UT Tyler School of Performing Arts
The University of Texas at Tyler
There has never been a better time to come to UT Tyler!
The UT Tyler School of Performing Arts is comprised of a community of recognized artists and musical professionals committed to providing a quality learning and performance environment where students can develop knowledge, skills and professionalism for their future careers.
The School of Performing Arts is an accredited institutional member of the National
Association of Schools of Music.
The School of Performing Arts faculty is dedicated to bringing students a broad diversity of musical experiences through challenging, engaging course work, applied study, solo and ensemble performance, practical experience and a variety of recital and concert opportunities.
The teacher-student ratio is kept low to ensure that students and faculty mentors
have abundant opportunities to interact. Students learn from experienced, active professors
whose work represents a diversity of aesthetic and research interests.
In addition to student recital opportunities, UT Tyler performing ensembles include
the Patriot Singers, Concert Chorale, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, chamber
ensembles, and opera and musical theatre. Ensemble membership and Talent Awards are available to qualified students of all majors at UT Tyler.
UT Tyler students learn and perform in some of the most outstanding college facilities in the region, including:
- Center for the Musical Arts, a new 15,000 square foot addition to our musical facilities featuring state of the
art choral and instrumental rehearsal spaces and teaching studios.
- Braithwaite Recital Hall, an impressive 166-seat hall featuring a magnificent stage for solo, chamber or student
recitals and a state-of-the-art digital recording studio.
- Vaughn Auditorium, an outstanding 2,000-seat hall with a Broadway-sized stage, full cast and solo dressing rooms and full orchestra pit.
OCT3Jazz Combo Concert -
Braithwaite Recital Hall - 7:30
OCT6Wind Ensemble Concert -
Cowan Center - 7:30
OCT8"Come Sing With Me" - Patriot Singers & Concert Chorale Fall Concert -
First Presbyterian Church - 6:00 pm
OCT13Chris Ferguson, Senior Recital -
Braithwaite Recital Hall -
2017 Audition Dates Announced
The School of Performing Arts is pleased to announce our audition dates for spring 2017. Complete our short online application and register for your audition date today!
Piano Skills Festival
The UT Tyler Piano Skills Festival is a pre-college music festival featuring performance and functional piano skills. Participants earn awards and a chance to perform in Braithwaite Recital Hall. Register now for 2017!