What is the Music program?
A two-year curriculum culminating in an Associate of Arts in Music Degree, this degree plan, prescribed by the State of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, is entirely suitable for transfer.
What will I learn?
A student will acquire musical proficiency by participating in various ensembles and private lessons. Our ensembles offer the major and the non-major student scholarship opportunities and the experience of performing a wide variety of repertoire. Ensembles consist of Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, String Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Latin Jazz Combo, Early Music Ensemble, Chamber Singers and Guitar Ensemble. Our private lessons are offered on all standard orchestral instruments, plus piano, organ, saxophone, guitar and electric bass. Many large instruments are available for student loan.
What can I do with this course of study?
A major in Music allows for flexibility in looking for employment. This program is designed to lead to a Bachelor’s degree in the following areas: Performance, Music Education, Music Industry, Music Marketing, Music Therapy, Composition, Theory, and Musicology.
What's special about our program?
The San Antonio College music program provides university quality. Teaching faculty perform with symphonies, opera companies, prestigious festivals, chamber music groups and special area recitals and concerts. A good number of San Antonio College music instructors teach at other area colleges and universities as well, such as Trinity University, University of Texas at San Antonio, University of the Incarnate Word and St Mary’s University. We also have excellent facilities, which include three piano labs, two Steinway concert grand pianos, practice rooms, percussion studios, four rehearsal spaces and the 1,000 seat McAllister Fine Arts Auditorium.