Texas Tech University

School of Music Hosts Inaugural Teaching Thursdays Event

David Gay

September 12, 2018

A speaker or group of speakers will give a lecture one Thursday each month about teaching and learning.

WHAT: The Texas Tech School of Music is hosting Teaching Thursday, a lecture series where faculty speak about teaching and learning.

WHEN: 5 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 13)

WHERE: Hemmle Recital Hall, 18 Boston Ave.

EVENT: The Texas Tech School of Music, housed within the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, will begin its Teaching Thursdays series with a panel discussion from School of Music faculty who are involved with the Texas Tech Teaching Academy. The faculty will discuss the question “How has your teaching changed over the course of your career?”

School of Music faculty participating in the panel include Lora Deahl, professor of piano and keyboard literature; David Dees, professor of saxophone; Lisa Garner Santa, professor of flute; Janice Killian, professor and chair of music education; Christopher J. Smith, professor of musicology and director of the Vernacular Music Center; Kevin Wass, professor of tuba and euphonium; and William Westney, Paul Whitfield Horn professor and Eva Browning artist-in-residence.

The discussion will be moderated by Clint Barrick, station manager and director of programming at Texas Tech Public Radio. The event is free and open to the public.

CONTACT: Andrew Stetson, assistant professor of trumpet, School of Music, J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4069 or andrew.stetson@ttu.edu