Music (A.S. Degree Program) Learn more
For students interested in completing an Associate’s Degree in Music and for transferring to a Bachelor’s degree program in Music.
Music Production (A.A.S. Degree Program)
For students interested in Sound Engineering and Digital Music Technology.
Classes are also open to community members and learners of all musical backgrounds and levels of experience, who are not enrolled in degree programs.
Two lecture halls (equipped with baby grand piano), including Kurzweil Recital Hall • 2 piano laboratories • 2 professional digital multi-track recording studios • two 15-station hard-disk recording and music technology laboratories • a ProTools mixing suite • a music technology practice center that offers access to 15 computers with synthesizers, 5 analog mixing stations, and 8 digital pianos. All rooms feature intranet and Internet connectivity. The department also has access to the state-of-the- art facilities of the Queensborough Performing Arts Center. The Kurt R. Schmeller Library houses a significant collection of music books and scores.
Pop Choir • Queensborough Chorus • Queens Symphonic Band • Jazz Ensemble • Percussion Ensemble • Chamber Music and Piano Ensembles • Periodic musical theatre collaborations with the Department of Speech, Communication, and Theater Arts
The Julius Pomann Memorial Award • The Matthew Barbiere Memorial Music Scholarship Award • The Kurzweil Memorial Scholarship Award • The Tatyana Shvartsblat Memorial Scholarship Award • The Abbey Passariello Endowed Music Scholarship
Musicianship • Music Theory • Sight-singing and Ear-training • Keyboard Harmony • Music History • World Music • Jazz • Instrumental instruction • Ensembles • Business of Music • Introduction to the Recording Studio and MIDI • Digital Music Sequencing • Digital Sound Design • Recording Techniques I: Studio Equipment Operation • Recording Techniques II: Studio Operation • Recording Techniques III: Production • Digital Sound Recording • Virtual Instruments • Microphones and Amplification Systems • Cooperative Education Internship in Music Production • Popular Music
Joanne Chang & Leechi Chen: Piano Four-Hands
Wednesday, Spetember 9, 12:15 pm | Queensborough Performing Arts Center | free admission
Student Convocation I
Wednesday, October 21, 12:30 pm | Queensborough Performing Arts Center | free admission
Kirill Gliadkovsky: Solo Recital & Masterclass
Wednesday, November 4, 12:15 pm | Kurzweil Recital Hall (Humanities Bldg. Rm. H-144) | free admission
Student Convocation II
Wednesday, November 11, 12:30 pm | Humanities Room H-110 | free admission
Wednesday, November 18, 12:15 pm | Queensborough Performing Arts Center | free admission - World-reknowned pianist in concert at QCC
Instrumental and Vocal Ensemble
Wednesday, December 2, 12:15 pm | Kurzweil Recital Hall (Humanities Bldg. Rm. H-144) | free admission - Dr. Joanne Chang leads QCC's Instrumental Ensemble, and Dr. Neeraj Mehta leads the Percussion Ensemble in a combined lunchtime concert.
Queensborough Chorus & Symphonic Band
Saturday, December 5, 2 pm and 7 PM pm | Queensborough Performing Arts Center | admission will be charged - An evening concert of Jazz and Funk
Clock in Motion
Wednesday, December 9, 12:15 pm | Student Union Building | free admission
Queensborough Jazz Ensemble
Wednesday, December 9, 7 pm | Kurzweil Recital Hall (Humanities Bldg. Rm. H -144) | free admission
Senior College Laboratory Technician:
Professors Emeriti: Raoul Camus, Martin Canellakis, Myron Rosenblum, R. John Specht
Adjunct faculty number approximately 18 each year.
Silvia Loza, CUNY Office Assistant
Contact the Music Department directly for further information.
Room H-140 Humanities Building
Tel: (718) 631-6393 / Fax: (718) 631-6041
Dr. Kip Montgomery, Chairperson
Ms. Silvia Loza, Office Assistant