The School of Music primarily is housed in TCU's Ed Landreth Hall and the Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh Center for Performing Arts. Ed Landreth Hall contains teaching, practice, and rehearsal facilities as well as a 1200-seat auditorium with superb acoustics. Numerous pianos, many of them grands (Texas' first All-Steinway School); four pipe organs; two harpsichords; a clavichord; a collection of Renaissance instruments; the Upchurch studio for Electro-Acoustic Music; and other instrumental collections serve the School.
The Mary D. and F. Howard Walsh Center for Performing Arts houses a superb 325-seat recital hall of unprecedented design with outstanding acoustics (PepsiCo Recital Hall), an instrumental rehearsal hall, a choral rehearsal hall, and a piano wing furnished exclusively with Steinway pianos that includes teaching studios, practice rooms, and an electronic piano laboratory.
A large, comprehensive music library complete with recordings, reference books, texts, scores, and listening rooms is housed in the Mary Couts Burnett Library, with other School of Music programs housed in Jarvis Hall, Music Building South, Foster Hall, and Waits Hall.
To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in a global community.
TCU School of Music Mission
To foster excellence in performance, teaching, creativity, and scholarship while affirming music as an integral part of a classic liberal arts education.
To be a world-class, values-centered university.
TCU School of Music Vision
To become a world-class university school of music, acknowledged as one of the finest in the country.
TCU School of Music Goals
• Maximize enrollment and faculty size to enable a level of musical excellence commensurate with that of top-tier music programs.
• Provide facilities, equipment, and technology necessary to support programs of international stature and to serve as an aid in student and faculty recruiting.
• Offer programs of study that facilitate music learning and enhance our focus areas of large ensemble performance and piano.