The UTSA School of Music cultivates innovation, artistry, and scholarship while amplifying the cultural wealth of San Antonio and enriching our community through music and performing arts. We empower students by nurturing their musicianship, integrating their personal values and goals into their professional identities, and fostering discovery and growth.

The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Tracy Cowden, D.M.A.


Tracy Cowden, D.M.A.

Director, School of Music, Roland K. Blumberg Endowed Professor in Music

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Joe Steussy (former director of the Division of Music) and Alan Craven (former director of the Division of English, Classics and Philosophy) put the finishing touches on the UTSA Alma Mater in January of 1982.

May 30, 2024

Celebrating 50 years of musical excellence: The School of Music at UTSA

This year, UTSA celebrates the 50th anniversary of its School of Music, a milestone that honors its long-standing legacy and influence in music in higher education.

Linda Jenkins, M.M.

January 17, 2024

Linda Jenkins To Perform UTSA Faculty Debut In The Hall on Friday

The performance is set to be the second iteration of the UTSA School of Music's Maestría Faculty Artist Series, an initiative and branding launched in October 2023 to promote public interest in UTSA faculty artist performances. Jenkins' performance is the first of five new entries in the concert series that will be announced soon. Jenkins is joined by the school's collaborative pianist, Dr. Jeong Eun-Lee, who has been with the school since August 2022.