The power of music is indescribable – a great musician can articulate words, emotions and images with a single note. A life filled with music is made immeasurably better by its presence. The Department of Music builds your technical skills, equips you for success as a performer or educator and readies you to pursue graduate studies or professional opportunities.
- Public and Private Education (Certification available)
- The Music Business
- Teaching Private Lessons
- As a Professional Musician
- Private instrument or voice classes
- Theory, history and literature classes
- Ensemble classes
- Perform in ensembles or as a soloist at university-wide events
- Perform at the President’s Honors Concert
- Travel to and perform in locations around the world -- like China!
- Join music societies like Sigma Alpha Iota
- Join band/instrumental societies like Kappa Kappa Psi
- Perform in off-campus events
No problem. We offer a certification through the School of Education that prepares you to teach at all levels.
You'll take 13 hours of education classes and get the classroom experience you need with six hours of student teaching.
- Professional musicians: Across the country
- Company members: Casa Manana in Fort Worth
- Graduate schools: Texas Woman’s University, SMU and Hartt School of Music
- Teaching: Nolan Catholic High School, Burleson ISD, Fort Worth ISD, Duncanville ISD and Lake Worth Christian School, private lessons
B.M., with All-Level Certification
What you need to apply
You'll need to audition for the
music faculty. Contact Adrian
Bumgarner at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her
at 817-531-4922 to schedule an audition.
The department has performance
-based scholarships available. Contact Adrian
Bumgarner at email@example.com or
call her at 817-531-4922.
Music Department Chair
Ann Waggoner Fine Arts