Message from the Director

Kurt Martinez

Welcome to the School of Music at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Spread across two campuses, Brownsville and Edinburg, The School of Music is comprised of highly motivated, talented students and a caring, dedicated, outstanding music faculty.

We provide a student-centered, nurturing environment with very high standards, a place where dedicated musicians thrive and grow. Our programs and curricula are designed to help prepare students for a professional career in music, and as such, we have tried to prepare a challenging, yet nurturing environment for our students.

We hope that you will take full advantage of the educational and musical opportunities that we have to offer at the UTRGV School of Music. Our faculty and staff are ready to serve your educational needs as you embark upon the first steps of your musical career.

We are very pleased that you have chosen the UTRGV School of Music as the place to further your musical education and we wish you every success in the coming years.


Kurt Martinez

School of Music