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No matter what instrument you play, the Music program at Mt. Hood Community College can help start or advance your journey as a musician. You’ll work closely with our faculty and enjoy classes and clinics conducted by nationally recognized artists. You'll also have the chance to participate in numerous performance opportunities. Learn to explore, innovate, and push your creative expression at MHCC. Our ensembles are open to students of any major and staff, faculty, and community members.

The Experience

Program Details

The Music program prepares you to transfer to a four-year college after completing your first two years at MHCC. At MHCC you will experience the same mix of ensembles, lessons, and classes found in the first two years of any college music program.

Your future

Our vibrant curriculum gives you the knowledge and tools to become a better musician and successfully transfer into a four-year program. You should work with your transfer school of choice and an MHCC advisor to make sure the courses you are taking at MHCC will transfer easily.

How To Get Started

You can start the Music program during any term. Students admitted to MHCC can sign up for classes in the program after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met.

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Learn more about courses and curriculum

MHCC offers classes in orchestra, jazz, choir, percussion, and more. You can work with your advisor to select the best courses to meet degree requirements and your interests.

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