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.


The School of Performing Arts is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, meeting a national standard of artistic, academic and professional excellence for our students.




The School of Performing Arts faculty is dedicated to challenging our students with a broad array of engaging course work, personalized private study, high calibre ensembles, and pre-professional music training.



In addition to solo recitals, students may perform as members of the Patriot Singers, Concert Chorale, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, chamber ensembles, or opera and musical theatre. Ensemble membership and Talent Awards are available to qualified students of all university majors based on audition.

Wind Ensemble



UT Tyler music students learn and perform in some of the most outstanding college music facilities in the region, including the Center for the Musical Arts, Braithwaite Recital Hall, and Vaughn Auditorium. The School of Performing Arts is also an All-Steinway School, providing students with world-class instruments for their study and performance.



Important Dates

  • JAN25

    Piano Skils Festival -

    Center for the Musical Arts

  • JAN26

    Piano Skils Festival -

    Center for the Musical Arts

  • FEB2

    Combined Choral Concert with TVCC -

    First Presbyterian Church - 6:00

  • FEB7

    UT Tyler Jazz Jam -

    ETX Brewing Company - 7:00

More Information

 Featured Ensembles

Navy Band

Anchors Away!

Don't miss this special touring performance of the United States Navy Band! February 27 @ 7:30, Cowan Center.

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