The SRJC Applied Music program prepares Music majors for transfer to four-year universities and conservatories, scholarship auditions, and competitions by providing the opportunity for individual lessons with with top-notch Bay Area musicians.
Applied Music students study technique and college-level repertoire with their individual instructor, and attend a Friday seminar which features a variety of master classes and workshops related to careers in music. Each student performs in the departmental recital each semester.
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Entrance to the program is by audition only. Auditions are held on the first Friday of each semester, see the Auditions page for more information.
Students must also participate in an SRJC performance ensemble (Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, and/or Jazz Combos), and document a minimum of 5 hours of practice per week. The final exam is a graded performance for a jury of the Music faculty.