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Music at TAMIU

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Welcome to TAMIU's Music web page. We are housed in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts where you have the opportunity to study with a faculty of leading professionals in their respective fields. We offer three Bachelor's degrees in music. They are outlined by semester here. Our program is housed in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Program highlights include:
  • Small classes with easy access to our outstanding faculty
  • Bachelor of Arts (Major or Minor in Music, Double Major with music major option), Bachelor of Music with All level certification, Bachelor of Music in Performance
  • An "All Steinway School" (piano majors)
  • Complete collection of high quality wind, percussion and string instruments
  • Soundproof practice rooms
  • Computer lab
  • Piano Lab
  • 58 rank Sharkey Corrigan Pipe organ built by the Kegg Organ Company
  • 800 seat Recital Hall
  • 450 seat Theatre


Auditions dates for admission in the Fall of the 2018-2019 academic year are as follow:

November 11, 2017
February 24, 2018
March 24, 2018
April 19 & 28, 2018
Note: Audition times are normally scheduled on Saturdays between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Auditions on Thursday, April 19 start at 11:00 am.

Please fill out the online audition form located at the bottom of this page and contact Ms. Adriana Garcia in the Fine Arts Office to arrange an audition time per email or call (956) 326-2654. You are advised to also contact the appropriate faculty member of your instrument/voice for suggested audition music.

For information to transfer credits from other institutions, click here. For any other questions regarding auditions, contact Dr. James Moyer


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Scholarships are available. Click here for a flyer about Freshman Scholarship Opportunities.
If you are already a TAMIU student and want to audition for the Laredo Philharmonic Concerto Competition, please fill out this form to audition for the TAMIU Preliminary Round.


Department of Fine and Performing Arts
5201 University Boulevard, Center for Fine and Performing Arts 217B, Laredo, TX 78041
Phone: 956-326-2654 E-mail: