Texas Tech University

Student playing clarinet in hallway

School of Music


Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty mentor a diverse student body across the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Graduate Programs. Multiple performing ensembles and student organizations await as you prepare for a career in your desired area. 


Upon your audition to the school of music, you will be placed in your corresponding instrument/voice studio. Studios are managed and taught by the corresponding instrument/voice professor and these studios meet once a week for a masterclass to discuss pedagogy. The studios consist of the following instruments:

  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Saxophone

Choose Your Program


Woodwinds Faculty

Prof. Amy B. Anderson

Susetta Rockett
Instructor of Oboe

Prof. David Dees

Prof. David Dees
Professor of Saxophone

Dr. Lisa Garner Santa

Dr. Lisa Garner Santa
 Professor of Flute

Dr. Spencer Hartman

Dr. Spencer Hartman
Instructor of Flute


Dr. Steven Jones

Prof. Stephen Jones
Associate Professor of Jazz Studies
Jazz Saxophone

Prof. Richard Meek

Prof. Richard Meek
Professor of Bassoon and Music Theory

Dr. David Shea

Dr. David Shea
Professor of Clarinet