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LAKELAND CIVIC BAND PRESENTS "LULLABIES AND CAROLS"
Enjoy the warmth of the season with this holiday concert presented by the band Dec. 4, 2022, at 4 p.m. MORE INFO
LAKELAND CIVIC FLUTE CHOIR PRESENTS
The flute choir will welcome the holiday seasons of Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa in their Dec. 9, 2022 concert at 7 p.m. MORE INFO
LAKELAND CIVIC CHORUS PRESENTS “UBI CARITAS: WHERE THERE IS LOVE” CONCERT
the chorus will present both sacred and secular pieces that focus on warmth, joy and love, and will include Christmas and other holiday music. MORE INFO

Lakeland Community College offers an array of musical opportunities for students and community members seeking to:

  • Take music courses to satisfy general education requirements
  • Develop musical and technical skills in music
  • Study an instrument or voice in group or private lessons
  • Earn an Associate of Arts degree with a focus on music, with the potential to transfer into a four-year program in music.
  • Perform in one of our Lakeland Civic Music ensembles.

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Successful completion of an Associates of Arts in music may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations. Below are examples which typically include additional degree work at a transfer institution. Northeast Ohio median salaries in 2020 for musicians and singers was $26.27/hour and for music therapists was $54,110. See O*Net OnLine for additional wage and employment trends as well as required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Music performance (vocal or instrumental)
  • Music education
  • Music production
  • Music composition
  • Music therapy

Additionally, the critical thinking, self-motivation and real-time problem-solving skills acquired through music study are highly prized in the legal, medical, and business fields. Music degree holders commonly work in schools, hospitals, churches, the military, and in for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises.

  • Legal
  • Medical
  • Business
  • Holders of music degrees and serious students of music can be found in:
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
    • Churches
    • The military
    • Board rooms of for-profit and not-for-profit enterprises

piano teacher

Most music courses are in the music wing, located on the first floor of the C-Building and D-Building. Facilities include:

  • Dr. William and Mrs. Evelyn Fletcher Music Room (C-1078): A rehearsal and classroom space equipped with projection and playback equipment, and sufficient chairs and music stands for an 80-member ensemble.
  • Music Computer Lab (C-1088): A 14-seat computer and piano lab used for classes in electronic music, class piano, and music theory.
  • Practice rooms (C-1081 through C-1087): first-come, first-served individual and small group practice space, each soundproofed and equipped with an acoustic piano.
  • Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center (D-1093): A 400-seat auditorium with professional-quality stage machinery, lighting, sound capabilities, acoustical shells and Steinway B grand piano.

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