Henry Darragh, Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Adjunct Professor ,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Email: darraghh@uhcl.edu


Born into a musical and artistic family in Pasadena,TX, Dr. Darragh began formal music training at age 11. Seven years later, he began playing trombone professionally around Houston, at first playing big band jobs and traditional jazz at Astroworld. 

Dr. Darragh studied music for many years at San Jacinto College Central. It was there he began piano, voice, percussion and  composition lessons. Not many years into being a student at San Jacinto, he began teaching private lessons.

Areas of Expertise

  • Music arranging
  • Composition
  • Piano lessons
  • Voice lessons
  • Music theory of elementary musical education. 



  • "Tell Her for Me" - 2009
  • "Too Much Monday" - 2015
  • "Doc Loc and the Swangers" - 2019
  • "What Can I Say?" - 2020
Mr. Darragh was also the musical director for Dance Houston’s 2020 “Nutcracker Party” available on Amazon Prime Video.

Courses (Current Academic Year)

ARTS 2379