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All-State Choir Camp, July 10-14, 2017 - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Register now for the 2017 UTEP Summer All-State Choir Camp, July 10-14.  Conducted by UTEP Choral/Vocal Faculty with special guests!

Camp includes:

  • Rehearsals on Texas All-State Choir Repertoire
  • Audition and Sight-Reading Clinics
  • Vocal Master Classes
  • Final Concert


For more information, contact Dr. Elisa Wilson at


UTEP Music Featured in the Arts Journal Website - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Centennial Speaker, Greg Sandow, writes about UTEP, the Department of Music and the new Center for Arts Entrepreneurship in the Arts Journal website.
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New Center to Expand Opportunities for Students Persuing Degrees in the Arts - Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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New Music Students

For information on becoming a music major at UTEP, and to schedule your audition click here.

New and Current Music Students

For all undergraduate music advising, and to receive information about upcoming Music Theory Placement Exams, begin by submitting the NEW Music Advising Questionnaire (MAQ). All new music majors need to take the Music Theory Placement Exam (or take Music Fundamentals 1). Just click on this link.

For more information on the Music Theory Placement Exam, click here.

It's always a good idea to familiarize yourself with your degree plan. Up-to-date degree plans are available at Select a catalog year (usually your first year at UTEP), then "College of Liberal Arts," "Undergraduate" or "Graduate," and scroll through degree plans to "Bach of Music..." or "Master of Music..." Next, click "Get My Degree Plan!"

Ensemble Audition Music

For the most recent audition music for orchestra and wind ensembles, visit Instrumental Ensemble Audition Music

For information on vocal ensemble auditions, visit the UTEP Choirs page.

Click here for information about UTEP Marching Miners Drumline Spring Training and Auditions.

Thinking about coming to UTEP?

Click here to find out how to get service award money.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship

The UTEP Department of Music invites applicants for graduate teaching assistantships for the upcoming academic year.

Assistantships are available in either applied or academic areas, pending qualified applicants. These areas include, but are not limited to, band, orchestra, choir, keyboard, guitar, conducting, music education, music history and literature, and music theory and composition. Those prospective and current graduate students who are interested should contact Dr. Dominic Dousa, Graduate Music Advisor, at, or by calling (915) 747-7819, for more information.

Prospective graduate students who have not yet applied for admission to UTEP should visit the Graduate Studies website.

Information on our current graduate teaching assistants can be found at our Teaching Assistants page.