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Many of our music courses fulfill the arts and letters requirement of our transfer degrees.

topics Arts Communications

Skills & InterestCreativity

CareersArt & Communications

  • A Cellist playing to next to a piano
  • A student practicing a tuba
  • Students in choir practice

Why choose program or class?

We offer a range of performance and music appreciation courses. You can study performance at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels in –

  • Choir
  • Band
  • Orchestra

We also provide individual lessons in –

  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Most other instruments

General music study classes include –

  • Music fundamentals
  • Music appreciation
  • Music history
  • Music theory

What will you learn?

Performance options include –

  • Concert band
  • Jazz ensemble
  • String ensemble
  • Choir

What will you do?

  • Perform
  • Teach
  • Acclaimed Artist Series

    The purpose of the Acclaimed Artist Series is to bring world-class performers to Salem to share their music with our students and the greater Salem community.

    The artists performing in concert at Chemeketa for the 2018-19 Acclaimed Artist Series are –

    • Calmus (vocal ensemble)
    • Escher Quartet (string quartet)
    • Boston Brass (brass ensemble)
    • Chanticleer (chorus)

    Click here for information regarding tickets, pricing and sponsorships.