Why major in music at TAMIU? We offer a dedicated faculty, highly respected in their field in an affordable, professional environment with small class sizes so YOU get the individual attention critical for a successful college career. Our program is housed in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts. Program highlights include:

  • Music Scholarships available for music majors and minors

  • 800 seat Recital Hall

  • 450 seat Theatre

  • An "All Steinway School" (piano majors)

  • Complete collection of high-quality wind, percussion, and string instruments for use

  • Soundproof practice rooms

  • 24-station iMac Computer lab

  • Yamaha Clavinova 14-seat Piano Lab

  • 69 rank Sharkey Corrigan Pipe organ built by the Kegg Organ Company


Upon graduating from our program, our students will be:

  • Musicians with the highest performing skills possible, capable of making critical decisions toward effective communication to their students and audience.

  • Musicians who are life learners, prepared for a career in the ever-changing musical world of the 21st century

  • Musicians who participate actively collaborate with faculty in research and performances.

  • Musicians who are trained to think critically and incorporate the diverse elements of their training into their musical endeavors.

  • Musicians who are prepared to educate future musicians and foster an appreciation of the diverse musical culture of the world 


TAMIU offers 3 undergraduate degrees in music plus a minor. For details on these degrees, click on the links below. An audition is required for all major degree plans as well as the minor.

3-year music class rotation: F22-S23F-23-S24F24-S25




Department of Fine & Performing Arts
5201 University Boulevard, Center for the Fine & Performing Arts 217;
Laredo, TX 78041-19000
Phone: 956.326.2654