Associate professor and trumpet player fuses research, teaching and artistry to make his mark on Texas Tech.
J.T. & Margaret Talkington
College of Visual & Performing Arts
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Students applying to most programs are required to audition or interview based on your primary instrument or chosen area of study. Select your audition date as part of the music application found on Raiderconnect. The audition dates for students applying for admittance into the School of Music for Fall 2023 are:
- Saturday, February 18, 2023
- Saturday, March 3, 2023
The audition and entrance requirements for each area are linked below. Questions about auditions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.