Focus Area: Music

Sing to a different tune and march to the beat of your own drum, when you hit the right note with the Life.Changing. Music Focus Area at Indian Hills!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)


You’ve got a passion for music, and that’s MUSIC to our ears!  Do you want to be center stage singing or playing an instrument?  Maybe you are interested in teaching music or composing your own?  Our talented instructors will teach you about fundamental music theories, skills, and all that jazz!  Come explore your talent with private lessons and master your craft while being involved in the many performing arts ensembles! Your creative future starts with MUSIC at Indian Hills Community College! 


What you will learn:
  • Instrumental/Vocal technique
  • Music theory for music majors/minors
  • Sight-singing and ear training for music majors/minors
  • Piano technique
  • Performing in an ensemble
  • Basic music reading


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the details of this Focus Area below to see how our courses at Indian Hills Community College will help you get on your way to a Life.Changing. career as a Professional Performer, Music Teacher, or start your very own Music Business!


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Got Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Jennifer!

Jennifer Boyenga, Program Director, Fine Arts
(641) 683-5111, ext. 1812 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1812
[email protected]