Have you ever wanted to sing as a soloist or with a choir, play in a band or even lead a musical group? Maybe you are more interested in writing music, or even recording and producing. If so, ACC’s Music Program may be for you. We offer private lessons in voice, percussion, guitar, woodwinds, brass, and piano and we have four performing ensembles that you could join. Recording classes are also available for those who want to learn what happens behind the scenes. Also note that you do not have to be a music major to take advantage of these classes.
If you are interested in majoring in music, the music department at ACC offers a program that will allow you to transfer to complete a bachelor’s degree in performance, composition, musicology, or music education.
Many opportunities are available for musicians. You can pursue a solo career in the classical, musical theater, or pop genres; you can become a member of a performing ensemble like an opera chorus, or symphony orchestra; or you can freelance, taking gigs or doing session work for radio, TV, or film. You might also be interested in teaching music either privately or in a school or college. Music teachers are now in great demand and schedules and salaries are highly competitive.
Associate of Arts Degree
Instrumental Concentration.....69-71 credit hours (2 years)
Voice Concentration............69-70 credit hours (2 years)
Musical Theatre Degree.........65-66 credit hours (2 years)
Field of Study Curriculum (designed to apply to the
Bachelor of Music degree but may also be applied to the
Bachelor of Arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees)
Music..........................................................................75 credit hours
Scholarships are available for music majors and non-majors alike. Music majors can receive up to $500 per semester. Non-music majors can receive up to $100 per semester just for performing in one ensemble. This means you could get $100 for singing in the choir or playing in the band, and it is not necessary to have a lot of experience.
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Alvin Community College
3110 Mustang Road • Alvin, TX 77511