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Music

Music courses have been offered at Phoenix College since the 1920s, making the Music Program one of the oldest in the state of Arizona.

Whether students are seeking traditional or vocational courses, they will find a wide variety in the Phoenix College Music program. Academic courses are offered in areas including music performance, music history, music composition and theory, electronic music, audio recording, and music business. Degrees and certificates in Music, Audio Production Technologies, Music Business, and Electronic Music allow students to gain skills and knowledge in more specialized areas of interest.

The Music Program also offers unique performance opportunities, along with private instruction for voice and many instruments. Serious musicians or those just looking to enrich their musical background will find an educational experience to fit their needs.

Internationally renowned performers, conductors, composers, scholars, and teachers form the ranks of the PC Music faculty and are devoted to providing access to quality music education for all students.

Phoenix College graduates have found employment as:

  • Music Teachers
  • Performers
  • Composers
  • Music Therapists
  • Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Freelance Producers
  • Artists Managers

Transfer Options

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university as a traditional Music Major should read the information about the AAFA-Music degree and schedule an appointment with the Visual and Performing Arts Field of Interest advisor, Dr. Jennifer Shea before enrolling in courses. (jennifer.shea@phoenixcollege.edu; 602.285.7172)


Career and Employment Outlook

For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, wage, and employment trend information.