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Immersion in a creative community with the guidance of great teachers and mentors is a stepping stone on the path to becoming a professional musician. The Music Performance program at Valencia College is dedicated to the idea of inspiring future performers by providing students high level instruction and an expanding array of resources and experiences to enrich, stimulate and develop their gifts inside and outside the classroom.
Why Major in Music at Valencia?
Valencia's Music Program leads to an Associate in Arts degree
As a music student at Valencia, you will master the fundamentals of performance and build your career skills through weekly participation in one or more of our many vocal and instrumental ensembles.
Students at Valencia often receive more opportunities for solo or featured performances than at many four-year schools where upperclassmen tend to get primary roles.
Take advantage of music-specific scholarships and other financial aid, along with tuition that is significantly lower than the cost of a state university.
Enjoy the resources of Valencia's East Campus fine arts center, including instrumental and choir rehearsal halls, MIDI and electronic piano labs, and a 500-seat performance hall.
Through the process of building your repertoire and improving your craft, you will gain an edge when you apply for transfer to a four-year music school.
Our graduates have gone on to receive degrees from many outstanding music schools including Yale, Berklee, New World School of the Arts, Stetson, Rollins, UCF, FSU, UF, UNF, USF and many others. Some now perform with professional symphony orchestras. Others have gone on to have highly successful recording careers in the pop world.
For more information about the music program and auditions, contact the music department at firstname.lastname@example.org