Applied Music at Glendale College


Individual lessons are offered during the Fall and Spring semesters at Glendale College.  Students will receive a total of 8 hours of individual instruction per semester with an experienced teacher.  



                       


Applied Music (Music 140) is a four-semester program designed to provide private instruction along with participation in a recital class and a performing ensemble.

Admission to the Program
Students who wish to join the applied music program must have had previous experience on their instrument or voice. Students must audition for the program with a full time music faculty member. 

Basic Components of the Program
The applied music program has three components:
1.    Recital class.  All students attend a one-hour class each week to get performing experience and to learn from their classmates.
2.    Private lessons.   These sessions are arranged on an individual basis at a time convenient for the instructor and the student. Students receive eight hours of private instruction each semester.
3.    Performing ensemble.  Students are required to join a performing ensemble at the college during each semester they are enrolled in applied      music.  Possible ensembles are Orchestra, Jazz Band, Chamber Music, Concert Singers and College Choir. 

Other Features and Requirements
Students may take applied music for four semesters.
Students must show acceptable progress to continue enrollment. Progress is evaluated by the private instructor and by full-time faculty through recitals and juries.
Students must provide their own instruments and music for their private instruction. There are 10 available practice rooms with pianos.

Click here for a list of our applied music instructors.

For more information, contact Beth Pflueger at pflueger@glendale.edu or 818.240.1000, ext. 5829.