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School of Music


Director – William Ballenger
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(806) 742-2270

Admissions and Scholarships
Ja’Net Ross
(806) 834-6680
Advisor – Linda Gregston
(806) 834-3767


The Texas Tech School of Music offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and instruction in all band and orchestra instruments as well as piano, voice, guitar, organ, and harp.  Areas of study include music education, performance, music theory, music composition.
We also have graduate degrees in music performance, education, conducting, music history and literature, theory, and composition. Please contact Dr. Michael Stoune ( for more specific information regarding the graduate prgrams available.

Scholarships are awarded to music majors based on a successful audition-not always do they get a scholarship.


Bachelor of Music with a major in Music
Fields of Specialization in
Music (leading to teacher certification)
Music Composition
Music Performance
Music Theory
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music

School music educator                                                       Professional performer
University professor                                                           Conductor
Private music teacher                                                         Composer
Music business administrator                                             Church musician
Music industry salesperson

School of Music ensembles travel internationally and are often invited to prestigious performance venues. 
Graduates teach and perform internationally and in all 50 states and have distinguished themselves as Fulbright Scholars, outstanding teachers, professional orchestral musicians, composers, music technologists, and as members of major international opera companies.

Lubbock Symphony Orchestra                                           Lubbock Independent School District
Lubbock Arts Alliance                                                        TTU String Project

Tau Beta Sigma                                                                   Music Educators National Conference
Kappa Kappa Psi                                                                Texas Music Educators Association
Mu Phi Epsilon                                                                     Music Teachers National Association
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia                                                         American String Teachers Association
Associated Voice Scholars