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Music - Program Details

Mt. Hood Community College offers diverse performance opportunities. If you want to advance your musical abilities, we have a symphonic and chamber choir, symphonic band, orchestra, jazz band, and small combos.

Hands-on Learning

In the Music program you’ll learn by doing. You'll participate in a mix of ensembles, lessons, and classes that will help you grow your skills and confidence as a musician.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Demonstrate performance proficiency on a primary instrument and at a basic level on the keyboard.
  • Recognize and articulate the interrelationships of basic musical properties through performance, analysis, composition, and evaluation.
  • Engage in both written and verbal discourse on any musical composition in historical, social, and cultural contexts.
  • Analyze complex hierarchical musical structures through reasoned, formal, or mathematical processes.
  • Demonstrate original thinking by creating musical compositions in a variety of styles.

Courses and Curriculum

Our vibrant curriculum gives you the knowledge and tools to become a better musician and successfully transfer into a four-year program.

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Your Future in Music

The music program at MHCC makes you valuable for many positions in the arts. Career opportunities include musician, music director, sound engineering technician, and music teacher.

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