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.



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 Featured Ensembles


Durufle Requiem

Be moved by one of the great choral masterworks of the 20th century! The choirs of UT Tyler together with Cantori will ring 100 voices strong on March 2 @ 6:00 pm, First Baptist Church.


Branching Out!

Join us at Whitehouse High School on March 7 @ 7:30, as the Wind Ensemble 'branches out' in a new spring concert location!


Evening of Brass

Mark your calendars now for an Evening of Brass, April 2 @ 7:30, Braithwaite Recital Hall!

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