Casper College instructor gently adjust the handgrip of a student playing the violin.

Music Education

Are you considering a career as a music teacher at a public school? With an associate degree in music education from Casper College, you will be prepared pursue a bachelor’s degree in music education at a four-year college or university.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

Dedicated faculty members are professional musicians who provide individual and small-group lessons. Be challenged and supported by high-quality instruction and personal attention as you progress in musicianship and performance. You will gain knowledge in music theory and music history. You will also develop your talents in solo recitals and ensemble concerts learning from professional musicians in master classes, recitals and ensemble performances.

You will enjoy the exceptionally beautiful music building, where every detail was implemented to ensure a real-world music experience for you. The acoustically tuned rehearsal spaces around the perimeter of the building are well equipped, and the gorgeous Wheeler Concert Hall is one of the most beautiful and vibrant performance spaces you may encounter.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

As a music major at Casper College, you will take four semesters of Written Theory, Aural Theory, and Class Piano. Your success in these classes is dependent upon already having had enough musical experience to be able to read music and to demonstrate a basic perception of pitch and rhythm. To make sure you are prepared for the core sequence of theory classes, as a new music major at Casper College you will be required to take the Music Theory Placement Exam. Learn more about the placement exam …

What courses would I take?

Casper College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

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Contact Info

Zachary Vreeman

Academic Chair for Music, Theatre and Dance

Tabitha Siemens

Fine Arts and Humanities Academic Assistant

Julia Whyde

Dean, School of Fine Arts and Humanities