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MUEN 1121.001: University Choir with Dr. Eychaner 

The University Choir meets Monday through Thursday at 4pm in Mason Rehearsal Hall (#181 WNPAC). The ensemble is the primary choral ensemble at UTPB. The mission of the ensemble is to provide a wide variety of music representing the utmost quality in performance practice and stylistic guidelines from music history. Contact Choir@UTPB.edu to set up an audition!

MUEN 1122.001: Symphonic Winds with Dr. Richardson

The Symphonic Winds meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12-1:50pm in Mason Rehearsal Hall (#181 WNPAC) during spring semesters. The ensemble is the primary wind and percussion ensemble at UTPB. The Symphonic Winds performs two concerts, a tour, at commencement, convocations, and occasionally for special events in the community. Contact Band@UTPB.edu to arrange an audition with the faculty!

MUEN 1123.501: University Philharmonic with Dr. Ken Hakoda

The Symphonic Winds meet Monday and Tuesday from 6:30pm-9:30pm in Mason Rehearsal Hall (#181 WNPAC). The ensemble is the primary orchestral ensemble at UTPB. The University Philharmonic has performed a wide array of concerts from Video Games LIVE, the pit orchestra for Prokofiev's "Cinderella" Ballet, world premiered new compositions, and featured some of the finest solo performers in the Permian Basin! Contact Orchestra@UTPB.edu to set up your audition!

MUEN 1125.001: Concert Choir with Dr. Eychaner

The Concert Choir meets Monday through Friday at 3pm until 3:50pm in Mason Rehearsal Hall inside of the Rea Music and Academic Center of the Wagner Noel facility for the music rehearsal. This choir performs a wide variety of repertoire from girls' chorus material, men's glee selections, as well as hits from Broadway and jazz idioms. Contact Choir@UTPB.edu to add your voice to this choir!

MUEN 1126.001: The Spirit of the Permian Basin (aka: Falcon Marching Band) with Dr. Richardson

The Spirit of the Permian Basin meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 8am until 9:45am on the practice field, next to Stonehenge. Their performances are for all home football games and exhibition performances at UIL Marching Contests. Contact Band@UTPB.edu to get started as a brass, woodwind, percussionist, guard, or Falcon twirler!

If you would like to join an ensemble, please don't hesitate to contact the ensemble's director!

Audition Requirements for admission to the Music Major.

Other Music Faculty and Musical Opportunities at UTPB:

Mr. Beau Garza: String Methods
Mr. Scott Millichamp: Music Theory, Applied Horn, Brass Ensemble
Dr. Tyson Voigt: Applied Percussion, Musicology, Percussion Ensemble
Dr. Kevin Young: Applied Euphonium, Applied Trombone, Applied Tuba
Dr. Lyndsay Eiben: Applied Flute
Mrs. Amanda ("Mande") Gragg: Applied Clarinet
Mr. Philip Hill: Applied Bassoon, Woodwind Ensemble
Mrs. Caryn Crutchfield: Applied Oboe
Mr. Jodan Freeman: Applied Saxophone
Mr. Paul Sanchez: Applied Guitar
Mrs. Michelle Keast: Music Education
Dr. Sunyong Hwang: Applied Piano, Class Piano Sequence
Mr. Michael Santorelli: Applied Trumpet
Ms. Catherine Chen: Applied Viola
Ms. Amy Huzjak: Applied Cello, Chamber Strings
Dr. Megan Poppe: Applied Violin
Mr. William DeLavan: Applied Double Bass
Mr. David Corman: Applied Voice, Musical Theater
Dr. Oliver Lucero: Applied Voice
Mr. Vincent Pierce: Applied Harp, Harp Ensemble
Mrs. Karen Eychaner: Staff Accompanist
Mrs. Connie Viverette: Staff Accompanist
Ms. Michelle Owens: Staff Accompanist
Mrs. Yvonne Drinkard: Administrative Assistant 
Mrs. Susan Henry: Administrative Assistant 
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