AA Music Program of Study
AA Music Suggested Plan of Study
Beginning your music studies at a community college means that you will receive more individual attention as you begin your educational journey. Smaller classes give instructors the opportunity to mentor students as they
study new concepts and gain new skills. Students receive private instruction in their chosen instrument (piano or voice) from qualified and experienced professionals.

After earning an Associates Degree with a Music Major at Crowder, you may transfer to a four-year school and continue your studies in Music Performance, Music Education, Music History, Music Theory or Music Composition.

Crowder’s three vocal ensembles offer the opportunity to sing different vocal styles, and performance scholarships are available for full-time and part-time students. Scholarships are given to both music majors and non-majors.

Music classes are held in the Elsie Plaster Community Center, which contains an auditorium, aerobics room, makeup/dressing room, music rehearsal room, music and art history classroom, practice rooms and the Longwell Museum. The EPCC serves the students and faculty of Crowder College, as well as the businesses, industries and citizens of the four-state area.

Crowder is also host to the Crowder Jazz Orchestra, which is a local group formed by professional musicians in the community.

If you are interested in studying music at Crowder, or interested in auditioning for one of our choral scholarships, please arrange for a campus visit and audition. Our music instructors will meet with you, discuss your interests and listen to your audition (an accompanist will be provided for vocal auditions).

For vocal auditions, prepare two contrasting art songs, preferably one in a foreign language. For piano auditions, please prepare two contrasting classical piano solos.