Home of SXSW, performing opportunities abound in Austin, TX. Majors are eligible to perform with the Grammy award-winning UT Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Butler Opera Center; non-majors with the University Orchestra. Both majors and non-majors are welcomed into the Harp Ensemble. Harpists interested in Suzuki pedagogy can study with SAA Harp Trainer Delaine Leonard for university credit and to register their training with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
Type of School
Music and Arts Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Musical Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Music Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma or Certificate
Delaine Fedson Leonard
Lessons available for non-majors?
Number of school harps:
Space provided for personal harps?
This program is best suited for students who ________.
are curious, motivated, organized, and respectful of their colleagues.
What sets this program apart from others is ________.
the unique opportunity to be part of greater Austin's thriving musical community.
Students who graduate from this school go on to ________.
graduate educations in major music schools and/or professional careers in music.
The three words that best describe this school's environment are ________.
opportunity, challenge, excellence
The Butler School is a thriving musical community in the heart of Texas. Our goal is to inspire your creativity and empower you to be your best musical self. Harp studio students have a high degree of one-on-one contact with the instructor. Scholarship support is available for students who excel academically and musically.