UT Tyler

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 offers the Bachelor of Music degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in Music. Students may also choose music as a minor or theater studies as a minor.


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 and engaging course work, private applied study, high calibre ensemble performance opportunities, and wide range of professional music training opportunities.

Performance Opportunities

In addition to regular 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 the Center for the Musical ArtsBraithwaite Recital Hall, and Vaughn Auditorium.

Important Dates

  • OCT14

    Fall Choral Concert -

    First Presbyterian Church - 6:00

  • DEC9

    Choral Christmas Concert -

    First Presbyterian Church - 6:00

  • MAR3

    Choral Masterworks Concert -

    First Presbyterian Church - 6:00

  • APR28

    Choral Concert with East Texas Symphony Orchestra -

    Cowan Center - 7:30

More Information

  • Piano Skills Festival

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in this year's Piano Skills Festival. Here are our 2017 Outstanding Musicians!

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