College of the Arts

Music Department

WELCOME TO THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT AT UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY!

Our Vision:

The Utah Tech University Music Department aspires to develop outstanding contributors and citizens. To do this we seek to:

  • Nurture students and the community through providing and fostering profound musical experiences.
  • Challenge people to think deeply about Music and its role in our society and our personal lives.
  • Transform our students and the landscape of our university and community in creative and meaningful ways.

Faculty & Staff

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Areas of Study

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Courses

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Upcoming Concerts & Festivals

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Feb 24, 2024 University Orchestra with Gary Bogers


7:30 pm
Cox Performing Arts Center

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Feb 27, 2024 Symphonic Band Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

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Feb 29, 2024 UT Jazz Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

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Mar 01-02, 2024 Honors Percussion Concert


Eccles Concert Hall

Mar 03, 2024 Violin Studio Recital


6:00 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Mar 05, 2024 The Helios Trio Guest Chamber Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Free Admission

(Additional guest chamber masterclass at 4-5pm in Eccles Concert Hall.  All are welcome.)

Mar 23, 2024 Bass Festival Concert (canceled this year)

Canceled this year

Apr 05, 2024 Music Department Recital


3:00 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 09, 2024 String Division Recital


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 10, 2024 UT Piano Recital


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 11, 2024 New Music Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 12, 2024 Department Recital


3:00 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 12, 2024 Grand Circle New Music Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 13, 2024 Symphonic Band Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

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Apr 18, 2024 Electro-Acoustic Ensemble Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 22, 2024 Flute Choir Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 26, 2024 Chamber Music Concert: Woodwind & Guitar


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 19, 2024 Department Recital


3:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 19, 2024 UT Spring Choral Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

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Apr 20, 2024 UT Voice Area Recital (Part 1)


5:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Due to the number of students performing there will be two recitals. Please check with singers you would like to hear to find out which recital they are scheduled to perform at.

Apr 20, 2024 UT Area Voice Recital (Part 2)


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Due to the number of students performing there will be two recitals. Please check with singers you would like to hear to find out which recital they are scheduled to perform at.

Apr 24, 2024 UT Jazz Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 25, 2024 Zion Trio Concert


7:30 pm
Eccles Concert Hall

Apr 27, 2024 University Orchestra Evening of Concertos


7:30 pm
ECCLES MAINSTAGE THEATRE

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships are available from the Utah Tech University Music Department.
These scholarships are not limited to music majors. Any student may apply. Scholarships are available for instrumentalists and vocalists.
Brass, woodwind, and percussion students should consider applying for orchestra scholarships as well and band scholarships.

EXPLORE SCHOLARSHIPS

Program Learning Outcomes

All Music Degrees

  • Analyze and evaluate the elements, forms, and processes in music.
  • Describe, categorize, and assess the major historical periods, composers, styles, and genres of music.
  • Develop and defend musical judgments, and self-assess their efforts.
  • Perform associated repertoire with technical proficiency and artistic expression on their instrument or voice.
  • Use collaboration and leadership skills in making music.
  • Apply pedagogical skills in their area by appropriately critiquing student work and designing an applicable learning strategy.

Music Education

  • Analyze and evaluate school performance literature, method books, and teaching philosophies, and strategically design a school music program in terms of recruitment, curriculum, equity, and access.
  • Create and teach lessons and activities incorporating the Utah core music standards and informed by best practices in music pedagogy and technology, including effective classroom management and rehearsal techniques, and age/skill-appropriate assessments.

Performance

  • Perform on their instrument or voice in an exemplary manner that demonstrates a high level of achievement and career potential.

Our Mission:

The mission of the Utah Tech University Music Department is to prepare students for professional careers in music, to provide a high quality educational experience for all students, to serve as an educational and cultural resource for Utah Tech University, the local community, and the region, to develop character, dedication and excellence, and encourage lifelong learning.

NASM Contact

UT is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

National Association of Schools of Music

11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-524

(703) 437-0700

info@arts-accredit.org

Contact

Dr. Timothy Francis

Music Department Chair

Email: Timothy.Francis@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7789

Chloe Tate

Administrative Assistant

Email: chloe.tate@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4791

Brian Grob

Music Dept Advisor

Email: Brian.Grob@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4346

Office: Eccles 103