School of Music

Rendering of the north view of the School of Music building

Announcing the Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU

The state-of-the-art concert hall will honor America’s most inspiring classical musician. The Board of Trustees of Texas Christian University announ...

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Festival of American Song

TCU School of Music presents fifth annual Festival of American Song

This year’s festival is proud to celebrate American music with distinguished guest artist Jake Heggie — 2015 Opera News Magazine’s Most Succ...

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TCU Jazz Band

Jazz Studies at TCU recognized by DownBeat Magazine

Joe Eckert, professor of saxophone and director of Jazz Studies, is featured in the September issue of DownBeat magazine. He discusses the value of mu...

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Germán Gutiérrez conducting a symphony orchestra

Five Lessons from a Lifetime Invested in Music

On the heels of commencement season, this is a prime time to reflect on the wisdom imparted by speakers invited to offer their guidance and encouragem...

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School of Music professor Jesús Castro-Balbi named 2018-19 ACE Fellow

The College of Fine Arts and the School of Music are proud to announce that the American Council on Education has awarded Jesús Castro-Balbi a 2018-1...

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School of Music North View Rendering

School of Music to build state-of-the-art concert hall

Features include a 700-seat state-of-the-art concert hall and new rehearsal spaces for both orchestra and band students. As other institutions across ...

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PianoTexas Brings Renowned Pianists to Campus

The 36th annual PianoTexas International Academy & Festival, presented by the TCU School of Music in collaboration with The Cliburn, brings world-...

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A Mood in Jazz

For Joseph “Joey” Carter ’00 MM, music mentorship requires sharing the passion and frustration only a veteran musician understands. Carter plays...

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TCU has Three Fulbright Finalists for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

TCU has three Fulbright Finalists for the upcoming academic year as decided by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Schol...

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TCU Jazz Festival Celebrates 40 Years

Jazz is a type of music characterized by improvisation, modification and a powerful rhythm. Regularly featuring brass and woodwind instruments as well...

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