the University Singers, Chamber Singers, Select Women's Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Chamber Winds, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, Piano Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I&II, and Marching Band.
  • Contact Lori LaRue (254) 968-9639.
  • Overall enrollment: 10500
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $6,479- 12 hours
  • Genres: Big Band • Classical • Jazz


Temple College | Performing Arts Department

  • 2600 South First Street, Temple, TX 76504-7435
  • (254) 298-8555 (254) 298-8558
  • Dr. Colin M. Mason, Department Chairman • Jan Bogucki, Secretary of Division of Fine Arts • Thomas A. Fairlie, Director for Division of Fine Arts
  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established:
    • Undergraduate students: 190
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 8
    • Part-time instructors: 13
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 2.5:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: no
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: yes
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Please call for an appointment to audition. Housing scholarships available. Scholarship award amounts vary based on playing ability, major, and number of ensembles for which a student enrolls. Awards can be from $50 per semester to a full scholarship.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Temple College Music Office (254) 298-8555
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • Texas Association of Music Schools • Texas Music Educators Association
  • Traditional first two years of music degree program; Strong departmental emphasis on performance; Latest technology with new Mac lab and related software; new piano lab; recording studio; music business and sequencing also offered; strong jazz program with department hosting the annual Temple Jazz Festival.
  • Performance opportunities include: Temple Jazz Orchestra, Thomas Fairlie 254-298-8555; Temple College Orchestra, Mary Fairlie 254-298-8552; Temple College Symphonic Band, Brent Callwell 254-298-8574; Temple College Jazz Ensemble, Temple College Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Ben Irom 254-298-8554; Temple Symphony Chorale, Temple College Show Chair, Roy Finney 254-298-8561; Temple College Brass Ensemble, Gary Smith 254-298-8557; Temple College Saxophone Quartet, Dr. Colin M. Mason 254-298-8558.
  • Performance facilities include: Mary Alice Marshall Fine Arts Auditorium, 1,200, Music Office 254-298-8555. Jackson - Graeter Backstage Theater, 100.
  • Overall enrollment: 5,000
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $1,200
  • Genres: Classical • Jazz


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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