Music

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Music students have performance opportunities from the first semester onward.

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Stellar faculty includes 19 members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Grammy winners and performing and recording artists, augmented by guests such as acclaimed DSO conductor Jaap van Zweden.

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Numerous ensembles and programs, including the Meadows Opera Theatre, provide multiple opportunities for performing on and off campus.

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Multiple degrees are offered in performance, composition, music therapy, education and more at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Lynne Jackson

Lynne Jackson

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Music Education

Lynne Jackson has taught forty-three years and currently teaches wind method and graduate music education classes at Southern Methodist University. Jackson also serves as a wind pedagogy specialist for the Berkner area in the Richardson Independent School District, Richardson, Texas. Jackson grew up in Michigan and attended the University of Michigan, where she studied with Clifford Lillya and Elizabeth Green and performed for four years under the baton of William D. Revelli. She received her master’s degree in music education from Vandercook College of Music. In July 2010, Jackson was awarded the “Meritorious Achievement Award” by the Texas Bandmasters Association.

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