69.0 Credit Hours
The Associate of Arts in Music is designed for students who will be transferring to a four-year institution for further studies upon graduation in music education, music performance, or any baccalaureate program in music. The A.A. curriculum fulfills the requirements of the first two years of a bachelor of music, with special emphasis on public performance. An audition is required upon entering the program and a solo recital is required before graduation. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.
- Identify and describe aural, analytical and compositional techniques used by composers from 900 AD to present time; demonstrate computer literacy with interactive music theory and aural skills software.
- Perform standard collegiate-level solo and ensemble repertoire
- Articulate the historical style characteristics of Western European music as they changed from medieval to modern times.
- Sight-read (on piano), harmonize, transpose, perform in ensembles, improvise and demonstrate piano technique equivalent to established sophomore levels.