Department of Music | Houston Music School

HCU’s Houston Music School

HCU’s Department of Music strives to be the strive to be the best music college and musician school in Houston. All of HCU’s students can find a musical home in the classes, lessons and ensembles of the Music Department, whether they are exploring a music college major for career opportunities in music or hoping to express themselves musically while pursuing another major.

Why study at HCU’s Texas music school?

Here are a few reasons to make the Department of Music your place for performing, studying and majoring in music:

  • The size is right – HCU’s Department of Music is large enough to offer you a variety of performing opportunities and small enough to give you personal attention.
  • The place is right – Houston, Texas offers the opportunity to hear and play every kind of music in the fourth largest city in the country.
  • The mix is right – HCU’s outstanding music faculty provides a balance between theoretical and professional music training, accompanied by a classical liberal arts education from a nationally respected university.

Find Your Music College Major

HCU offers three music degrees through our Houston music school:

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Music major (BA): The music degree is tailored for the specific talents of music students who are seeking a music career that requires musical production, composing, or theory. Students also go on to pursue advanced degrees in graduate school.
  2. Bachelor of Music in Music Performance degree (BM): The music performance degree is for anyone seeking music performing and conducting careers in private studios, music bands, and serving as ministers of music and worship leaders in churches.
  3. Bachelor of Music Education degree (BME): The music education degree offers students the opportunity to become professional music educators certified to teach music at all levels (K-12).

Either your musical career or the music you make while pursuing another career can begin at HCU! Please join us in keyboard, vocal or instrumental music.

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We offer many opportunities to expand the learning experience of our students and prepare them for their professional careers.

All of the following are available to our students: