Amarillo College has an exceptional music program for vocalists and instrumentalists, alike, and students of both are equipped not only with marketable skills, but with building blocks vital for successful transfer to a four-year university. Closely associated with the area’s top opera and choral performance organizations, AC’s vocal program features a highly committed, genuinely engaged, world-class faculty. Instrumental students at AC work with top-flight faculty, too. Students of woodwinds, brass, strings, percussion, guitar, and piano all discover exceptional study and performance opportunities at AC.
Options abound for people with music degrees. Performing and teaching are the two most common careers in music, but the landscape is ever-changing and entrepreneurial skills and the ability to use the latest relevant technology can lead to unlimited career opportunities – from artist management to musical marketing and even talent scouting. Graduates in production and music technology fields find rewarding futures in recording, mixing and mastering. There are careers in music therapy, instrument design and music journalism. The sky is the limit in a world filled with music.