Music

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Your music career starts here.

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.

What are some potential careers?
  • Teaching in public and private education
  • The music business
  • Teaching private lessons
  • As a professional musician
What courses would I take?
  • Private instrument or voice classes
  • Theory, history and literature classes
  • Ensemble classes
What else can I do?
  • 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
What if I want to teach?

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.

What can I minor in?
Where are students now?
  • Professional musicians across the country
  • Company members at Casa Manana in Fort Worth
  • Attending graduate schools like Texas Woman’s University, SMU and Hartt School of Music
  • Teaching at Nolan Catholic High School, Burleson ISD, Fort Worth ISD, Duncanville ISD and Lake Worth Christian School, private lessons
 
Contact Us
Admissions & Aid

Location: Baker-Martin House
Phone: 817-531-4422
Toll Free: 800-580-8980
admissions@txwes.edu

Office Hours

Monday-Friday  
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact Us:
1201 Wesleyan Street
Fort Worth, TX 76105

817-531-4444
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