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LSC-University Park Music Department

Music Department Banner, showing pictures of various musicians: a guitarist, a choir, someone playing a marimba, a cellist, singers at microphones, and a drum line.Lone Star College-University Park offers students an affordable way to take dozens of music classes, taught by internationally recognized faculty. Students can pursue an Associate of Arts degree in music, take courses before transfering to university or take general music courses.  

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Satisfy the core creative arts requirement with in-person or online courses:

  • Appreciating Music (MUSI 1306) Including a Special "Music at the Movies" Section
  • Music Literature (MUSI 1307)
  • American Music (MUSI 1310)

Train and Perform:

Work toward your Associate of Arts degree in music with:

Beginning musicians can also take introductory classes with no audition required:

  • Class Piano I (MUSI 1181)
  • Class Voice (MUSI 1183)
  • Percussion Class (MUSI 1188)
  • Class Guitar (MUSI 1192)
  • Fundamentals of Music (MUSI 1303)

Advanced musicians can take specialty courses, including: 

  • Professional Development for Musicians (MUSC 1191) a music industry class
  • International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) for Singers (MUSI 1161)

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For further details, contact Director of Music Dr. Aaron Alon, at  Aaron.Alon@LoneStar.edu.  You can also learn more about our courses here or download a degree planning worksheet here.

View the Department Brochure or the Music Degree Planning Checklist by clicking the images below

Department of Music Department Brochure: click on this for the pdf of the music departmental brochure, including a list of courses (also available at https://www.lonestar.edu/UPMusicClasses.htm), welcome messages from the full-time faculty, information about our facilities, and links and information for auditions (find that information at lonestar.edu/UP-Auditions) and events (find that information at lonestar.edu/UP-Events).                Image of the Associate of Arts in Music Degree Planning flyer: Click here to download the pdf of this, which shows all of the courses in the AA in Music degree plan. (https://www.lonestar.edu/departments/music/VPA_Music%20Degree%20Planning_FForm.pdf)

Area-Specific Course Offerings

Click on the flyer you'd like to review to learn more about majoring in music, vocal and choral studies, or studying strings, winds, brass, percussion and drum set, piano, guitar, composition, or theory.

Majoring in Music Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on majoring in music.     Vocal and Choral Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on vocal/choral study.     Orchestral Strings Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on orchestral string study     Wind and Brass: Click for a pdf with information on wind and brass study     

Percussion and Drum Set Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on percussion and drum set study.     Piano Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on piano study.     Guitar Flyer: Click for a pdf with information on guitar study.     Theory and Composition: Click for a pdf with information on theory and composition study.   

Aaron Alon, D.M.A.
Department Chair
Director of Music
Professor of Music
281.290.5009
Office: B12.110
Aaron.Alon@LoneStar.edu

Jonathan Anderson, M.M.
Dean of Arts & Humanities
281.290.5313
Office: B12.115 H
Jonathan.Anderson@lonestar.edu

Ryan Brown, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Choirs
281.290.2937
Office: B13.804A
Ryan.Brown@Lonestar.edu

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