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Music

713-525-3159
music@stthom.edu

Music students at the University of St. Thomas have quality performance opportunities within the rich and diverse backdrop of a liberal arts curriculum. Students enjoy small classes, which allows more time for individual interaction with their professors. University of St. Thomas music alumni are in graduate schools, performing professionally and teaching and leading church music programs all over the country.

The Music Department at the University of St. Thomas provides students with a comprehensive background in music theory, music history and performance. With an emphasis on Western music, students participate in performances concentrating on vocal and instrumental music. The department maintains an active recital series for the University and community. View the Performing Arts calendar.

Music Preparatory School

The Music Preparatory School (MPS) provides non-credit courses, private lessons and summer camps to children and adults who have a desire to make music a part of their lives. Learn more about the Music Preparatory School by completing this information form.

Majors
Music, B.A.
Music Education, B.A. 
Master of Sacred Music
MLA in Music

Minors
Music 

Music Organizations
Performing Arts Society
Mu Phi Epsilon, International Music Fraternity

Resources
Music Department Brochure
Course Catalog
What can I do with this major?
Event Calendar

Scholarships
Please contact the Music Department for scholarship information.

Auditions
Held the second Saturday in November, the last Saturday in February, and the last Saturday in March.

To audition, complete the Audition Form.

Faculty
Dr. Ann K. Fairbanks, Chair
fairbaa@stthom.edu
713-525-3159

Ms. Ann C. Harlan, Administrative Assistant
harlanac@stthom.edu
713-525-3159

Dr. Glenn R. Garrido
Dr. Brady Knapp 
Dr. Malcolm Wayne Solomon

Part-Time Faculty

   
Joan Allouache Fred Angerstein​​
Joan Allouache
MLA Diction
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Fred Angerstein
Wind Ensemble Director, Tuba
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Jeong-Suk Bae Paula Eisenstein Baker
Jeong-Suk Bae
Organ Performance
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Paula Eisenstein Baker
Research
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Jeffrey Butler Debra Dickinson
Jeffrey Butler
Cello
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Debra Dickinson
Musical Theater
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Brett Van Gansbeke Terry Gaschen
Brett Van Gansbeke
Bassoon
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Terry Gaschen
Classical Guitar
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Rodica Gonzalez Jasmine Hatem
Rodica Gonzalez
Violin
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Jasmine Hatem
Piano, Accompaniment 
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Ning-Chih Hsu Wei Jiang
Ning-Chih Hsu
Director of Orchestras, Violin
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Wei Jiang
Viola
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David Klingensmith Paul Krystofiak
David Klingensmith
String Bass
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Paul Krystofiak
Piano, MPS Director
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Patrick Moore Richard Nunemaker
Patrick Moore
Cello
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Richard Nunemaker​
Clarinet, Saxophone
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Reynaldo Ochoa Michael Wheeler
Reynaldo Ochoa
Trumpet, Conducting
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Michael Wheeler
Jazz Guitar
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Dawson White Lovie Smith-Wright
Dawson White
Viola
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Lovie Smith-Wright
Percussion
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