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The Music A.S. program provides music students with the theoretical and practical training necessary to transfer to a typical four-year program.

Core curriculum requirements include four semesters of Music Theory studies including ear training and sight singing; two semesters of Music History; four semesters of piano training; four semesters of one-on-one private study of a primary instrument (or voice) with a highly trained instructor; four semesters of participation in one or more of the program’s performing ensembles.

Additional course offerings in jazz history, jazz improvisation, music business, and digital recording technology further prepare many music majors for a wider variety of transfer options for Music Performance, Music Education, Music Therapy, and other music-related career choices.

Graduates of the program have transferred successfully to such highly regarded institutions as Boston Conservatory, New York University, Berklee College of Music, University of the Arts, Rutgers University, Temple University, The College of New Jersey, Montclair State University, Rowan University, William Paterson University ... and more!    more

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