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Mission and Goals

Department of Music Mission Statement

            The Music Department of Texas A&M University-Commerce promotes excellence in music through the rigorous study of music history, literature, theory, composition, pedagogy, and the preparation of music performance in applied study and ensembles to meet the highest standards of aesthetic expression.

Department of Music Statement of Goals

Thus, the Music Department

  • Provides opportunities for all students to enhance their perception, comprehension, performance, and ultimately, appreciation of music;
  • Prepares students to be leaders in music education, music performance, and other related fields of the performing arts;
  • Fosters creative activities and the intellectual pursuit of knowledge about music;
  • Enriches the lives of the students and faculty of Texas A&M–Commerce and the communities of the state and nation with inspirational performances and stimulating educational opportunities.