Music

What better place to study music or choral performance than Austin Community College? After all, we’re located in and around the Live Music Capital of the World. This program blends music theory and appreciation with private instruction to help take your art to the next level. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to transfer to a four-year college or conservatory.  

Pride Points

Performance experiences 

Group and individual instruction 

#1 for university transfer

Career & Salary Information

In addition to performers, music graduates go on to become teachers, producers, or songwriters. Below are some career opportunities to consider.  

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Music Therapists

    Plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients' psychological or behavioral status.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Music Therapists. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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  • Singers

    Sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.


    Hourly Wage: $


    Currently Employed:



    Projections:

    # people are employed as Singers. This number is expected to # over the next four years.


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Arts

Music - Composition
Music - Instrumental/Guitar
Music - Keyboard
Music - Vocal

Field of Study

Music Field of Study