This program is designed for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Music degree but may also be applied to a Bachelor of Arts or other baccalaureate-level music degrees as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution.
Music technology courses prepare vocal or instrumental students with additional skills in computer music and recording technology. Training is provided in current music software and digital sound. Students will acquire the skills necessary to use sequencers, sampling devices and other digital media as a composition, production, arranging and recording tool. Students will also learn to compose and arrange music for corporate video, television, and film.
Northwest Vista's ensembles offer a variety of performing opportunities for students of all concentrations. Our groups provide an excellent way to become involved in college life and to meet students with similar interests. The ensembles, which include Jazz Ensemble, Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, and Concert Choir, perform at least one evening concert per semester on campus, and give students practical experience with a variety of the world's musical idioms. All students are welcomed.