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Instrumental Department Calendar

All listed events, outside of concerts and master classes, are open only to MUAP students. Information and ticketing information for public events may be found at Lonestar.edu/UP-Events.

Music Department Auditions
Wednesday, Sept. 1 | 1 - 4:00 p.m. | 12.130

Fall 2021 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

Music Department Auditions
Tuesday, Sept. 7 | 3 - 7:00 p.m. | 12.130

Fall 2021 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

Recital Hour
Friday, Oct. 1 | 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.| 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Oct. 8 | 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. | 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Oct. 15 | 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. | 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Oct. 22 | 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. | 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Oct. 29 | 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. | 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Nov. 5 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | 12.130

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Recital Hour
Friday, Nov. 12 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | 12.130

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Instrumental Department Recital
Thursday, Nov. 18 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. | TBD

Join our Instrumental Department for an evening of live music. Visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Events for more information.

Recital Hour
Friday, Nov. 19 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | 12.130

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Music Department Auditions
Tuesday, Nov. 30 | 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. | 12.130

Spring 2022 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

Music Department Auditions
Wednesday, Jan. 19 | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. | 12.130

Spring 2022 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

Music Department Auditions
Tuesday, Jan. 25 | 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. | 12.130

Spring 2022 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

Percussion Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 1 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. | West Dining

The LSC-University Park Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Yamaha artist Lamar Burkhalter, performs a concert of classical, drum line, and novelty percussion. Visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Events for more information.

Instrumental Department Recital
Thursday, Apr. 7 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. | TBD

Join our Instrumental Department for an evening of live music. Visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Events for more information.

Music Department Auditions
Tuesday, Apr. 26 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. | 12.130

Spring 2022 Music Auditions for scholarships, private lessons, vocal and instrumental ensembles. Please visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions for more information.

String Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, May 3 | 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. | TBD

Join our String Ensemble as they perform an evening of musical favorites! Visit Lonestar.edu/UP-Events for more information.

Research

Sight-Reading Piano Library

Students enrolled in any level of Class Piano or MUAP Private Piano Lessons may check out these books from the circulation desk of the Student Learning Resource Center (8th floor of building 12) to practice their sight-reading:

Beginner Level

Book Composer Type
Masterworks Classics 12 Various Classical Anthology
Piano Adventures Performance Book 1 Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Piano Adventures Performance Book 2A Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Piano Adventures Performance Book 2B Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Succeeding at the Piano Recital Book 1A Marlais, Helen Method Collection
Succeeding at the Piano Recital Book 1B Marlais, Helen Method Collection
Succeeding at the Piano Recital Book 2A Marlais, Helen Method Collection
Succeeding at the Piano Recital Book 2B Marlais, Helen Method Collection
Alfred's Premier Piano Course 1B Various Method Collection
Alfred's Premier Piano Course 2A Various Method Collection
Alfred's Premier Piano Course 2B Various Method Collection
Hal Leonard Solos 2 Various Method Collection
Hal Leonard Solos 3 Various Method Collection
The Best of Dennis Alexander, Book 1 Alexander, Dennis Single Composer Collection
Mikrokosmos, Book 1 Bartók, Béla Single Composer Collection
Melody Bober's Favorite Solos, Book 1 Bober, Melody Single Composer Collection
Catherine Rollin's Favorite Solos, Book 1 Rollin, Catherine Single Composer Collection
Celebrated Piano Solos 1 Vandall, Robert Single Composer Collection

Intermediate Level

Book Composer Type
Masterworks Classics 3 Various Classical Anthology
Masterworks Classics 4 Various Classical Anthology
Piano Adventures Performance Book 3A Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Piano Adventures Performance Book 3B Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Piano Adventures Performance Book 4 Faber, Nancy and Randall Method Collection
Succeeding at the Piano Recital Book 3 Marlais, Helen Method Collection
Alfred's Premier Piano Course 3 Various Method Collection
Hal Leonard Solos 4 Various Method Collection
Accent on Gillock (8 volumes in 1) Gillock, William Single Composer Collection
Accent on Solos (3 volumes in 1) Gillock, William Single Composer Collection
Short Pieces for the Piano Kabalevsky, Dmitri Single Composer Collection
Album for the Young, Op. 58 Schumann, Robert Single Composer Collection
Celebrated Piano Solos 2 Vandall, Robert Single Composer Collection

Faculty

Aaron Alon, DMA
Department Chair & Director of Music
Aaron.Alon@LoneStar.edu

Russell Ballenger, DMA
Adjunct Instructor of Low Brass
Russell.Ballenger@lonestar.edu

Ryan Brown, DMA
Assistant Professor of Music & Director of Choirs
Ryan.Brown@Lonestar.edu

Mark Buller, DMA
Adjunct Instructor of Composition
Mark.A.Buller@lonestar.edu

Lamar Burkhalter
Adjunct Instructor of Percussion
Director of the Percussion Ensemble
Lamar.Burkhalter@LoneStar.edu

Michael Clark, DMA
Adjunct Instructor of Piano
Michael.W.Clark@lonestar.edu

Marc Garvin, BFA
Adjunct Instructor of Guitar
Marc.Garvin@lonestar.edu

Garrett Hudson, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Flute
Garrett.Hudson@lonestar.edu

Sean Krissman, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Sean.Krissman@lonestar.edu

Samuel Park, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Violin
Samuel.Park@lonestar.edu

Joanna Evelyn Reeder, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Piano
Joanna.Reeder@lonestar.edu

Mary Katherine Schober, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Mary.Schober@lonestar.edu

Sean Stone-Ashe, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Sean.StoneAshe@lonestar.edu

Christoph Wagner, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Cello
Christoph.Wagner@lonestar.edu

Matthew Weathers, MM
Adjunct Instructor of Viola
Matthew.Weathers@lonestar.edu

Faculty Bios

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