Introduction to the Music Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

This program is designed to provide students with basic skills and concepts in the field of music and to prepare the student completely for transfer to an upper-level institution. Students may choose as their principal instrument—piano, voice, organ, all woodwind instruments, all brass instruments, percussion, guitar, and strings. Students should consult with an advisor at the college or university they plan to attend for the specific courses recommended by that institution. We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State College Performing Arts Department (P.A.D.) for assistance in planning your program of study.

Occupations

Music Director

Direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.

Music Composer and Arranger

Write and transcribe musical scores.

Musician, Instrumental

Play one or more musical instruments in recital, in accompaniment, or as members of an orchestra, band, or other musical group.



Employment Trends

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Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Music Directors and Composers
2015 Cur. Openings
85
2023 Prj. Openings
94
Est. Annual Openings
3.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$39,816.32
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
Music Directors and Composers
2015 Cur. Openings
108
2023 Prj. Openings
115
Est. Annual Openings
3.8
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Music Directors and Composers
2015 Cur. Openings
4309
2023 Prj. Openings
4707
Est. Annual Openings
164.6
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$43,403.75


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