(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
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
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.
for a list of our applied music instructors.
For more information, contact Beth
Pflueger at email@example.com or 818.240.1000, ext. 5829.