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Are you a career musician in the making? Will you continue your music studies at a 4-year institution? Is music your passion? Your hobby? Do you just love to play?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, BMC's outstanding Music Program is the right place for you! If you are seeking a music performance or music education degree at a 4-year school, or if you plan to major in a non-musical subject and still continue your training, our diverse ensembles and excellent faculty are committed to helping you reach your individual music goals.

Throughout the year, the Music Department offers a variety of courses and activities ranging from regular classes and individual instruction to recitals and performing groups. Student, community members and faculty perform regularly in BMC's 344-seat theater.

 

Program Description

BMC offers courses that cover the first 2 years of a typical 4-year college music program (college-level courses) as well as courses to develop skills needed for college-level Music courses.

Degree Options: Associate in Arts and Sciences degree (Option A) with a Specialization in Music

Music Ensembles

BMC music ensembles include: Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Chamber Orchestra, Voices, Singers, Gospel Choir, and Computer Music Composition.

 

Program Planning

Recommended Class Schedule: We suggest the following schedule of classes for students who wish to earn the Associate Degree in Arts and Sciences at BMC. This degree is flexible, and some substitutions can be made - providing that the course of studies is in agreement for the Arts and Sciences Option A degree.

First Year

FallWinterSpring
MUSC 141
ENGL &101
ANTH 101
P.E. Activity
MUSC 130
Ensemble
MUSC 142
ENGL &102/103
MUSC 105
P.E. Activity
MUSC 130
Ensemble
MUSC 143
MATH& 107
PHIL& 101
P.E. Activity
MUSC 130
Ensemble

Second Year

FallWinterSpring
MUSC 106
HIST& 126
PHYS 114
MUSC 130/230
Ensemble
Music Literature
PSYC& 100
BIO& 100
MUSC 130/230
Ensemble
Music Literature
CHEM& 110
ART& 100
MUSC 130/230
Ensemble

 


 

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