The LSC-University Park Visual & Performing Arts Department offers educational opportunities to LSC students in the areas of art, drama and music. We host a wide variety of events and performances, providing a cultural asset to the Northwest Houston community.
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LSC-University Park offers a range of courses in art, drama and music to fit your schedule and skill level. Our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures individual attention in all classes. Our students can earn an Associate of Arts in Music and Drama. Students may also take art, drama or music courses that are fully transferrable to a four-year institution. View courses by clicking the buttons below.
Events & Performances
LSC-University Park hosts a variety of art, drama and music events featuring students, faculty and professional guest artists and performers. Each semester, we showcase our drama, music, and art students and their work, along with performances and exhibits in our Black Box Theatre and other venues around campus. We are soon to break ground on our new, state of the art Visual and Performing Arts Center. This is going to be designed for the student artist to create exciting and dynamic work.
Please visit our Events Page for up-to-date information
Visual & Performing Arts Faculty
Department Chair of Art & Modern Languages
Associate Professor of Art History
Office: 13.867 Bio
Aaron Alon, D.M.A.
Department Chair of Music & Drama
Director of Music, Professor of Music
Office: 12.110 Bio
Ryan Brown, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Choirs
Office: 13.804A Bio
William Grayson, M.F.A.
Professor of Drama
Director of Theatre
Office: 12.108 Bio
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I take music, drama, or visual art classes if I'm not majoring in them?
Yes, and in some cases, these courses can even count toward your degrees! Most degrees require a core class (see below) and many include elective classes, where you can take any music, drama, or visual art class (except MUSC 1191) and have it count toward your degree.
Can I take private lessons or perform in a play, musical, or music ensemble if I'm not majoring in music?
Yes! Core classes (see below) should transfer toward the core in any public university in Texas. Also, all courses in a field of study where you earn a C or higher are guaranteed to transfer to any public university in the state toward a bachelor's degree in that same field.
Music: The AA in Music includes 31 credit hours in the Field of Study. All of these courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public university in Texas if you major in music and passed the classes with a C or higher. The AA in Music also includes 24 credit hours of core classes that should transfer toward your core requirements at Texas public universities. The remaining 5 credits hours (1 credit elective + Class Piano I-IV) are not guaranteed to transfer, but they usually do.