Texas Tech University

J.T. & Margaret Talkington

College of Visual & Performing Arts

School of Music

Who We Are

Music is essential to the human experience.

Take control of your future as you prepare for a career as a professional musician, educator, or industry leader. Our music students thrive in small class sizes and 1:1 studio courses with faculty across a variety of instrument areas and musical styles. From outstanding teachers in public schools, colleges, and universities, to professional careers as musicians and performers on some of the biggest stages, our students find their calling through a long tradition of excellence at Texas Tech.


School of Music Events

  • 7

    Durations Trio Concert 6PM

    A concert presented by the Durations Trio

  • 5-14

    Fall Opera Performance: Die Fledermaus

    Dr. Falke plays a trick on his friend Gabriel von Eisenstein

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  • 9-10

    Combos and Jazz Ensemble Concerts

    Combo I and Jazz Ensemble I play on the 9th, and Combo II and Jazz Ensemble II play on the 10th

  • 16

    Ignite 7:30PM

    Choreographed by dance faculty and guest artists




School of Music News

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Audition Requirements


Students applying to the Bachelor of Arts in Music or any Bachelor of Music in Music Programs are required to audition based on your primary instrument area. Select your audition date as part of the music application found on Raiderconnect. The audition dates for students applying for entry to TTU in Fall 2022 are:

  • Saturday, February 19, 2022
  • Saturday, March 5, 2022

The audition requirements for each instrument area are listed below. Students who plan to complete a Composition or Theory track have specified requirements below, as well. Questions about auditions? Email schoolofmusic@ttu.edu.