Music - Instrumental Studies

Department of Music and Dance

About the program:

Instrumental studies at Kilgore College are taught by full-time and part-time faculty members in many areas, including brass, guitar, double bass, percussions and woodwinds. Scholarships are typically awarded based on audition and ensemble participation.

Instrumental Faculty:

  • Dr. Kevin Richardson: Band Director; Percussion
  • Howard Galletly​: Adjunct Instructor; Woodwinds
  • Dr. Dan Kyzer: Guitar
  • Danny Vinson: Adjunct Instructor; Low Brass


Auditions are available for schoarships to study guitar.  To apply, click below.

guitar audition scholarships application

Course information:

For information about Music - Instrumental:

Kevin Richardson
Director of Bands
Music and Dance Department
(903) 983-8272
Band Hall (BANDH)
Dr. Mary Heiden
Department Chair
Director of Choral Activities
Music and Dance Department
(903) 983-8120
Turk Fine Arts Center (TURK), 101