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Music at TAMIU

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

  • November 11, 2017
  • December 9, 2017 (Valley Audition Day - to be held at Harlingen High School).
  • February 24, 2018
  • March 24, 2018
  • April 19 & 28, 2018

Audition Form

Note: Audition times are normally scheduled at TAMIU on Saturdays between 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Valley Auditions at Harligen High School start at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 9th. Auditions on Thursday, April 19th will be held at TAMIU starting at 2:00 pm.

Please fill out the online audition form 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.

Valley Audition Day flyer information: Valley Audition Day for Music Scholarships is taking place Saturday, December 9 starting at 10 a.m. Location will be at Harlingen High School Band Hall.

View the full-sized Valley Audition Day flyer (PDF)


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
  • An "All Steinway School" (piano majors)
  • Complete collection of high quality wind, percussion and string instruments
  • Soundproof practice rooms
  • Computer lab
  • Piano Lab
  • 52 stops, 69 rank Sharkey Corrigan Pipe organ built by the Kegg Organ Company
  • 800 seat Recital Hall
  • 450 seat Theatre

Music degrees offered include:

  • Bachelors of Music with a Major in Music Instrumental/Vocal Track (BM)
  • Bachelors of Music with a Major in Music With All Level Certification Instrumental/Vocal Track (BM)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Major or Minor in Music, Double Major with music major option)
  • Minor in Music

For more information about our degree plans please click here.


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

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: