Faculty Profile

Scott Tixier

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Jazz Studies
College
College of Music

    

Education

Diploma (International), Conservatoire Hector Berlioz / Paris 10, 2007.
Major: violin
Degree Specialization: violin
Diploma (International), Conservatoire de Montreuil, 2004.
Major: Jazz
Degree Specialization: Jazz

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2023
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2023
MUJS 5535.711, Jazz Recital, Spring 2023
MUJS 5900.706, Special Problems, Spring 2023
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2023
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2023
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2023
MUGC 6954.741, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUJS 4720.711, Jazz Senior Recital Capstone, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUJS 5504.700, Jazz Strings, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2022 Syllabus
MUAS 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* 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*

MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 1132.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals II, Spring 2022 Syllabus
MUJS 5535.711, Jazz Recital, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6953.753, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2021
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUJS 1131.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals I, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MUJS 5504.700, Jazz Strings, Fall 2021 Syllabus
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2021 SPOT
MUGC 6952.752, Dissertation Recital, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2021 Syllabus
MUJS 1132.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals II, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2021
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAC 6504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUAS 6504.730, Violin, Spring 2021 SPOT
MUGC 6951.743, Dissertation Recital, Fall 2020 Syllabus
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 1131.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals I, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 6504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUJS 1132.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Spring 2020
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUAC 6504.730, VIOLIN, Spring 2020
MUAS 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUJS 5360.002, Graduate Review of Jazz Fundamentals, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 1131.510, Jazz Performance Fundamentals I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 1504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 3504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAC 6504.730, VIOLIN, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2019 Syllabus
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Spring 2019 SPOT
MULB 5174.529, Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band, Spring 2019
MULB 1821.501, Latin Jazz Lab, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 5900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUJS 4890.700, Studies in Jazz, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 1504.730, Violin, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 5504.730, Violin, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUAS 6504.730, Violin, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 2611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUEN 5611.502, Jazz Ensembles, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUJS 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUJS 4890.700, Studies in Jazz, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 1504.730, Violin, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 3504.730, Violin, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUAS 5504.730, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT
MUAS 6504.730, Violin, Fall 2018 SPOT

* 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

Broadcast Media
Tixier, S. S. (2018). The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. https://www.nbc.com/the-tonight-show
Tixier, S. S. (2018). Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8264268/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_3
CD Recording - Chamber
Tixier, S. (2020). Bigger Love - John Legend. https://www.amazon.com/Bigger-Love-John-Legend/dp/B08CJWM2F9/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3HZ9TBJRE2K5J&keywords=bigger+love&qid=1643672350&s=music&sprefix=bigger+love%2Cpopular%2C159&sr=1-1
Tixier, S. (2019). John Legend - A Legendary Christmas: Deluxe Edition.
CD Recording - Ensemble
Tixier, S. (2020). Da 5 Bloods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). https://www.amazon.com/5-Bloods-Original-Soundtrack/dp/B08DG6YFKW
Tixier, S. (2019). Charlie's Angels (Original Motion Picture Score).
Tixier, S. (2019). The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
Tixier, S. S. (2014). John Wick (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). http://www.johnwick.movie
CD Recording - Solo
Tixier, S. (2019). John Legend - Happy Christmas | Featured Soloist. John Legend - A Legendary Christmas: Super Deluxe Edition.
Tixier, S. S. (2017). Cosmic Adventure.
Tixier, S. S. (2012). Brooklyn Bazaar. http://www.sunnysiderecords.com/release_detail.php?releaseID=606
Magazine/Trade Publication
Tixier, S. (2020). ON MY MUSIC STAND / Strings Magazine May-June 2020 issue. Strings Magazine May-June 2020 issue. (294), 62-63. Richmond, CA: Strings Magazine May-June 2020 issue. https://stringsmagazine.com
Webpage
Tixier, S. (2021). The Art of Letting Go with Scott Tixier – JBW Watches. https://www.jbw.com/blogs/directory/the-art-of-letting-go-with-scott-tixier
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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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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