Faculty Profile

Bradley Beckman

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Keyboard Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

DMA, University of North Texas, 1994.
Major: Performance
Dissertation Title: Ronald Stevenson's Passacaglia on DSCH: Understanding the Composer's Unique Approach to Large-Scaled Structure, A Lecture Recital, Together with Three Recitals of Selected Works of L.V. Beethoven, J. Brahms, F. Liszt, F. Mendelssohn, B. Bartok, and others.
MMus, University of North Texas, 1989.
Major: Piano - Performance
BM, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1986.
Major: Piano Performance

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2023 Syllabus
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2023 Syllabus
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2022 SPOT
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1013.502, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2022 SPOT
MUAG 4170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2022 SPOT
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1012.502, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 1012.509, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MUAG 1014.504, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5560.002, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 1011.504, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 1011.512, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 1013.502, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5002.700, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2019 SPOT
MUAG 4160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2019
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Spring 2019
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2019
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5002.700, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Fall 2018
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2018
MUAG 4170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 4160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2017 SPOT
MUAG 1011.502, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5002.700, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Fall 2017
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2017
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2017 SPOT
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2017 Syllabus
MUAG 5002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Spring 2017
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2017
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2016 SPOT
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2016 Syllabus
MUAG 5002.700, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Fall 2016
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2016
MUAG 4170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2016 SPOT
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 4160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 5160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2015
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUAG 1014.504, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUAG 5002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Spring 2015
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2015
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2014
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2014
MUAG 5170.001, Intermediate Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2014
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2014
MUAG 1014.504, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2014
MUAG 1002.500, Piano Class for Non Music Majors, Spring 2014
MUAG 4270.001, Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2014
MUAG 5160.001, Elementary Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2013
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 1001.501, Piano Class for Non Music Majors, Fall 2013
MUAG 4260.001, Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2013 Syllabus
MUAG 5001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Fall 2013
MUAG 5570.001, Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire, Spring 2013
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2013
MUAG 1014.503, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2013
MUAG 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2013
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2012
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2012
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2012
MUAG 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2012
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2012
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2012
MUAG 4270.001, Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2012
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 1012.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 4260.001, Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2011
MUAG 1012.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2011
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2011
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2010
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2010
MUAG 5910.713, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2010
MUAG 1012.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2010
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2010
MUAG 4270.001, Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2010
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2009
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2009
MUAG 4260.001, Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2009
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2009
MUAG 1012.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2009
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2009
MUAG 5560.001, Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship, Fall 2008
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2008
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2008
MUAG 1012.506, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2008
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2008
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2008
MUAG 4910.705, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2007
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2007
MUAG 4260.001, Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2007
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2007
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2007
MUAG 1014.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2007
MUAG 5910.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2007
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2006
MUAG 1013.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2006
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2006
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2006
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2006
MUAG 4270.001, Piano Pedagogy, Spring 2006
MUAG 4002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Spring 2006
MUAG 4001.700, Student Teaching in Studio Piano, Spring 2006
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2005
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2005
MUAG 4260.001, Piano Pedagogy, Fall 2005
MUAG 1011.501, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2005
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Spring 2005
MUAG 4910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2005
MUAG 5900.703, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2005
MUAG 5910.702, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2005
MUAG 1013.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2004
MUAG 1014.500, Keyboard Skills for Music Majors, Fall 2004
MUAG 4910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2004
MUAG 5900.706, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 2004
MUAG 4002.001, Student Teaching in Group Piano, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

CD Recording - Ensemble
True, C. (2020). Suites by Wilhem Goldner - piano duet.
Journal Article
Beckman, B. (2001). What are the rewards and challenges of teaching adults?.
Beckman, B. (1993). Adult Piano Students: Determining Their Pace..
Music Edition
True, C. (2021). Journey Through the Classics - Piano Duets. Hal Leonard.
Popular Press Article
Beckman, B. (2010). Bradley Beckman and Carolyn True 2 Cd Recording.
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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