The Department of Music at Texas Woman’s University will develop your appreciation and understanding of the arts. We will help you express your own personal and cultural experience by implementing diverse approaches to music making, performance and research. Our dedicated faculty and staff will provide you with a liberal arts-based education that balances tradition and innovation, while preparing you for professional work, leadership and service in music education, music pedagogy, music performance and music therapy.

Degree Programs

We offer undergraduate degrees in music education, music therapy, music performance and liberal arts. We also offer a music minor and a music theatre certificate.

Our graduate degrees include master’s programs in music education, music therapy, music performance and music pedagogy.


2019-2020 Music Entrance and Scholarship Auditions

  • November 9, 2019 (Spring 2020 admission only)
  • January 25, 2020
  • February 8, 2020
  • February 29, 2020
  • April 18, 2020 (Entrance Only) - Video Auditions (due by 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2020)

Visit our Auditions page to learn more about audition dates, deadlines and details. For additional information, please contact our Music Recruiter, Joseph Reyes at


The Texas Woman's University Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Joni Jensen, Director of Choral Activities, has been selected to perform at the 2020 Texas Music Educators Association Centennial Clinic/Convention in San Antonio, Texas. This event is the largest of its kind and draws over 29,000 music educators, clinicians, exhibitors, students and their families each year. Read the full press release>>

The Texas Woman's University Wind Symphony, conducted by Dr. Carter Biggers, Director of Bands, has been selected to perform at the 2020 College Band Directors National Association Southwestern Divisional Conference in Norman, Oklahoma. Congratulations to the Wind Symphony and Dr. Biggers on this wonderful achievement!

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Why TWU?

Music study at TWU has a long and distinguished history. Our department has been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1958, and our music therapy program is approved by the American Music Therapy Association.

TWU Concert Choir.
TWU Concert Choir.

While pursuing your undergraduate or graduate degree in music at TWU, you will benefit from:

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