April 21, 2016
Prince at Coachella (2008)
Christopher Smith, a professor of musicology at the Texas Tech University School of Music, is available to discuss Prince’s life and the great influence he had on popular music throughout the world. Smith is director of the Vernacular Music Center and has taught musicology throughout the United States, Ireland and Great Britain. He researches American and African-American music, ethnomusicology topics and 20th-century music.
Christopher Smith, music professor and director of the Vernacular Music Center, (806) 438-5067 (cell), (806) 834-2775 (office) or firstname.lastname@example.org
The School of Music is part of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts.
With more than 500 students, the size is ideal for creating larger ensembles as well as ensuring individual attention with private study.
Faculty includes a performing specialist on all band and orchestral instruments as well as piano, voice, organ, harp and guitar, and specialists in conducting, composition, electronic music, music education, musicology, world music and music theory.