Faculty Profile for Dr. Jose Manuel Garza Jr.
Biography and EducationPh.D. in Music Theory, Florida State University
M.M. in Music Theory, Texas State University
B.M. in Music Education, Texas State University
Research InterestsPopular music, metal music, rhythm and meter, video game music, musical meaning, post-tonal music
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Director, Rock Ensemble at Texas State University.
August 27, 2019 - December 6, 2019.
- Fall 2019 Concert. December 6, 2019 Tantra, San Marcos, TX.
- Real Talk for timpani duet.
- Randallyn Kelso and Nikki Singer: Joint Junior Recital. 2012 - Present
- Blur the Lines for percussion quartet.
- Texas State University 9th Annual Composition Competition. 2013 - Present
- Discovery for violin, viola, violoncello, and contrabass.
- Texas State University 7th Annual Composition Competition. 2011 - Present
Selected Service Activities
Center for Aural and Theory Tutoring
Reviewer / Referee
Texas Society for Music Theory 2020 Conference Program Committee
December 7, 2019-February 29, 2020
Florida State University Music Theory Society Forum Conference
August 2016-May 2017
Florida State University Music Theory Society
August 2015-May 2016