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Dr. Sue Zanne Williamson Urbis

Dr. Sue Zanne Williamson Urbis

Dr. Sue Zanne Williamson Urbis

Department of Music


Ph.D. The University of Arizona
M.A. Texas A & M Corpus Christi
B.M.E. Sam Houston State University

CV/VITAE: S. Urbis Vitae

Classes Taught:

Applied Lessons
Aural Skills and Ear Training
Graduate Music Education

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area of specialty and responsibility:

Dr. Sue Zanne Williamson Urbis is the 2004 recipient of the Houston Endowed Chair for Civic Engagement, the 2002 recipient of The University of Texas Chancellor’s Council Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award, and the 2010 NISOD teaching award. A professor of music, she holds a Ph.D. in Music Education from The University of Arizona, a master’s degree in clarinet performance and communications from Corpus Christi State University, and a B.M.E. in music education with piano performance emphasis from Sam Houston State University. She has pursued graduate studies in the Kodaly Method and has earned Orff Level I & II certification.

Dr. Williamson Urbis is an active clinician, presenter, adjudicator, researcher, reviewer, and performer. She has presented sessions at the Texas Music Educators Association, National Association of Schools and Music, and at the Music Educators National Conference. As a clarinetist and pianist, she has performed with the Catalina Chamber Orchestra, Corpus Christi Symphony, South Texas Festival Orchestra, and the Corpus Christi Wind Symphony. On harpsichord, she premiered a new edition of J. S. Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto in F Major, No. 2" in Houston, Texas. In addition, Dr. Williamson Urbis maintains an active schedule performing chamber music in the United States and Mexico.

Previous Experience:

The University of Arizona
Brownsville ISD
San Benito CISD
Calallen ISD
Texas A & M Kingsville
Ingleside ISD
Cleveland ISD
Sam Houston State University


Office Hours - spring 2014

Monday - By appointment
Tuesday & Thursday
                8:50 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.  1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                By appointment
Office: Eidman Hall 101-A
Phone: (956) 882-7227
Fax: (956) 882-3808

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