Music

The TWU Wind Symphony performs at the university's annual Festival of Lights.
The TWU Wind Symphony performs at the university's annual Festival of Lights.


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.

Upcoming Events

TWU Flute Choir to perform at 45th Annual National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, MN

  • The convention will open on August 10, 2017, with the 10,000 Lakes Flute Orchestra, a group of over 200 flutists conducted by TWU Music professor and chair, Pam Youngblood, DMA, in an hour-long concert featuring 9 contrabass flutes, 33 basses, 35 altos and 141 C flutes. 
  • The TWU Flute Choir will perform a showcase concert on Friday morning, August 11. The program will include the world premiere of Symphony for Flutes by Larry Ink, commissioned by the group for this performance.
  • On Saturday, August 12, Youngblood and staff collaborative pianist Gabriel Bita will present the world premiere of their commissioned work, Portraits of Richka by Peter Senchuk.
  • Youngblood and adjunct flute instructor Amy Coelho will also perform as members of the International Flute Orchestra, a group with which they toured Ireland and Northern Ireland this May. 

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:

2017-2018 Ensemble Auditions

Ensemble audition information for the 2017-2018 academic year will be posted on August 1, 2017. Auditions will be held from August 21 to September 1, 2017.


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