Music A.S.

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Turn your love of music into a career

Studying music at Onondaga is a great way to start your career in a variety of musical avenues, including performance, education, music industry and music therapy. 

What You'll Learn

The focus will be performing in a wide mix of ensembles from vocal to jazz to symphonic and more. We'll also strengthen your core music theory skills

Elective courses include Ethnic Music, Music Composition, Music Technology, Music Business, Improvisation, Diction for Singers, and  Music Education. 

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Where You'll Go

Career possibilities include orchestral or studio musician, composer, teacher, musicologist, music therapist, instrument repair technician and a variety of positions in music business and the recording arts.

Apply your talents in the workplace immediately, or transfer to an undergraduate program at a four-year college. Our music students are routinely accepted at some of the country's most prestigious music schools, such as the Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Fredonia and Syracuse University.