The A.S. Performing Arts: Music curriculum is designed for students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program after graduation from SUNY Schenectady. Areas of transfer may include music education, performance, music therapy, theory/composition, or jazz studies. A successful audition is required for entry into this program.
Graduates of the SUNY Schenectady School of Music A.S. program have pursued successful careers as public school music educators, university professors, performers, music therapists, composers, and in nearly all professional fields in music.
Flexible Degree Options
- Students in the program have the opportunity to earn field observation credits enabling smooth transfer into music education programs.
- Performance students may elect intense study of studio literature and earn recital credit.
- Students interested in jazz and popular music may study improvisation, and jazz and rock music history.
A successful audition is required for admission to this program. For further information, please see Audition Requirements
The SUNY Schenectady School of Music has articulation agreements with numerous four-year music schools, enabling smooth transfer for our graduates. For further information, please see our Music Transfer Agreements