apprentice in performance

The Apprentice in Performance program (2 quarters, 6 months, 30 credits) equips talented, ambitious music students with a basic toolbox full of practical musical skills, establishing an immutable foundation for future musical study. Technical development, ear training, private lessons, and live concert performances give students valuable hands-on experience in the craft of music, under the apprenticeship of highly-skilled instructors who possess both strong academic qualifications as well as impressive professional resumes. The Apprentice Program is the right choice for students who wish to quickly establish strong musicianship and gain performance experience on voice, guitar, piano, bass, or drums. The Apprentice Program curriculum for vocalists and instrumentalists mirrors the first two quarters of the Certificate and Associate Degree programs, so students who complete the Apprentice Program may elect to proceed immediately into further study at CCM.

NOTE: The 6-month Apprentice in Performance program is currently unavailable to International Students.

We accepts students into the Apprentice Program in Music Performance program on the following instruments:









PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Apprentice Program in Popular Music Performance (2 quarters, 30 credits, 6 months) is a foundational program designed for students wishing to gain fundamental skills which enable them to pursue further collegiate study in the field of popular music. Students who complete this program have begun to amass the knowledge, skills, and confidence to thrive in the field of modern popular music.

PROGRAM PURPOSES: The purposes of the Apprentice Program in Music Performance are: