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Music Scholarship and Entrance Auditions

Entrance and Scholarship Auditions for the TWU Music Department will be held on Saturday, January 23rd and February 20th, 2016. 

 Entrance auditions are required for students wishing to pursue a degree in music. Scholarship auditions are open to all new students. To learn more about the audition and application process, please click here.


TWU Faculty, Students, and Alumni to present during 2016 TMEA Conference

The TWU Music Department is proud to be represented by several faculty members, students, and alumni at this year's TMEA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. We invite you to attend their sessions and the College Division Poster Session this Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, February 12th:
College Division Research Poster Session (3:45 - 5:15pm / CC Park View)

  • Dr. Nikki Cohen & Dr. Vicki Baker present Perception of Applied Voice Teachers Regarding Differentiated Instruction for Music Education and Music Therapy Majors.

  • Dr. Kelley Poché-Rodriguez presents Interrater Reliability of Texas All-Region Choir Audition Adjudicators: The Effects of Training and Judging Experience.

Friday, February 13th:

  • Renee Wilson & Dr. Kelley Poché-Rodriguez host Teaching Non-Music Majors: Meeting Students Where They Are from 11:30am - 12:30pm in CC 302 BC.

  • Dr. Vicki Baker, Amanda Soto, Brian Wilson, & Kaitlin Wright present Student Teaching: The Final Frontier in Your Quest for Certification from 2:30 - 3:30pm in CC 303.


TWU Alumni Reception

The TWU Music Department welcomes you to reunite with fellow alumni for an evening of food, fun, and free giveaways. The reunion will take place during the Texas Music Educators Association Conference on Friday, February 12th, at 9:30 pm. It will be located in Conference Room 12 of the Marriot Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. We look forward to seeing you!


TWU invites all male musicians to join Phi Mu Alpha

Members of Phi Mu Alpha aim to bring musicians together. They engage in service, sociability, music activity, and philanthropy. For information on Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, please click here and contact Craig Beane at, or Spencer Orrick at


Course Rotation (pdf)

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