Faculty and Staff

UT Tyler School of Performing Arts

Performing Arts Faculty at The University of Texas at Tyler are experienced, active professors whose work represents a diversity of aesthetic and research interests. For music faculty, excellence in teaching is their foremost mission, dedicated to bringing to students a broad diversity of musical experiences. Concert tours, guest artists, concerts, and the best environment for creative and intellectual growth in the region make the musical experience at UT Tyler outstanding.

Please contact the School of Performing Arts for consultation and specific details about degree programs, or the admissions office for general university admissions information.

Administration

  • Dr. David Swanzy, Interim Director, School of Performing Arts
  • Donna Abbey, Administrative Assistant

Ensembles

Woodwinds

Brass

Percussion

  • Prof. Chris McWilliams

Strings

  • Prof. Mike Grinnell, String Methods
  • Prof. Diana Norwood, Violin/Viola
  • Dr. Ronald Sherrod, Guitar

Keyboard

Voice

Academic Studies