What will I learn?
Expand your love of music! Most music students enjoy a wide variety of music. They
are interested in an in-depth study of music and how to apply it to their own playing
Typically, students joining the music program have experience playing an instrument or singing. Students should know the basics or beyond on their instrument before entering the program. Students will learn music and aural theory, and then apply those principles. Students will have the opportunity to study and perform music from a variety of styles throughout history and across multiple cultures.
All music students are involved in ensembles, including choir, band and string orchestra. In the ensembles, students give performances and have opportunities to travel and collaborate with other ensembles. Past experiences include collaborations with the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Cheyenne Chamber Singers, Casper College, and travel to New York City and performance in Carnegie Hall.
Many courses and ensembles are also available to the non-music major.
Students seeking to complete a major in music, or who are interested in music courses, should seek the advice of a music faculty member in addition to their assigned college advisor.
Associate of Arts
This program prepares students for careers in performance, school or studio teaching, music business, music theory and composition, and/or successful transfer to four-year institutions. Students will take courses of music theory, aural theory, and music history.
Available at the Cheyenne main campus.
What can I do with this degree?
Students who graduate with an AA in Music typically go directly into working or continue on at a 4-year university.
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Current performance opportunities include Guitar Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Wind Symphony, String Ensemble, Vocal Cantorei, Collegiate Chorale, and Applied Music Instruction (private lessons).
Ensembles are offered each semester as credit-bearing courses for college students, and are open, with permission of the instructor, to faculty, staff, alumni and community members. Private lessons are open to all and serve students on campus, dual-enrollment high school students, and individuals in the community who wish to learn or hone their skills in playing an instrument or singing.
Cost of Attendance
For general college expense, students view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. There are additional fees for certain music courses.