Faculty Profile for Dr. Jose Manuel Garza Jr.

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Dr. Jose Manuel Garza Jr.
Lecturer — School of Music
MUS 101
phone: (512) 245-2651

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Ph.D. in Music Theory, Florida State University
M.M. in Music Theory, Texas State University
B.M. in Music Education, Texas State University

Research Interests

Popular 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. 2013.
    • Randallyn Kelso and Nikki Singer: Joint Junior Recital. 2012 - Present
  • Blur the Lines for percussion quartet. 2013.
    • Texas State University 9th Annual Composition Competition. 2013 - Present
  • Discovery for violin, viola, violoncello, and contrabass. 2011.
    • Texas State University 7th Annual Composition Competition. 2011 - Present

Selected Service Activities

Center for Aural and Theory Tutoring
November 2018-Present
Society for Music Theory
July 21, 2020-November 15, 2020
Jose Ramirez Senior Percussion Recital Faculty Committee
November 7, 2020-November 7, 2020
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