The Department of Music is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the Texas Association of Music Schools. The Department of Music offers the Master of Music degree in Music with an emphasis in: Performance, Music Education and Piano Pedagogy.
Program of Graduate Work
Master of Music
Students in the Master of Music program choose either performance (applied music or conducting), music education or piano pedagogy. The M.M. in performance develops specific music skills and abilities to a high degree in the fields of instrumental and vocal performance and conducting. The M.M. in music education focuses on teacher training at the elementary and secondary levels. The M.M. in piano pedagogy combines an emphasis in performance with teacher training for private and small group settings.
Admission to a graduate program is granted by the Dean of the Graduate School upon the recommendation of the department. Applicants must meet the following requirements for admission in addition to meeting the general university requirements in Music.
Graduate students pursuing the Master of Music degree in performance must perform a fifty-minute public recital.
Final Comprehensive Examinations
The Department of Music requires the candidate to pass a written examination over the course work listed on the degree plan prior to taking an oral examination.
Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.
Note: Individual departments may reserve the right to dismiss from their programs students who, in their judgment, would not meet the professional expectations of the field for which they are training.
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B.M, University of Oklahoma; M.M., D.M.A., University of North Texas
B.S., Austin Peay State University, M.A., University of Cincinnati, D.M.A., University of Memphis
B.M., Louisiana State University; M.M., University of Cincinnati; D.M.A., Louisiana State University.
Professor and Director of Choral Activities
B.M.E., Texas State University; M.M., Baylor University; D.M.A., Louisiana State University.
B.M., Oklahoma State University; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of North Texas
B.S., Austin Peav State University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Illinois.
Michael H. Morrow
B.S., Indiana State University; M.M., Morehead State University.
B.M., Conservatorio Nacional de Música “Carlos Lopez Buchardo”, M.M., D.A., Ball State University
Professor and Interim Dean of the College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts
B.M.E., Baylor University, B.M., Baylor University, M.M., The Ohio State University, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
B.M., The University of Texas at Austin; M.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., University of North Texas
B.M.E., Baylor University; M.M., University of Michigan, D.M.A., University of North Texas