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If music is your passion, TCU is your school.

The TCU School of Music is a nationally recognized, award-winning institution that allows you to excel and grow as an artist in an environment large enough for world-class musical opportunities, yet small enough to ensure a personalized musical experience.

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In order to apply to TCU School of Music, you must first apply to the University. School of Music programs require a secondary application and most require an audition. Learn about the audition and application process below.

Why study music at TCU?

Choose from a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that will guide you as you pursue your passions.

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With ensembles available to majors and non-majors, the creative spirit is an instrumental part of our school spirit.

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Winter Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

February 9 @ 7:00 pm

Winter Opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream By Benjamin Britten (after the play by William Shakespeare) Feb 9, 10 at 7:00 PM Feb 11 at 2:00 PM Location: Ed Landreth Hall The Opera Studio is thrilled to be presenting this delightful opera by Benjamin Britten. It is a true “ensemble” opera with 19 characters and chorus. The opera will be performed by the entire Opera Studio, as well as some guest artists. The story revolves around three different groups of characters.…

2018 TCU International Double Bass Festival

March 3 - March 4

The two-day festival features lectures, guest artist recitals including world-renowned virtuoso Gary Karr, presentations, instrument luthiers showcasing their instruments and double bass accessories, masterclasses and an orchestral competition open to the public.

Spring Opera: The Falling and the Rising

April 6 @ 7:00 pm

This new opera with have its World Premiere at TCU! It is a joint production of TCU and The Soldiers Chorus of the US Army Field Band. We are incredibly proud that this piece was co-commissioned by the School of Music at TCU and 4 other opera companies.

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Career Preparation

Our alumni are prepared to be world-changers by raising artistic relevance and operating with excellence. Some of our alums have gone to prestigious graduate schools, performed with renowned orchestras and ensembles, taught in schools across the country or worked in a variety of other professions.

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Student Work

The TCU Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth TCU Symphonic Choir and the TCU School of Music alumni presented Beethoven’s 9th Symphony for its biennial event at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall. Students at TCU have access to an array of cultural opportunities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.

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The TCU School of Music is proud to be an All-Steinway School which demonstrates a full commitment to excellence by providing their students and faculties with the best instruments possible for the study of music.

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