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Program Summary

The Music program at Hill College offers the full first two years of academic study for majors in music as well as opportunities for elective students and community members to study and perform as part of a program of lifetime learning. Music majors are expected to perform academically and musically at a level that will prepare them sufficiently for study at the university level.

  • Program offered on the Hill County Campus
  • Online course available
  • Students/teacher ratios provide individual attention
  • Computer Assisted Instruction
  • A Variety of Choral and Instrumental Ensemble Performance Opportunities

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EDUCATION PLAN(S)
DEGREE/CERTIFICATE OPTION(S)

Music Education Plan

Music (Instrumental) 
Field of Study
60 Credit Hours 

Music (Vocal) 
Field of Study
60 Credit Hours

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Instrumental Ensembles

Instrumental ensembles include: Concert Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Brass Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble and Hood’s Texas Brigade Brass Band. These groups give at least two concerts per year and play at home basketball games. They also perform at the State Fair of Texas, at area schools and for community activities. Membership is open to any student with previous band experience or by approval of the director. 


Vocal Ensembles

Vocal ensembles include: Chorale, Vocal Ensemble, Men’s and Women’s Ensembles. All groups are in demand for programs and perform several concerts each year beginning with the State Fair of Texas. Membership is open to any student with previous choral experience or by approval of the director.


Scholarship Information 

Music scholarships are awarded to students who participate in band and choir. Non-majors as well as majors are eligible for music scholarships and eligibility is based on ability, experience, attitude and recommendations.

Choir Scholarship
Band Scholarship


Music Major Transfer Classes 

  • Applied Music
  • Ensembles
  • Elementary Sight-singing & Ear Training
  • Techniques of Woodwind Instruments
  • Techniques of Brass Instruments
  • Techniques of Percussion Instruments
  • Vocal Diction
  • Survey of Music Literature
  • Elementary Harmony
  • Intermediate Sight-singing & Ear Training
  • Intermediate Harmony 

Applied Music 

  • Piano
  • Woodwinds
  • Brass
  • Percussion
  • Guitar
  • Voice

Non-Major Music Courses 

  • Class Guitar
  • Class Piano
  • Class Voice
  • Ensembles
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Music Appreciation
  • American Popular Music 

Careers 

The AA FOS music can help to complete a 4 year degree in Music Education, Music Performance, Music Business, or Music Industry studies. 

 

Dr. Brad Bolick
Program Coordinator
bbolick@hillcollege.edu 
254.659.7882 

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