Teaching


Dr. Mary Alice Druhan is Professor of Clarinet at Texas A&M University – Commerce after holding previous teaching positions at James Madison University (VA) and Louisiana State University. 


She has built an active and successful clarinet studio at Texas A&M University – Commerce where she has been since 2002. Students under her tutelage thrive, often receiving awards, teaching fellowships, research fellowships, scholarships, and performance jobs after graduation. 


The university has recognized Dr. Druhan with awards in the areas of both teaching and research including the H.M. Lafferty Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity (2016), the James “Jim” Vornberg Award for Teaching (2011) and the University Faculty Research Award (2010). 


2016,  H.M. Lafferty Distinguished Faculty Award for Scholarship and Creative ​Activity (with Dr. Julee Kim Walker, recipient of the 2016 Junior Faculty Award).


Are you hoping to apply to become a member of the Clarinet Studio at Texas A&M University-Commerce? 
– request an audition here

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczADt-TCRKjvBnS3bfLIqcIsFdBcPrxxlD-toZBwqXFgPvrA/viewform#Instrumental 
– don’t forget to apply to the university also


Dr. Druhan with great friend and colleague, Dr. Ted Hansen who has written several wonderful pieces for her throughout the years, including Triforia, namesake of the chamber ensemble Triforia Winds.