Start your career in music and get your music education at Sierra College! If you care about music and want a superior music education, Sierra College is the right choice. Here’s why:
The Music Department at Sierra College offers over 50 active courses, providing a lower division curriculum comparable to four year institutions. The Music Department has demanding and rewarding classes in theory, piano, voice, recording technology, commercial music, music history, music appreciation, jazz improvisation, rock and roll history, and jazz history, as well as offering students an opportunity to participate in our award winning performance ensembles including concert and chamber choir, instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles, jazz combos, and symphonic band and wind ensemble. Many performing opportunities await music students at Sierra College in the form of formal concerts, student recitals, community outreach events, and competitive and no-competitive festival participation.
Need more? Here are some additional reasons why you should study music at Sierra College:
It is the mission of the Music Department to provide for every level of student and community member an affordable and accessible musical education in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity, and innovation. Whether students are interested in music career and technical training, transfer to a four year institution, or life long learning, the Music Department fosters a deeper awareness of the value that music plays in student and community life. Sierra College Music Department encourages students and community members alike to follow their musical passion by developing their musical skills thus making significant musical contributions to their lives and to their communities.
The Music degree includes vocal and instrumental components, as well as courses in music, history, and theory. The general program is designed to provide students with a foundation in music theory and history. Performance opportunities in both vocal and instrumental music enhance a students’ understanding and skill levels. The Music degree prepares students for careers in music performance, education, composition, music industry, music publishing, and music therapy. The degree also prepares students for further study at a four-year institution. Students must fulfill major requirements and all Associate Degree Requirements for the A.A./A.S. degree.
Born in Nevada City, California, Rob is a self-taught musician. After a tour in Vietnam, he returned to school and earned his degree in music. He... More